5 Things To Learn From Wrestlers (Besides Takedowns)

5 Things To Learn From Wrestlers (Besides Takedowns)

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“BJJ Players Will Never Reach Their Full Potential Unless They Cross Train In Other Grappling Arts.”
John Danaher

Grappling is big family which includes Judo, Sambo, Wrestling, BJJ, Catch Wrestling, Luta Livre and many more Grappling arts. There are so many benefits to cross training in other Grappling arts:

1) Different emphasis

2) Different dynamics

3) Different techniques

4) Humbleness


If you want to model yourself on high level grapplers that combine technique, strength , speed, agility, conditioning then look at wrestlers.

BJJ black belt Carter Fisk talks about 5 things that grapplers can learn from Wrestling (besides takedowns)


Olympic gold medalist and UFC champion Henry Cejudo does a brilliant job explaining how to successfully take down much bigger opponents.

Reigning UFC Champion & Olympic Gold Medal Wrestler Henry Cejudo Wants To Show You His Complete System To Takedown Bigger & Stronger Opponents Easily – Every Time.