5 Chain Takedowns

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How to Take Anyone Down

Everyone thinks that takedowns are single moves. You go for one takedown at a time. You fake the jab and shoot for the double leg and wrench on your opponent’s legs until they fall. No. You need to think about takedowns as if they were striking combinations.

What would happen if a striker only threw one┬ástrike at a time and never used combos? Their strikes would rarely land. Takedowns should be used in combinations as strikes are. That way, you will give your opponent more to think about and you’ll drastically increase the percentage of takedowns you land. Here are 5 simple takedown combinations for you to try: