Nhb - Takedown
Cinturada com Braço

A Technique from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
By Cláudio Moreno and Andres Lenta

Video: AVI [372K] of the technique.

These techniques should only be practiced with the supervision of an experienced instructor.
Practicing the moves incorrectly could result in serious bodily injury or death.

NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 1  The position starts with both fighters standed up one in front of the other.
NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 2  Dominate quickly your opponent wrist with the same hand of your opp's arm.
NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 3  Do another quick move to dominate with your other hand ( crossed arm ) your opp elbow ( now your thumb will be up) stepping to the front of your opp.
NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 4  After dominating and being close to your opp, release the grips and hold your opp over his arm (that was dominated) and at the same time you will put your leg behind your opp left leg doing a hook ( see picture ) . This will help you to throw him down.
NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 5  Hold your opponent with your arms strongly and throw your shoulder down and at the same time use the hook to throw him down easily.
NHB - Takedown Technique - Image 6  You will hit the ground in his half-guard or on the guard. Throw your hips down balancing your body. In this position you can hit your opp and also pass his guard.

This information was originally published on InTheGuard.com, a web site created by James "Calango" Love, Cláudio Moreno, and Felipe Moreno. Page downloaded on Sat Jun 29 22:30:26 PDT 2002.
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