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BJJ Takedowns: The Importance, Categories, and Context

Takedowns are an important and integral component of BJJ. Some gyms train takedowns on a frequent basis and some do not, and this tends to be influenced by the gym’s affiliation and the background of the students or coaches. Takedowns are one of the reasons that a wrestler or Judoka who is new to BJJ may improve at a faster speed than a pure newcomer, as it can take years to learn and become proficient at takedowns.

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