Taking an opponent down can be a great way to turn the tables on a standup fight you are losing. But there is a fine line between shooting in and getting the takedown and shooting in and getting knocked out.
Whenever you shoot in on an opponent, there is a chance that your opponent can land some devastating strikes while your body is vulnerable. To reduce the risk of taking unwanted punishment while attempting a takedown, a fighter must time his shot in-between his opponents punches. This short clip demonstrates how to effectively time a shot for best takedown results.