Originally Posted by westcoastbjjboy
Well if you BJJ instructor is good, next class ask him or her to show you some takedowns. And I'm sure you will be presently surprised how many good effective takedowns they know. Also if you are just doing grappling ,getting a huge takedown ,is alot of the time, just a big waste of energy. Its much more practical to go for a effective and most important efficient way of taking the fight to the ground.
We do practice takedowns, but not everyday, like you do in wrestling.