Francisco Cuneo’s Judo Takedowns for BJJ

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Francisco Cuneo‘s Judo Takedowns for BJJ

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Description of Instructional:

Francisco Cuneo’s Judo Takedowns for BJJ is a is primarily focused around the Yoko Tome Nage throw and submission options when the throw succeeds or fails. Cuneo develops an entire system around this sacrifice throw that will place you in advantageous positions in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

The course is divided into three main topics that cover Yoko Tome Nage fundamentals and setups, submissions from mount after the throw, as well as options if the sacrifice throw fails. Cuneo’s instructional will walk you through each position in clear detail and give you a complete roadmap on the system.

Francisco Cuneo’s Yoko Tome Nage throw is an excellent addition to your takedown arsenal whether you are a guard player or prefer the top position. Cuneo provides multiple scenarios that will give you options to find submissions, back takes, and sweeps depending on the success of your throw attempt.

Delivered exclusively on Athletes Ocean, Francisco Cuneo’s ‘Judo Takedowns for BJJ Instructional’ provides students with the flexibility to learn at their own pace and from the comfort of their own home. Each topic and lesson includes instructional videos and a private forum to ask questions directly to Cuneo.

The ‘Judo Throws for BJJ’ Instructional is a comprehensive online course that covers everything you need to develop the Yoko Tome Nage throw for gi jiu jitsu. Whether a beginner or an experienced BJJ practitioner, this instructional is an excellent resource to continue building your takedowns that will help speed up your development as an athlete.

Overview of Instructional Chapters:

  • Yoko Tome Nage Fundamentals
  • Setups
  • Submissions from Mount
  • Submissions from Guard
  • Back Takes
  • Triangles
  • Cross Collar Chokes
  • Sweeps
  • and much more!

Instructor Bio:

Francisco Cuneo, also known as ‘Paco’, is an Argentinian grappler with black belts in both Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cuneo began his martial arts background in Judo at the age of 16.

In Judo, Cuneo was a 10x Argentinian National Champion and National Team Representative between 2005-20014 – an incredible feat. He has also secured a silver medal at the Pan-Am Championships in 2009, as well as a Bronze medal at the Olympic Festival Idalgo in 2014.

Francisco has also found numerous successes in the Jiu Jitsu world. After beginning formal BJJ training in 2014, Paco’s judoka background allowed him to rapidly progress and achieve the rank of blackbelt in 2016 from Ricardo De la Riva.

In 2019, Cuneo began training at Unity Jiu Jitsu in New York City under Murilo Santana, where he currently calls home. Paco has won an IBJJF No-Gi Pan American Championship and is currently ranked #2 in the Overall Top 10 Adult Male No-Gi Black Belt Rankings and #1 in his weight class.

Cuneo has an effective teaching style and a passion for grappling that is very clear in his Instructional on Athletes Ocean. Buy today and start learning from this grappling master!


  • Judo Black Belt
  • Jiu Jitsu Black Belt
  • 10x Argentinian National Champion and Team Member (2005-2014)
  • Silver Medalist Judo Pan-American Championships
  • Gold Medalist No-Gi Pan American Championships (2022)
  • #1 Ranking No-Gi (76kg)
  • #2 in the Overall Top 10 Adult Male No-Gi Black Belt Rankings

Training out of:

  • Unity Jiu Jitsu
  • New York City, New York, USA


Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 32 minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • Beginners + All Skill Levels

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Course Content

Yoko Tome Nage – Fundamentals and Setups

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  • Sacrifice Throw (Yoko Tomoe Nage) – Fundamentals
  • Sacrifice Throw – Making Opponent Stand Square
  • Sacrifice Throw – Ouchi-Gari Set Up

Yoko Tome Nage – Throw to Full Mount

Yoko Tome Nage – Throw Fails

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