No-Gi Takedown Fundamentals | Andre Galvao

No-Gi Takedown Fundamentals | Andre Galvao

This course details the fundamental takedown techniques and concepts utilized in no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Designed for those who have minimal to some experience with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (white to purple belts), this is a “beginner to fundamental-level” course.

Learn the best takedown attacks and defenses from standing that has allowed Andre Galvao to become one of the greatest no-gi champions of all time. By the end of this course, you’ll understand the fundamental concepts of takedowns, as well as how to finish takedowns, attack from the takedown, stabilize your opponent on the ground, and even defend takedowns!

Featuring 48 individual lessons, consisting of 6 hours of content!

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IBJJF Pan American Championships, and 6 ADCC World Championship titles (4x as the ADCC Super Fight Champion). He received his black belt from Luis “Careca” Dagmar, having also worked extensively with Fernando Terere. Galvao is also a former mixed martial artist, with an MMA record of 5-2-0, before he retired to lead the Atos Jiu-Jitsu Academy's Headquarters in San Diego, California.

Today, Atos is considered one of the best jiu-jitsu academies in the world, producing World Champion athletes at all levels, from juvenile and white belt all the way to black belt. Galvao's mission with Atos BJJ On Demand is to share the lessons, and experiences he has acquired competing and coaching over the years.

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No-Gi Takedown Fundamentals | Andre Galvao

48 Videos

  • Hip throw-o-goshi

    Lesson:
    Hip Throw O-Gosh landing on top: The O-Goshi hip throw is the first takedown you’ll learn in this program. In this technique, the fulcrum is your hips shooting across their hipline, creating a perfect obstacle to hurdle your opponent over. Focus on a deep entry of the hip combined with a...

  • Hip throw-o-goshi to side mount

    Hip Throw O-Gosh to side mount: The O-Goshi hip throw is the first takedown you’ll learn in this program. In this technique, the fulcrum is your hips shooting across their hipline, creating a perfect obstacle to hurdle your opponent over. Focus on a deep entry of the hip combined with a strong ac...

  • Headlock takedown-koshi guruma

    1- Headlock Takedown Koshi-Guruma: The Koshi-Guruma Headlock takedown is an excellent fundamental forward throwing takedown with a similar throwing mechanism as the previous O-Goshi. It is known for you to control the head to pull the opponent into a bent-over position, making your opponent susce...

  • Osoto gari takedown

    The Osoto Gari takedown: The Osoto Gari takedown or Outside Major Leg Sweep is your first fundamental foot sweep, though your focal point is off balancing your opponent and hip hip forward driving contact as you enter the takedown. Keep your partner’s arm once he falls to help break his fall and ...

  • Hip throw and sweeping the leg-harai-goshi

    Hip Throw and Sweeping The Leg Harai-Goshi: The Harai-Goshi hip throw is special in that this version allows you to build on your successes from the O-Goshi while eliminating their option to circle to your front in defense. In addition to this, your leg sweep creates more lifting momentum to rapi...

  • Defending the wrist grip

    Defending The Same Side Wrist Grip: The wrist grip defense is important for both gi, no-gi, and self-defense training and is key to later grip fighting and more competitive training scenarios. When you’re escaping a grip like this, your partner’s thumb to forefinger “hole” is your escape route. P...

  • Front choke defense with hip throw

    Front Choke Defense Hip-Throw: With your knowledge of the Koshi-Guruma headlock takedown its time to apply this to a real-world self-defense situation. In this case, you focus on regaining the inside control, a fundamental jiu-jitsu concept to create separation from the choke, and set-up the foll...

  • Toreando pass to armbar

    The Knee-On-Belly To Armbar: The knee-on-belly to armbar technique combines a bullfighter pass to clear the legs, a knee on belly control over the upper body, and a step over armbar against the defending position. Key to this position is your ability to smoothly transition and establish a ‘heavin...

  • Putting it all together

    Putting It All Together: This technique combines the choke defense with the Koshi-Guruma takedown with the knee-on-belly to an armbar finish. As long as you maintain strong sleeve control during the throw, you should be able to practice or attack with the knee-on-belly armbar as a quick 1-2 combi...

  • Front bear hug defense

    Front Body Lock: This simple front body lock or bear hug escape is simple and effective. For this self-defense escape to be effective you need to prevent your opponent from arching your back towards a potential throw by framing against his chin and pushing him away from his body lock grip to brea...

  • Head-lock defenses

    The Headlock Defenses: The headlock defense is an important self-defense technique because many inexperienced attackers will grab your head, thinking they can hold you there, and even punch you. In this technique, reach around your partner to trap his arm and keep him from throwing punches to you...

  • Front bear hug escape (over arms)

    Front Body Lock (Over Arms): The body lock or front bear hug escape incorporates the use of separation by pushing on the hips to stay at a safe distance and the power of the underhook for the O-Goshi style hip toss to take your opponent down. Always create this separating base to prevent your opp...

  • Front bear hug escape (under arms)

    Front Body Lock Escape (Under Arms): This simple front bear hug escape is simple and effective. For this self-defense escape to be effective you need to prevent your opponent from arching your back towards a potential throw by framing against his chin and pushing him away from his body lock grip ...

  • Roundhouse kick defense

    Roundhouse Kick Defense: In the roundhouse kick defense your objective is to catch the knee preferably early and to open your adversary’s knee to the outside to force him to fall. Once he is on the floor he is in a prime location for you to step over his thigh to trap him and finish the standing ...

  • Fighting stance

    Fighting Stance: This is a must during a fight situation as self-defense or as in jiu-jitsu as sport. In order to have a good balance, move quickly, and be ready to attack or defend against your opponent you need to understand how to behave when you are on your feet!

  • Snapdown, Downblock & Sprawl

  • The guillotine choke

    The Guillotine Choke: The guillotine choke is a common submission in grappling and Mixed Martial Arts, especially when your opponent shoots for a double leg takedown with bent-over posture. When this happens quickly lock the head and curl it downward while putting forward pressure with your hips ...

  • The "Neck Crank" guillotine choke

    The Neck Crank Guillotine Choke: The guillotine choke is a common submission in grappling and Mixed Martial Arts, especially when your opponent shoots for a double leg takedown with bent-over posture. When this happens quickly lock the head underhook the arm and torque opponents chin while applyi...

  • The "Bellytine" Choke

    The “Bellytine” Choke: The “bellytine” choke is a very strong submission in grappling and Mixed Martial Arts, especially when your opponent shoots for a double leg takedown with bent-over posture. When this happens quickly lock the head and curl it downward getting the back of opponent’s head rig...

  • Single leg defense

    Single Leg Defense: Professor Galvao teaches a fundamental single-leg defense. The single-leg is a very common takedown in jiu-jitsu. Pay attention to the details and learn how to defend it.

  • Single leg defense drill

  • The "Bodytine" single leg defense

  • Single leg counter to kimura trap attack

  • Single leg counter to guillotine attack

  • The best single leg counter-attacks

  • Rear bear hug defense

  • Rear body lock defense

  • Rear body lock defense with lift

    Rear Body Lock Defense With Lift: When an opponent has his arms under your arms in a bear hug, your biggest risk is being lifted and thrown. Make your body feel heavy by hooking his leg with your leg and lifting your arms above your head to feel taller. Once he puts you down to rest, continue wit...

  • The blast double takedown

  • Post up double leg takedown

  • Snapdown double takedown

  • The lazy double leg takedown

  • Arm drag double leg drill

  • Arm drag inside trip takedown

  • Single leg sweep takedown

  • "AG" Single leg takedown

  • Snatch single leg takedown

  • Front headlock & guillotine defenses

  • Outside hook guillotine defenses

  • "Hopping" Over Guillotine defense

  • Over-under bodylock drill

  • Over-under double leg takedown

  • Over-under single leg takedown

  • Rear bodylock takedown

  • Rear Bodylock Single Leg Takedown

    Multiple Time ADCC And IBJJF Worlds Black Belt Champion Atos HQ Head Coach Andre Galvao teaches Rear Bodylock Single Leg Takedown, during the 615pm fundamentals no-gi class on 05/07/2020.

    Andre Galvao is one of the greatest BJJ athletes of all time, with 6 IBJJF World Championship titles, 10 IB...

  • Fundamentals takedown drills