• Getting the Fight to the Ground

    Getting the fight to the ground is the first step to jiu-jitsu practice since the ground is where we can neutralize our opponent’s strength and size advantages.Takedowns, thus, are an essential part of learning jiu-jitsu. The truth is; however, most people are quite uncomfortable with takedowns. Falling hurts, especially...
  • Getting The Takedown – Arm Drag Takedown With Luis Heredia

    In Issue 30, Feb/Mar ’15, Jiu-Jitsu Magazine features an indepth article on both Judo and Wrestling takedowns by none other than Luis “Limao” Heredia, a modern day pioneer of jiu-jitsu. In his feature article he goes over multiple take downs utilizing both Judo and Wrestling styles. Check out this...