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Fundamental Takedown Concepts by Nick Lee

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Description of Instructional:

Nick Lee’s instructional is designed for wrestlers and grapplers of all skill levels who want to improve their ability to consistently takedown their opponents with both outside attacks and inside-tie attacks.

Learning how to effectively takedown opponents from outside or inside ties is a vital skill for wrestling and jiu jitsu!

In this instructional, Nick will share his most effective techniques, strategies, and tips on leg attacks and takedowns that are fully applicable to both Jiu Jitsu players and wrestlers of all skill levels.

The instructional will cover three primary concepts and topics:

  1. Takedowns from ‘Outside the Box’
  2. Takedowns from ‘Inside the Box’
  3. Fireman’s Carry Series

The concept of the ‘boxes’ of neutral or standing position wrestling revolves around how you are tied up with your opponent and which takedown attacks are available to you from either ‘box’.

Throughout the instructional, you will learn the Nick Lee’s favorite takedown attacks from outside and inside ties, as well as snap downs and how to perfect your fireman’s carry technique.

Not only does Nick provide expert technique and instruction, he’ll also give you a fireman’s carry drill to work on your grips and cardio during practice.

Nick Lee’s “Fundamental Takedown Concepts” instructional is a must-have if you compete in wrestling or Brazilian jiu jitsu.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced athlete, this instructional will take your takedown system to the next level. Nick will provide examples how to drill these techniques effectively and incorporate them into your training.

Buy his instructional today and learn from one of the world’s best wrestlers!

Overview of Instructional Chapters:

  • Head Outside Leg Attacks
  • Leg Attacks from Inside Ties
  • Snap Downs to Leg Attacks
  • Fireman’s Carry
  • Outside Leg Fireman’s Carry
  • Drills
  • And so much more!


Nick Lee’s Bio:

Nick Lee is one of the most successful wrestlers to come out of the Penn State program in history – and that is a very high standard. His takedown system and leg attacks are a huge reason for his success.

Nick was Penn States first 5x NCAA All-American and a 2x NCAA Champion while competing for the Nittany Lions.

Nick was also an integral part of the Penn State team’s dominance over the last several years, securing multiple team titles while on the roster.

Nick also won multiple academic awards while pursuing a Political Science major.

On the Men’s Senior Freestyle stage, Nick currently competes at 65 kgs and is the representative of Team USA for the 2023 World Championships in Serbia. Lee faced 4x NCAA champion and 2022 World Medalist Yianni Diakomiholis at Final X and was able to win the spot.

Nick will compete for the starting spot for the 2024 Olympics.


  • 2023 Team USA 65 kg World Representative
  • 2023 Men’s Freestyle US Open Champion
  • 2x NCAA Champion (2021, 2022)
  • 2x NCAA Finalist
  • 5x NCAA All-American
  • 5x NCAA National Qualifier
  • 3x NCAA Team Champion

Training out of/Affiliations:

  • State College, Pennsylvania
  • Nittany Lion Wrestling Club/Penn State University

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Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 31 Minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • All Skill Levels

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Course Content

Takedowns ‘Outside the Box’

  • 00:29
  • Attacking at Knee Level
  • Attacking at Ankle Level
  • Snap to Attacking Single Leg

Takedowns ‘Inside the Box’

Fireman’s Carry

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4 months ago
Love the content
7 months ago
I love the explanation of inside the box and outside the box. This instructional is a definite, must watch to add to any wrestlers arsenal.