Mark Lajhner, founder and chief instructor of Kaizen MMA Academy  and of, shows how he modified a judo throw called “Sasae Tsuri-Komi Ashi” for MMA and Grappling and made it more powerful.

Mark is a Judo black belt (Serbian national team member), BJJ purple belt, MMA coach and undefeated MMA fighter. You can find Mark Lajhner’s FREE MMA course Here.


Demian Maia famously used Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi Vs Chael Sonnen and ended up with a mounted triangle:


Here is Mark Lajhner’s modified version: