It turns out the master of trash-talking, UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, knows how to do more than promote potential match-ups when he opens his mouth and is actually an excellent teacher as well.

In this MMATraining Technique of the Day, Sonnen abandons the topic of Anderson Silva to focus on an Ankle Pick takedown. It’s a creative way to put an opponent on his backside and serves as evidence that shooting in is not always the best way to get an advantageous position.