GB Technique: The Art Of The Single Leg

Out of all of the various takedowns we practice in Jiu-Jitsu, perhaps the technique that is most successful between both gi Jiu-Jitsu and No-Gi is the single-leg takedown. There are a number of entries, control grips, and variations to finish worth the Jiu-Jitsu student’s study.
Prof. Samoa
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Single-Leg Setup and Finish
Prof. “Samoa” shows a variation of the “running the pipe” finish to the single leg. A collar/head grip creates a strong force to break the opponent’s balance and put him on the ground
Prof Draculino grip break to low single leg
Grip fighting to both nullify your opponent’s offense and get past their defensive arms is an important part of the setup for this version of low single
Simple entry into single leg takedown
Pay attention to the footwork and especially the level change Prof. Marcio Feitosa uses to gain entry to his opponent’s legs
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GB Technique:  Passing Different Guard Styles
Writer: Mark Mullen, Gracie Barra Black Belt