View Full Version : opinion on a particular takedown
07-30-2003, 06:02 PM
Kanibasan- This is a very dangerous take down. You jump sideways (ie: on your opponents right side) with your right leg behind his and your left in front. ( See Cung Lee he does this a lot). You can go for a heel or anckle or just keep the takedown.
Is very dangerous since you can break the opponents leg very easy ( I broke one of my friends leg doing this the wrong way).
Do you think that it should be allowed or not? Why? Discuss.....
07-30-2003, 08:17 PM
like a scissor take down?
hmmmmmm i will think and get back to you
07-30-2003, 09:40 PM
It shouldnt be illegal, **** if you break someones leg that means you won the fight. I have seen Cung Lee do what you are talking about, didnt look like he was going to break someones leg though......
07-31-2003, 01:17 PM
Gung Le that usually goes for the scissors after throwing a front kick. It is more dangerous for the person executing the takedown in my opinion, there is big margin for error.
08-01-2003, 10:50 AM
Well in Judo Kanibasan is illigal and frowned upon. It has caused many broken legs on both ends.
08-01-2003, 11:44 AM
i heard that it was illegal but didn't know why
i guess broken legs expains it
08-01-2003, 08:18 PM
too risky of a move to try in an mma fight if you ask me
08-12-2003, 01:43 PM
Kanibasan was one of my fav,s in Judo.
Its most effective countering a hip toss of any sort.
08-18-2003, 12:37 AM
Nah it shouldn't be illegal. A lot of techniques can cause serious harm if not defended against or used properly. That was the original purpose behind their design.
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