You’ve Got To Learn This Ankle Pick Takedown Technique

You’ve Got To Learn This Ankle Pick Takedown Technique

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

following steps.

The Ankle Pick is, arguably, one of the best takedowns for BJJ athletes.

For example, here’s a cool variation that works against all levels.
João Rocha demonstrates:

Score Takedowns From Your Feet With This BJJ-Specific Blueprint For Throws, Shots, & More From João Gabriel Rocha, One Of The Best And Most Mobile Big Men In Jiu-Jitsu

  • Figure our what is most important to focus on from your feet as João breaks down the concepts you need to understand to be a takedown artist.
  • João is an elite black belt competitor, including two black belt Pan American Championships and 3 IBJJF World Championship finals appearances.