It’s impossible for any serious BJJ practitioner to have too many throws in his/her arsenal. That’s
because you might have a hard time getting some opponents down with certain techniques, while
others work like a charm.
This ankle pick technique is one of those throws. It’s a wrestling-style throw that’s
often used by judokas. It is a pretty straightforward move. To execute it, simply carry out the
The Ankle Pick is a favorite takedown for many BJJ athletes, and for a good reason: it isn’t too difficult to learn.
For example, here’s an Ankle Pick variation that you’ll probably be able to learn as early as today!
Marvin Castelle demonstrates it below:
10th Planet Black Belt and Seasoned Competitor Marvin Castelle Gives You The Tools you Need To Develop Better BJJ Grappling Awareness and Execute Cleaner, More Effective Technique.
- 10th Planet Black Belt Marvin Castelle is a seasoned competitor, ADCC Trials veteran, and phenomenal instructor with a firm grasp on conveying essential BJJ concepts.
- Castelle will separate “proper” and “improper” technique for a variety of different moves and concepts, to help you execute some of modern BJJ’s most efficient techniques while keeping you safe from crucial mistakes that can cost you the match.