The Tactical Ankle Trip

Here is another example of the the ankle trip throw – for the judo savvy that’s what I call sasae tsurikomi ashi for self defense simplicity. This is done no-gi.

It works off a duck under on a lazy elbow, or a looping drunky-punch.

It is the same throw, but you can see from a different entry here.

Go to knee-to-belly and check the topmost arm for your decision-point:

Continue to ground control or disengage?

We don’t always have to keep fighting on the ground, as in the academy or a competition, taking side control or some other entangled dominant position, and should not be training that way.


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