||01-11-2011 03:14 AM
Originally Posted by Bill Silver
I'm new to mma and was looking to improve my ground game. I'm unsure what to train in though so I was hoping some of ye veterans could give me some input.
Classes available to me are: BJJ, Judo and Submission wrestling.
Do ye recommend one in paticular or should I do all of them? Do you happen to think one of these is far superior and worth focusing on above the others? I'm 6'4" and 170lbs btw.
All help is appreciated!
here is some general advice that will always be the same, try each option open toyou and then make the decission based on the teaching style you learned best from (and what you can afford financially and time wise)
having said that, with your build I'd recomend BJJ.
Your hips are going to be so much damn higher then anyone elses around your weight that Judo is going to be somewhat similar to you going out and just letting them win.
Submission Wrestling is kind of open there isn't a single style that everyone agrees is indeed Submisson Wrestlin so they may well be a nogi BJJ place for all we know you might check it out, but generally your Guard is going to be a fantastic weapon so you may as well go with it.