Augusto 'Tanquinho' Mendes shares one of his favorite tournament techniques, a combination ankle pick takedown and guard pass from the resulting position. He uses a great set up here, faking a guard pull to set up the takedown. Notice how important the grips are, and also how patiently he sets up the position but how quickly he hits the technique once the set up is there. His hip switch is amazingly fast, and that takes a lot of reps in the practice room to be able to move that quickly and smoothly. Enjoy!
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