BJJ doesn’t mess around and it’s important to make sure that finding your way to the floor is always a priority. BJJ uses takedowns, submissions, and grappling to make that happen. There are many different types and varieties of these skills, so here are some of the fundamentals that you can always use – newbie or BJJ vet. Along with strength, mobility, and mental toughness, making sure that your technique is on point is the point. It’s time to get strategic and learn about different takedowns, submissions and grappling.
Take Down Techniques
In the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the importance of getting good at a handful of different types of takedown is crucial to the level of success. Takedowns require both physical and mental strength. To be honest.
Double Leg Take-Down
You’ve gotta hit the double leg take-down hard. It’s a highly technical maneuver – be warned. It is important to have the confidence to take your opponent to the mat. If you find yourself in a turtle position bottom with a grip, this is a great move. Double Leg is also perhaps known as the King of Take-Downs and as one of the most reliable techniques in grappling martial arts in general. When done correctly, you can see a high return on the low risk move. Key phrase: when done correctly. Be mindful that this technique takes years to master and that it’s not a football tackle, either.
Make sure to focus on good posture, chest and shoulder penetration, and the position of the lead leg. Takedowns require power and that once you shoot, there is no going back. Make sure you’re committed before executing this move.