To split, or not to split, that is the question. Michael walks us through one of the biggest reasons single leg takedown attempts fail in No Gi Jiu Jitsu due to unnecessary splitting of the hands (inefficient hand positioning). He shows us when it's beneficial to split your hands and when it's not a good idea to split your hands. Following this system and idea will make a significant difference retaining control of your opponents leg, securing the finish, and scoring two points!
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About Michael Trasso:
Michael’s journey on the mats began in 1995, training Jiu Jitsu at just five years old. Throughout the next decade, he picked up wrestling and would become one of the world’s most accomplished adolescent Jiu Jitsu competitors. In 2008, Michael was recruited to wrestle for Rhode Island College. In 2011, Michael was nationally ranked #9 and in 2012, attained his 100th collegiate victory. In 2016, Michael began training in San Diego where he received some of his most notable awards in adult Jiu Jitsu competition to include earning his spot on FloGrappling’s “Top 20 No Gi Adult Black Belt Middleweights in the World” ranking in 2018 and 2019.