This week Gracie Barra Learning will feature important judo throws that jiu-jitsu students should know.
Many 1st year students express frustration at not feeling comfortable in the standing portion of a match. Gracie Barra Blog has 5 videos by GB instructors to teach you some takedowns to improve your standup grappling.
1) Basic hip throw / Queda de Quadril
This basic technique might be the 1st throw that you learn in jiu-jitsu.
2) Hip Throw variation #2 / Single Leg Counter Attack
Here is a situation where you might use the basic hip throw when your opponent counters your single leg.
3) Ankle pick / Técnica de queda catando a perna
Grip fighting is an important part of standup grappling and the instructor here shows how to catch the ankle pick off of a cross sleeve grip.