The Peek Out is a great move to counter your opponent after he has stopped your single leg takedown. This move must be hit quickly in order to prevent your opponent from getting to a front-head position.
If you’re having trouble finishing your high crotch takedowns, use this alternative finish to counter your opponent’s defense that is preventing you from switching off to a double leg.
This scramble position has become a popular way to defend against a takedown in recent years instead of the fundamental sprawl defense. Crossing your feet and positioning your weight over your opponent is a great way to stop him from gaining an offensive position.
Use this move to beat your opponent’s whizzer to finish a high single leg.
The Cutback Single Leg Finish is an alternative way to take down your opponent. This move is best utilized when you are unable to turn the corner or create an angle on your traditional single leg takedown due to heavy pressure from your opponent.
These two defensive moves are a great way to stop a low single attack. The basic defense allows you to stay in a good position and transfer into a front headlock series. The scramble defense is riskier and should only be used as a last resort once your opponent is deep in on the shot. However, if used correctly, it can be turned into a scoring position.
This technique from the feet is a great way to get a quick takedown by using your opponent’s momentum against him. The key point of this move is to hit a good fake to one side before attempting the Duck Under to the opposite side.
Use this technique to look for a quick pinning combination from an optional start rather than from the referee's position. It's a great alternative to choosing the neutral position when cutting an opponent.
Chain wrestling allows you to hit multiple offensive moves in a row and recover from your opponent's counters. In our last technique video, we showed how to hit an ankle pick from a pass-by. In this video, we'll show you how to transition to a single leg from a pass-by after a missed ankle pick.
Garret Garness and Ty Eustice demonstrate the pass-by to ankle pick. Use this move to counter a collar tie and transition to an ankle pick.
Ty Eustice and Garret Garness demonstrate the Front Headlock Drill. Use this transition to help move your opponent from a collar tie to a more offensive position.
Alec Ortiz and Ty Eustice demonstrate the Lateral Drop, or Lateral Toss. This is a great takedown technique to use when you need big points late in a match.
This JROB Technique Session focuses on protecting your ankles from bottom position so you can get important escape points during the post-season.
Looking for a different way to escape? Try the Granby Roll to get away from your opponent.