Inside the University 386 - Drop Seoi Nage

Inside the University 386 - Drop Seoi Nage

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A newer standout competitor to the Black Belt division, Nick Schrock, shows his go to takedown in a time sensitive situation. After grabbing his collar and sleeve grips, Nick stays with good posture and keeps a stiff arm with his collar grip. He steps outside and turns his opponent, feinting the outside trip, but mainly is concerned about breaking his posture. When his opponent postures up, Nick steps across to the outside of the far leg, and turns in, dropping to his knees for the seoi nage. A key detail is that he raises his elbow high to help trap the arm for the throw.


Ruotolo Twins Series 12 - Rolling Takedown to the Back

Ruotolo Twins Series 12 - Rolling Takedown to the Back

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With a simple duck under, Tye gets to Kade's back while standing and controls him with a body lock. He throws his right leg over Kade's leg and wraps it inside his calf to make a twister hook. Now he turns to face the opposite and throws his right arm over him, reaching over his back and hugging his body. Next Tye rolls over his right shoulder, taking Kade down with him, and stretches his hook leg out to open space for him to place his second hook and establish back control.

Ruotolo Twins Series 11 - Cross Arm Drop Seoi Nage

Ruotolo Twins Series 11 - Cross Arm Drop Seoi Nage

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From standing, Kade grabs the cross collar and sleeve grips on Tye. For a traditional seoi nage, he would turn from the inside, however, in this variation he turns from the outside to avoid exposing his back. As he turns and steps in, he raises Tye's arm and places it on his shoulder. He drops to his knees and pulls down on the collar and sleeve. Because Tye's arm is across his body, he will have a very difficult time trying to take Kade's back. Now Kade leans forward and pulls Tye over his body to finish the takedown.

Travis Stevens Judo 10 - Seoi Nage

Travis Stevens Judo 10 - Seoi Nage

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With a collar and sleeve grip, Travis steps forward and to the side, before pulling his opponent and circling. From here, he back steps to close the distance, and reaches under the arm grabbing his collar, and traps it grabbing the shoulder. He pulls down as hard as he can, lifts his opponent off the mat using his hip, and bows to finish the takedown.

Travis Stevens Judo 9 - Grip Break to Osoto Gari

Travis Stevens Judo 9 - Grip Break to Osoto Gari

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Travis begins the same as the last technique, rolling his opponent's collar grip off with a C grip, and circling his opponent to the side. Now, after he grabs over the back, he back steps his foot to close the distance, and his near foot hooks behind the outside leg. He pushes his foot to the mat and stretches his body up tall, before stepping his other foot forward and kicking his hook back high to finish the takedown.

Travis Stevens Judo 8 - Grip Break to Foot Sweep Takedown

Travis Stevens Judo 8 - Grip Break to Foot Sweep Takedown

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Travis and his opponent both have each other's collar gripped, so Travis makes a C grip on the wrist, and rolls it off to break the grip. He slides to his left, circling while pulling his opponent with his grips. He moves his hand from the arm to over the back, grabbing the gi. Now he steps up with his left foot, and pulls his opponent to his right, as he sweeps the right foot to finish the takedown.

Travis Stevens Judo 5 - Basic Uchikomi Footwork

Travis Stevens Judo 5 - Basic Uchikomi Footwork

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Travis breaks down the basic footwork of the uchikomi, which is used to close the distance so he can throw his opponent. Starting square to his opponent, Travis makes his traditional grips and begins and presses down. He steps his right foot forward and across, as he now lifts his grips up. Now he back steps his left foot, centered with his opponent's feet, and lands it on the ball of his foot. Here he is ready to continue with his forward throws. For the more advanced variation, Travis teaches how to utilize this footwork while walking.

Travis Stevens Judo 4 - Basic Foot Sweep Takedown

Travis Stevens Judo 4 - Basic Foot Sweep Takedown

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Starting with his traditional defensive grips, Travis pushes sweeps his foot to his opponent's foot, placing his foot on top rather than using ankle to ankle. After he lifts her foot off the ground, he switches to offensive grips, pushing down and away, as he hops on one foot until his opponent goes down.

Leticia Ribeiro Series 6 - Single Leg Takedown

Leticia Ribeiro Series 6 - Single Leg Takedown

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From standing up, Leticia makes the collar and sleeve grips on her opponent. She pushes the shoulder with the collar grip and grabs the leg she wants to attack, picking it up and pinching it between her own legs. With her arm wrapped around the leg, Leticia grabs her own collar, and brings the leg to the outside of her body. No she pulls down on the collar and lifts up the leg to take her opponent down and establish top control.

Leticia Ribeiro Series 5 - Grip Fighting

Leticia Ribeiro Series 5 - Grip Fighting

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Breaking down her stand up game, Leticia shows the basics of grip fighting. First she makes sure to keep good posture with her knees slightly bent. When her opponent reaches to make a collar grip, she swats the hand and makes a sleeve grip if possible. Then her other hand reaches for the collar. If her opponent makes a collar grip, Leticia grabs the sleeve with both hands, pinches the wrist and pulls the grip off. If her opponent makes a sleeve grip, Leticia either circles her hand to break it, or pulls her arm hard and fast, away from her opponent.

Inside the University 352 - Takedown to Armbar

Inside the University 352 - Takedown to Armbar

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Victor Hugo , World Champion in the Purple Belt Ultra Heavyweight Division and Silver Medalist in the Open Class Division, shows a takedown to submission he used in the 2017 World Championships. First Victor makes a grip on the back of his opponent's gi and the sleeve, and then he sweeps the foot, taking him down. He passes to knee on belly right away with the X-pass and his opponent turns his back, trying to roll away. Victor grabs the arm and traps it against his body, gripping his own collar. He steps his leg over the head, and sits back to finish the armbar.

Inside the University 349 - Hook Sweep from Guard Pull

Inside the University 349 - Hook Sweep from Guard Pull

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Xande is standing up with his opponent and gets the classic collar and triceps grips. He pushes his opponent a little to get the push back reaction from him, and he uses the opportunity to step to the side of the collar grip and pull guard. As he pulls, he hooks his foot behind the knee to elevate his opponent, and his other foot scissors at the ankle to sweep him. The key to this position is making sure he steps aside to pull his guard at an angle, rather than straight on.