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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...

Set Up Takedowns & Guillotine Chokes Easily: The Inside Tie Side To Side Snap Downs

One of the best ways to take down your opponent in grappling and jiu-jitsu is undoubtedly through the use of single and double legs. However, although these takedowns are often regarded as...

Super Simple Way To Finish The Single Leg Takedown (Against Heavy Hips)

Takedowns are a must if you want to dictate the pace of a match. Joe Rogan said that fighters with strong takedown games can push the pace better because the takedown threat is always looming. This...

BJJ Fundamentals: Basic Single Leg Takedown

Having a good standup game in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a must if you want to become a complete BJJ athlete… Which is why it’s best to start working on your takedowns as soon as possible....

Finish The Single Leg Every Time With This Simple Leg Lift Technique

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...

Turn The Corner When Opponent Sprawls – And Finish The Takedown

Double leg takedown is probably the most utilized and high percentage takedown in MMA. And it is not only used in that sport, but also in many others like freestyle wrestling, BJJ, grappling, sambo,...

Armdrag To Snapdown: Your New Favorite Takedown Technique

Short on takedown techniques, especially in no-gi? Well, that sucks… Would be great if you could do something about it, wouldn’t it? Well, here’s a technique that you’re going...

No-Gi Takedowns: John Danaher Explains The Basics

So you prefer training no-gi… That’s alright – but what is not alright is not knowing how to set up and finish takedowns, as they’re quite different from their gi variant....

The “Lat Whip” Is One Of The Easiest Takedowns In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

No matter what some may tell you, there’s no shame in being a guard puller. It’s a legit move and tactic to use in training and competition alike; so, as far as sports Jiu-Jitsu is...

Stop Telegraphing Your Double Legs. Try This Powerful Misdirection Double Instead

Once you’ve gotten a bit more comfortable with wrestling and once you’ve learned a couple of basic takedowns, it is time to turn towards practicing „The Sweet Art of The Feint“; that...

John Danaher: “Even If You Pull Guard, You Need To Learn Takedowns”

No matter what some may tell you, there’s no shame in being a guard puller. It’s a legit move and tactic to use in training and competition alike; so, as far as sports Jiu-Jitsu is...

How Can You Improve Your Takedowns When Training in a BJJ Academy?

If you are an owner and/or a coach in a BJJ academy, it might be the case that your students haven’t done a lot of takedown training up until now. Whatever the reason for that may be, it...

BJJ Advice: Don’t Stop Mid-Sweep… Establish Top Position

If you’ve been training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at any length of time and are finally starting to understand it a bit, then you’ve probably heard your coach say something along the lines of:...

This Is The Simplest Single Leg Variation You’ll Learn – And You’ll Love It

Ah, the Single Leg… We know, we know. You actually do like this takedown technique, even though you suck at it. But you’d still prefer to not be so bad at it, although it is – for...

Kit Dale: “Not Being Good At Takedowns Comes With Many Problems”

Yeah, we get it – you’re not that good with takedowns. You never were and you, kind of, believe that takedowns just aren’t your “thing”. But here’s the problem: if...

Yoko Tomoe Nage – The Perfect Judo Throw For BJJ Practitioners

Hey… We get it. Judo throws have never been your “thing” when it comes to BJJ. You’ve never felt comfortable with using them when you roll. Plus, when you face someone whose grips send the:...

This No-Gi Kouchi Gari Variation Is An Easy Takedown Option

You know what they say: the simplest of solutions are often the best of solutions. Be it in life or on the mats. So, if you are having some life or grappling related problems, perhaps it’s time...

This Double Leg Variation Works Great For Taller Grapplers & MMA Fighters

The Double Leg takedown is one of the first takedowns you’ll learn in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. And rightfully so; it isn’t (too) complicated for the beginner grappler, while at the same time...

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza Teaches Best Takedown Grips & Drills

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is one of the most dominant Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes in history. His modern approach to the “game” is what inspired many to follow the same tracks;...

John Danaher: “These Are The Highest Percentage Takedowns in BJJ & MMA”

Takedowns aren’t something that a lot of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes are great in. However, if you want to develop a well-rounded BJJ game, then you have to work on your stand up skill. So, if...