Kenny Johnson wrestling technique: Single-leg takedown

Launch any number of attacks by mastering a single-leg takedown.   1. From an orthodox stance, Pedro throws a jab at Kenny’s head.   2. Kenny changes levels and shoots on the front leg, keeping his head up.   3. Kenny closes the distance quickly and locks his hands behind his leg.   4. With … Continued

Kenny Johnson wrestling technique: High-crotch takedown

Drag the fight to the canvas with this high-crotch takedown.   1. Kenny changes levels to dip under Pedro’s jab.   2. Kenny drops to a knee and shoots his right arm through Pedro’s legs.   3. As he takes a Gable grip, Kenny posts his left leg for stability.   4. Pedro overhooks Kenny’s … Continued

Kenny Johnson wrestling technique: The double-leg takedown

Perfecting the double-leg takedown is essential for fighting inside the cage.   1. Kenny ducks under Pedro’s jab and steps forward with his right leg ready to shoot in for the double-leg takedown.   2. By penetrating Pedro’s stance with his lead leg, Kenny is able to grab the back of Pedro’s knees.   3. … Continued

Kenny Johnson wrestling technique: Single-leg takedown

A fail safe path to finishing off that single-leg takedown.   1. Pedro’s left foot is trapped under Kenny’s left arm. Kenny cups Pedro’s knee with his right hand for extra support.   2. Kenny lets go of his left arm grip, maintaining his hold with his right hand as he keeps Pedro’s leg elevated … Continued