Level Change to Outside Knee

As you're aware, utilizing combinations that blend striking and grappling techniques is a great way to confuse your j opponent and catch him off guard. In this combination, you set your opponent up by dropping your level. Unless your (j opponent wants to get taken down, the first thing he will do is mirror your movement by dropping his head down to Z your level. An action is always quicker than a reaction, so for a split second after your opponent drops his head there will be a window of opportunity for you to pop back up and land a knee to his face. However, it is important to be cautious with this technique. If your opponent senses what you're trying to do, he can use the previous technique to catch 0 your leg, lift you off the mat, and slam you down. 0 CD

I'm tied up with Paco in the body pummel position.

As I drop my level to shoot in, Paco counters by dropping his level.

With Paco's head now within kneeing range, I shoot my left knee upward into his face.

I'm tied up with Paco in the body pummel position.

As I drop my level to shoot in, Paco counters by dropping his level.

With Paco's head now within kneeing range, I shoot my left knee upward into his face.

I begin to rotate my body in a clockwise direction to trip Albert backwards.

Keeping my hands locked tight, I step my right foot to the outside of Albert's left leg. This gives me the angle I need to get the takedown.

Having managed to pummel my arms in and secure the double under-hooks, I lock my hands together behind Albert's back.

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