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Tag Archives: Double-Leg Takedown

The double-leg takedown the primary wrestling-based takedown used in MMA, but the most often used method is a modified version of it. In the original, a fighter takes a deep penetrating step to snatch both the opponent's legs. He then drops his lead knee to the ground as a follow-through to the takedown. In the modified version, the fighter penetrates-closing the gap without dropping the knee-and snatches both the opponent's legs to follow through with a pickup and slam to the ground.

Learn 5 MMA Techniques From MMA Ref “Big” John McCarthy

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Watch MMA ref “Big” John McCarthy demonstrate five of his favorite MMA techniques in these five exclusive videos shot at his Ultimate Training Academy just outside Los Angeles!
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Larry Hartsell on Jeet Kune Do, Grappling and Open-Mindedness (Part 2)

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

In Part 2 of this exclusive interview, Larry Hartsell, an expert in Bruce Lee’s jeet kune do and various styles of grappling, talks about how the two forms of fighting function together in self-defense.
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Posted in Jeet Kune Do.

In Search of Grappling’s Roots in India, Part 2

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The following is a continuation of Joji Montelibano’s journey In Search of Grappling’s Roots in India, Part 1.

At 3 o’clock the next afternoon, Punesh Urs and Shankar Charavarthy showed up at our door on two motorcycles and gave us a lift to the gushti shala (wrestling school). It was a humble, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it establishment, located on
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Posted in Grappling.