Ep. 54 - Brett Pharr's Russian Tie Single Leg Variation + Shovel Step Takedown

No Gi - All, No Gi - Foot Sweeps & Trips, No Gi - Single Leg Offense, No Gi - Upper Body Takedowns

Transitioning to a single leg takedown from the Russian tie requires an effective set up. Michael breaks down Brett Pharr's Russian tie single leg entry from the 2020 RTC cup and also shares a slightly different variation. Lastly, Michael demonstrates a technique he calls the "shovel step" which off-balances your opponent, forcing their hands towards the mat and exposing their back.