From a self-defense perspective, being able to be on the ground following an opponent who is standing – and then getting up and escaping – is challenging. But these techniques, which you can practice solo or with a partner, allow you to be mobile on the ground and be able to stand up and escape safely.
Whether you’re training wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or MMA… getting your opponent to the ground is critical. A solid wrestler’s double leg is an essential skill in your takedown arsenal. This video, from our Blue Belt Fundamentals Curriculum, shows the basics of this takedown.
This week, for our self-defense technique of the week, we’re sharing a video from our Blue Belt curriculum. It’s another version of the Upa Escape that we showed a few weeks ago in a video from our Free Women’s Self-defense Class.