The word grappling means hands to hands fight and its purpose is to seize your opponent. In grappling, there are an unlimited number of variations and possibilities one can use for a takedown and that is why most of the mixed artists choose BJJ to improve their ground game
Grappling is all about controlling your opponent and make them submit.
There are 600+ BJJ grappling techniques and it could take a lifetime period to master them all but there are some more common and somewhat easy to learn moves that can successfully take down the opponents.
Nowadays people are leaning towards joining self-defense classes for their safety and professionals want to learn it to improve their defense and ground games.
Similarly, Brazilian jiu-Jitsu is also a defense way of fighting which teaches a smaller or weaker person a method in which they can defend themselves against a stronger bigger person by the distribution of weight. For that reason, it is extremely popular among women.
Here we are trying to provide some information about some easy to execute yet effective BJJ Techniques which you can learn and successfully defend yourself and your loved ones if any unpleasant thing happened.
Here they are.
Leg trip is the method in which a fighter uses his/her leg to try to imbalance the opponent and take him to the ground. Leg trip is divided into single leg trip and double leg trip
In a single leg takedown, the fighter grabs one of the legs of an opponent with both his hands and pulls the opponent towards the ground. Usually in this technique, the lower part of the opposite leg is being pulled towards the ground with the help of the shoulder.
There are many types of single-leg takedowns. One of them is ‘ANKLE LIFT” which involves picking up the leg with the help of the ankle. Another type of single-leg takedown is ‘HIGH CROTCH’ in this technique the leg of an opponent is pulled up at the opponent’s crotch area. The leg is either attacked away from the body or across the body.
In double leg takedown, the legs of the opponent are grabbed with both the arms, keeping the chest closer to the opponent and forcing the opponent to get on the ground. There are certain skills by which you can take the opponent towards the ground. Some of these skills are slamming, pushing the opponent forward with the help of your shoulders, and pulling their legs.
Triangle choke submission
In triangle choke submission, you trap the neck of your opponent and hold one of the opponent’s arms between your legs. Locking one of your ankles behind your other knee. Once the triangle is formed you can then you can pull ahead of your opponent to make a choke.
Rear naked choke
Rear naked submission is one of the famous BJJ submissions. In this technique, the pressure is exerted on the blood circulation of the opponent’s head, making discomforts in a way that your opponent gets unconscious unless they tap. It arises from the back mount, which involves wrapping your arm around the opponent’s neck. You can grab your biceps with the opposite arm. You can then exert pressure with the help of your biceps and use your non-choking hand and then can apply pressure on the back of the head and can deepen the choke easily.
In this technique, you are on your back, and your opponent is trapped between your legs which can be opened or locked with the help of your ankles. It also involves several submissions that force the opponent to break their posture and also force them to tire out. It is also considered a defence technique in which strikes are used. So these are a few Brazilian jiu-jitsu grappling techniques you can learn to dominate your opponent.
Submission is a technique that requires a special command in controlling human body mechanics, skills, and use of leverage to get full control over your opponent. There are several submission techniques and all of them work on different parts of the body. There are 20 to 50 different forms of submissions. Some of them are listed below,
- Straight armbar submission
- Triangle choke
- Bow and arrow choke
- American armlock
- Kimura armlock
- Guillotine submission technique
You can practice these moves at your home with some friends or you can join any academy or a master to learn these real quick. But you need to be a little patient and practice every move multiple times. Learning and mastering one good move is better than learning many.