How to Make the Single Leg Takedown Work For You

One of the most effective and commonly used takedowns in any grappling sport (that allows it) is the single leg takedown. This is mainly because there are many different variations and technical nuances of the single leg takedown. If you’re trying to learn the single leg takedown but you’re not sure where to start, let me break it down for you and show you how you might approach learning the single leg. Types of Single Legs Single legs can be broken down into three main categories: high, mid-level, and low. For future reference, virtually nobody in wrestling says “mid-level singles”. They’ll typically just refer to the three main types as high singles, single legs, and low singles. High Single High singles are easiest to learn since you don’t need to get into the complexities of the penetration step (which is where most beginners make their … Continue reading How to Make the Single Leg Takedown Work For You