Your cart
Total: $0.00
Lifetime Video Access Lifetime
Video Access
30 Days Money Back Guarantee

BJJ Instructional Videos
John Danaher Leglocks
John Danaher Back Attacks BJJ
Half Guard BJJ Instructional Video
Efficient Single Leg Takedown With Bekzod Abdurkahminov

Efficient Single Leg Takedown With Bekzod Abdurkahminov


Have you ever shot a single leg and known it was not going to be successful?  Do you rarely get the takedown on skilled opponents?

Let’s take a look at a highly Efficient wrestling single leg takedown by Bekzod Abdurkahminov.   Bekzod is an Olympic wrestler who also claimed the silver medal in the worlds for wrestling. In his video he demonstrates the details behind landing an efficient wrestling single leg takedown.  

Like many takedowns, Bekzod likes to get a cupping grip on the base of the head (top of the neck) area and use that a strong control where he can pull as needed.  He then uses his other hand to grab, push pull, and ultimately just distract his opponent.

Highly Efficient Wrestling Technique! Click Learn More below!


Once he secures the grip (inside tie) he uses that to pull his opponent toward the opposite leg he is attacking.  The goal here is to get his opponent to shift their weight off of the leg he is attacking. As he pulls, he begins dropping his level and reaching for the leg.  If we look at the foot movement Bekzod is taking a big step with his lead leg to the outside of his opponent as he is pulling on the head and reaching for the leg.  He uses the term “circling” when describing how to move around the body. If you watch the video you will see that unlike a lot of standard single leg attacks, he is not in front of, or even next to his opponent, but he is almost behind the leg he is attacking.

Being behind the leg he is attacking keeps him out of danger of chokes and other frames that would prevent the takedown from working.  In this position, initially he is hugging the leg that is being attacked with both arms, however he is immediately moving to a position where he is kneeling on both knees about halfway between being next to and being behind the leg.  

Assassin Level Takedowns! Click Learn More below!


He is cupping the far leg just above the knee with the arm that is behind the opponent, and he is cupping the knee of the leg he is attacking with the other hand. Cupping the knees allows him to control both legs as he then begins to drive into the opponent to finish the takedown.

While there are tons of variations and finishes to the single leg, in my opinion the key is exploring as many as possible and finding which ones fit in your game the best.  Which ones make the most sense to you and are the most effective in live training and competition. There is no disputing Bekzod’s credentials, clearly this single leg carries its weight.  

Join Bekzod Abdurkahminov, and his new DVD "The Takedown Passport", and up your takedown game today! It has all the efficient, easy and effective information you need to improve your game. Check it out here!





Our Insiders Club is by far the fastest way to level up your game. Take a deep dive on one specific skill per month with the top instructors in the BJJ Fanatics family.


How much is it worth to get private lessons from Benardo Faria, the Ruotolo brothers, Giancarlo Bodoni, Jeff Glover, Neil Melanson, Marcos Tinoco… and the list goes on and on?! Forget it, don’t answer that - because you get all of these guys and more… for just $9.99 a month! But the even better news is – we’re currently giving you the chance to try out the Insiders Club for 7 days – FREE!

With your subscription you’ll get a Private Lesson (Masterclass), At Home Drills to work on, rolling breakdowns and more. You’ll also get a sneak peek at our upcoming Product Launch and Daily Deal schedules plus access to Daily Deals on BJJ gear and merchandise (up to 80% off). And much much more!


Learn More Here

Half Domination by Tom DeBlass DVD Cover
Catch Wrestling Formula by Neil Melanson
Butterfly Guard Re-Discovered Adam Wardzinski DVD Wrap
Judo Academy Jimmy Pedro Travis Stevens