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Great Leg Drag Inversion Drill

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Zankou, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Zankou Bringing peace and love Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I really like this cool drill which shows Mendes/Miyao type leg drag passing with an inversion, going from side to side. It really shows how to play and develop what I think of as "back butterfly, getting your hooks in behind the guard, rather than two dimensionally thinking about going to side control. A lot of the modern double guard pull "footsie" game involves one guy working for this movement, and the other guy defending it.

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    I don't know anything about this brown belt, but he has a lot of other great vids. One that I really like is this one, which shows a shin slide pass/smash pass combo that is similar to something I've been doing but with a lot more detail and precision. I'll be sure to work this series as well.

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  2. Knuckles69 Purple Belt

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    Cool - I'm going to have to try these.
     
  3. virtuoso Blue Belt

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    Sweet! Thanks for the links. The bottom video on the shin cut redirect is awesome! I've been using that pass a lot recently and have been getting my foot caught. Haven't known what to do till now!
     
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    Awesome finds, he's got some great tech and plays my game. Good vids for sure Zankou, thanks man.
     
  5. beeran1 Purple Belt

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    These guys put out some very cool stuff. Tough to differentiate yourself in the YouTube BJJ instructional market at this point, but theirs is some of the best stuff I've found on there.
     
  6. Shemhazai Black Belt

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    + 1. Very creative and innovative stuff. Leg drag inversion drill is pure gold even if you don't play the 'footsies' game, as someone who is good at defending leg drags can give you hell when you're coming up into it off of a sweep.
     
  7. bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    That brown belt is Davin Maxwell who is a beast!
     
  8. yovan Purple Belt

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    TTT for this thread.

    Davin's vids are really, really awesome.
     
  9. Furious Poo Yellow Belt

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    Hasn't Davin beat Kron in the past year?
     
  10. bjjaz Got the Rock...Time to Roll

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    Are you thinking of Benny almost beating Kron?
     
  11. willm White Belt

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    Probably thinking about Zak Maxwell who beat Kron at the Abu Dhabi Trials
     
  12. Furious Poo Yellow Belt

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    This.
     
  13. Mikey Triangles Bending Joints the Wrong Way Since 1985

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    Damn, I have to get on the forums more often again. I honestly wasn't expecting much when I hit play on the first video, but knowing Zankou always puts up quality stuff I did it... coolest drill I've seen all year. Going to practice it tonight.
     
  14. Mikey Triangles Bending Joints the Wrong Way Since 1985

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    No, but he did allegedly steal his hairdo. investigation is still taking place.


    vids are sick
     

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