Trouble doing Takedowns?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Peter, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. Peter

    Peter White Belt

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    I have been training in BJJ/Judo for a year now, and can only seem to finish trips and such, But whenever I need to do something really simple like a Drop Seoi Nage I always get too nervous and back out at the last second; I can do the moves just fine, Just applying them in a live situation makes me so nervous that I can't do them. I can get and uchi mata some times but not often. I have never gotten a hip throw either. I'm not sure what's wrong, everyone else seems to be able to do them just fine but with me even a double leg take down is too daunting for me. Any advice?
     
  2. cooltoon999

    cooltoon999 Orange Belt

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    Stop being a pansy and worrying about what happens in your gym?
     
  3. koolinkunming

    koolinkunming Silver Belt

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    I may be way off base here, but I'm gonna take a stab in the dark and say that your timing on throws/take downs sucks. If your timing and set up was better, you wouldn't be so nervous about doing the throws.
     
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    You're worrying too much. Just take what you can get. Don't be afraid to try for something. What's the worst that will happen?
     
  5. Joose

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    1- Seoi nages are really anything but simple.

    2- Stop being a pussy and throw. When you commit to a throw you commit 100%.

    You are never going to be able to land 100% of your throws. Hell you may never land 40% of your throws. That shouldn't stop you from doing them. I won a match in a tournamnet one time on something like my 8 or 9th throw attempt. You gotta stop thinking and just throw.
     
  6. Peter

    Peter White Belt

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    I meant simple compared to say a harai goshi or tai otoshi
     
  7. Q mystic

    Q mystic Silver Belt

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    Do you get alot of throwing practice in or just uchikomi?

    Training judo for a year and not being able to do a seoinage in randori isnt uncommon tho.
     
  8. Gidselgrisen

    Gidselgrisen Green Belt

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    That someone dies...
     
  9. fourfif**

    fourfif** Banned Banned

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    You need to clinch or tie if you ever hope to set up a takedown. Don't rely on your awesome outside shot, because most people don't have one. Even wrestlers. And the best way to lose a takedown is with a bad or telegraphed shot. Long story short, set ups are key!

    The 2 on 1 is the only clinch where you are in a superior position both offensively and defensively.

    Here are examples from Judo, Sambo and Wrestling.





     
  10. Stun Gun

    Stun Gun Green Belt

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    nice videos
     
  11. Peter

    Peter White Belt

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    I'm surprised that's in Sambo, With that grip the person holding the arm is just waiting to get punched in the head.
     
  12. newerest

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    quit showing people the 2 on 1...I destroy people at my gym with it

    i need my secret weapon!
     
  13. endurance

    endurance Simply the Best

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    I have done a ton of takedowns this past year. You have to commit to your shot. Also try faking shots to mix it up.
     

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