My Fave Takedowns for Gi

Wizzer throw into headlock/anaconda


Grip Switch – Wrestling Clinch Takedown

Grip with your right hand around the back of the head

Then step forwards and grip with your left

Secure a leg if possible

If opponent sprawls backwards, look for a headlock or choke

Advancing Foot Sweep

‘Rotating Foot Sweep‘ – into an instant ‘follow up’ such as an ankle pick
Most of the time that I try this, I only get the guy off balance, so it’s important for me to have an instant follow up technique

I tend to do this the other way, instead of sweeping with my left foot as above, I’ll leave my right foot out for the guy to trip over

Drop Seoi Nage

You’ll need some grip breaks too:


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