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Dropping down to my left knee, I wrap both arms around the back of Albert's legs and then push off my right leg. It's important to notice that I've kept my back straight and my head pressed into Albert's side.

I've pinned Albert up against the cage. My feet are back, my base is low, and I'm driving my weight into Albert's midsection. I'm in a perfect position to work for the takedown.

Because I've secured Albert's legs, he has no choice but to fall to the mat as I drive my weight to my left side.

The moment I pin my opponent up against the cage, I'll immediately work for either the double- or single-leg takedown. I accomplish this by securing my base, wrapping up my opponent's legs, and then cutting the corner to take him down. If you're a striker and want to keep the fight standing, you should immediately begin setting up your strikes. It is very important to stay active when you get your opponent in this compromising position.

Keeping my weight pressed down into Albert to prevent him from scrambling, I avoid his legs and move right into side control.

Dropping down to my left knee, I wrap both arms around the back of Albert's legs and then push off my right leg. It's important to notice that I've kept my back straight and my head pressed into Albert's side.

I've pinned Albert up against the cage. My feet are back, my base is low, and I'm driving my weight into Albert's midsection. I'm in a perfect position to work for the takedown.

I follow Reagan to the mat and establish the top position.

I've pinned Reagan up against the cage. My feet are back, my base is low, and I'm driving my weight into Reagan's midsection. I'm in a perfect position to work for the takedown.

Keeping my left leg posted hard on the mat, I rotate in a counterclockwise direction and drive my weight and head into Reagan, forcing him to the ground.

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