BJJ usually borrows throwing and tripping techniques from judo and wrestling. With the exception of guard pulls, there are very few jiu jitsu specific takedowns.
In this video, I demonstrate what I consider to be one of the best jiu jitsu specific methods for getting an opponent to the ground.
I also how you can string multiple movements together to make drilling this particular BJJ move more effective.
The Fundamentals of BJJ, including throws and takedowns, are covered in The BJJ Building Blocks course by Roger Gracie Black Belt Nicolas Gregroriades
Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood Recommends: Here are our recommendations for products and services that can improve your jiu jitsu and health. This is a short list since it only includes our top picks. For white and blue belts: BJJ Building Blocks - The ultimate fundamentals program for jiu jitsu beginners For those wanting to use yoga to improve their jiu jitsu: Yoga for Grapplers - The ultimate fundamentals program for jiu jitsu beginners For those wanting more advanced techniques: Flow Jitsu - Smooth-flowing combinations from 'BJJ After 40' Legend Mike Bidwell For those struggling to remember their techniques: Beyond Technique - concept-focused jiu jitsu program by black belts Nic Gregoriades and Kit Dale For those wanting a reference manual for BJJ: The Black Belt Blueprint - Nic Gregoriades’ bestselling book on the art of jiu jitsu