High crotch and running the pipe: two things to avoid saying unless you are talking about wrestling and takedowns

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And, even then, it feels kind of weird. Let’s make this a quick commentary, grapplers. In the video below, Andrew Leone, resident badass wrestling coach at PTT (that’s Phuket Top team) and pro fighter, and Ben Askren (former Olympic wrestler; current Bellator Welterweight champ) show us the proper high crotch single leg approach and follow it up with a transition to the double leg.

This is meat n’ potatoes technique that any ground fighter should know. You may well practice this at your BJJ academy already. You probably don’t practice this at your Kenpo Karate or Tae Kwon Do dojo. Definitely, not at your secret Ninjitsu academy.

The High Crotch Single to Double Leg Takedowns…

Published on June 3, 2012 at 7:32 pm
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