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Kyra Gracie Demonstrates An Easy Arm Drag Takedown Setup

When it comes to the stand-up game, not many BJJ practitioners can stand proudly and say that they feel super confident about it. Which is a big shame, as it’s really not that difficult to...

The Importance Of Controlling Motion & Distance In Wrestling (For BJJ Practitioners)

Do you sometimes feel… Intimidated by wrestling? As in, whenever you’re supposed to practice takedowns and throws, you feel out of your depth? That’s alright. But here’s the...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Teaches The Best Grips Take Everybody Down In Jiu-Jitsu

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend, known – among other things – for his superb takedown and throw skills. So, if you want to improve your stand-up game in...

Garry Tonon Has An Easy-To-Do Takedown Setup (It’ll Fool Your Opponents)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t have to be complicated. Sure, some techniques, setups, and sequences are more complicated than others… But you can always opt for perfectionism in the more...

This Is A Jiu-Jitsu Takedown Setup Everyone Should Learn

One of the worst habits you could develop in training is that you reach with both of your hands – both in BJJ and in MMA alike. This is often done in order to make that first physical contact...

The Knee Tap Trip Is An Awesome Takedown Option

If you have the underhook and you have the Collar Tie on the opposite side… Then there are quite a bit of throws and takedowns that you could set up against your training partner. And the Knee...

The „Limp Leg“ Single Leg Defense Is Great For MMA

Sometimes, it seems like Jiu-Jitsu – and submission grappling as a whole – is super complicated. And yes, it can be. But it depends on how complicated you want to make it. On which techniques you...

This Single Leg Defense Is So Simple & Works Really Well

So your opponent shot for a Single Leg and their head is on the inside… And yes, they have a good grip on your leg. You’ve got just a second (or less) to react, otherwise you’re...

Here’s How To Defend Against The Body Lock (From Standing) In Jiu-Jitsu

So you’ve finally decided to start improving your stand-up skills and you’re training regularly… But one of the problems you (often) find yourself in is that your training partners...

De Ashi Harai: Great Takedown For BJJ Practitioners

De Ashi Harai is one of the easiest takedowns that you, as a BJJ practitioner, should learn. Here’s how to do it. Craig Jones demonstrates the De Ashi Harai takedown on the video below: You...

Is This The Best Low Outside Single Leg Takedown Setup?

If there is one thing that’s true for takedowns, it’s that you can never learn enough of them! Because, no matter how many you learn, there’ll always be opportunities to further...

This Is A Super High Percentage Single Leg Entry (You Have To Learn It)

Struggling to set up the Single Leg takedown? Well, chances are that the reason behind this is that you’re not making your training partners react before you go for it. Meaning, you...

Buchecha Shows The Best Double Leg Takedown For Jiu-Jitsu

Wanna expand your takedown skills in the gi? Then you have to learn this Double Leg takedown setup! The Double leg takedown is most probably the most common and high percentage takedown in BJJ and...

Vagner Rocha Explains How To Do The Ankle Pick Takedown

The Ankle Pick is such a great takedown for jiujiteiros – even though it does (as all techniques do, truth be told) require a bit of practice and repetition in order to pull it off more...

Here’s A Simple Front Headlock Takedown (Anyone Can Do It)

While it has experienced a recent uptick in its popularity, the front headlock is perhaps the most under-appreciated position in all of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling. Although the...

The Back Trip Is One Of The Most Simple & Effective Takedowns For BJJ Athletes

Looking for simple and effective takedown techniques to expand your Jiu-Jitsu skillset? Here’s a great one: the Back Trip! Don’t let the complexity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling in...

BJJ Takedown Advice: Make ‘Em Stumble First

Could your takedowns use some work? Yeah, they probably could… Which is why you shouldn’t focus on techniques alone. But rather, on concepts too. For example, a concept that will go a...

Dante Leon Shows The Double Leg Body Lock To The Back Setup

The transition between standing techniques and ground techniques are rarely taught in BJJ. This is a small window of opportunity that is often neglected in BJJ. Capitalising on this moment is a...

Step On Their Foot: A Unique Single Leg Takedown Setup

Getting to the Single Leg is already hard… But getting the actual takedown can be even tougher. Especially if your opponent knows how to defend and if your favorite setup (i.e. probably...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Demonstrates A Rolling Kata Garuma Setup

Your takedowns could use some work, couldn’t they? Yup, it’s time to start improving them – and there’s no better way to do that than to focus on your grips and drills!...

You Have To Try This Super Cool Single Leg Counter

Every attack is an opportunity to further improve your defensive skills in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu… However, every defense can also be an opportunity for a counter-attack; if you know your options and...

Perfect Your Single Leg Takedown – With These Tips From AJ Agazarm

Getting to the Single Leg is already hard… But getting the actual takedown can be even tougher. Especially if your opponent knows how to defend and if your favorite setup (i.e. probably...

Giancarlo Bodoni Shows Two Effective & Easy Single Leg Takedowns

As we all know, the single leg is one of the most basic and high percentage takedowns in jiu jitsu. Whether youʼre standing on the ground, you need to incorporate the single leg takedown into your...

Ura Nage Back Throw: A Simple Takedown Technique

Ura nage in Japanese terminology means the rear throw. It is one of the original 40 throws of judo developed by Jigoro Kano. Worth noting, it’s classified as a rear sacrifice technique. Many people...