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As you close the distance, trying to get him in the Clinch, you are vulnerable, and may well be struck a glancing blow. Once in the Clinch you are protected. However, the Clinch is not an ideal position from which to finish someone. With some takedowns, this step can be omitted. A takedown, by itself, can disorient, or even stun, an untrained opponent. from your opponent's attack, while you set to the business of finishing him. These positions are the frame upon which this manual is organized....

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The ideal movement is towards his back, sideways, but slightly forwards so that he in range for your counter. The ideal movement is towards his back, sideways, but slightly forwards so that he in range for your counter. Moving straight into a strike is quite dumb. Moving straight side ways towards his outside leaves you just out of range to counter effectively. Moving straight into a strike is quite dumb. Moving straight side ways towards his outside leaves you just out of range to counter...

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Once you are set with the concept of rounds, the next step is to understand the proper order of training. The first thing to do is a complete warm up and stretch out phase. After warming up, proceed to mirror training, which is not to be confused with shadow boxing. Muhammed Ali said the most important piece of equipment in the gym is not the ring or the bags or the bars, it is the mirror. Start out slowly, practicing your basics over and over, while keeping a close eye on your form. Pay...

Into Scarf

Drive in the underhook. until you have placed your hand on his back (for leverage). Control one of his arms at his triceps, and underhook his other arm. Underhook the arm on the opposite side from his head (so you have leverage, and are not directly resisting him). Drive in the underhook. until you have placed your hand on his back (for leverage). If necessary, grip your hands together, to get extra leverage to bring him down.

Sparring

I If you wont to fight you have to fight, and fighting is more dangerous than drilling. The realistic fighter has to accept the risk of injury. With a lot of drilling, a person can learn many realistic fighting skills, and become capable, perhaps, of defending himself against a common, unarmed street attack. There is no way to fight a trained fighter without getting your feet wet. There are a number of ways to practice free fighting. The main ways are Stand up punches only Stand up punches and...

Rising

Begin the attack from beneath his head. Stay close. With practice, you can sense his position without looking. The highest concentration of effective strikers is in boxing, so mixing it up at the medium range may not be ideal. While a decent punch can be learned in several months, it takes years to develop dangerous kicks, so long range attacks may not be ideal, either. That leaves the close range stomps, knees, elbows, and head butts. Very few people are familiar with the proper techniques for...

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Place both points of your elbows into the space between his quadriceps and his hamstrings, on the inside of his thighs. Place both points of your elbows into the space between his quadriceps and his hamstrings, on the inside of his thighs. This close up shows the correct placement of the point of the elbows, sideways into the femoral artery. This close up shows the correct placement of the point of the elbows, sideways into the femoral artery. While maintaining a protective grip on his arms,...

Roll

Your other hand pushes the Inside of his far knee. Push with no thumb, as you step in. Make a frame, using your forearm to drive into his neck as you lean forward, breaking his grip. Secure a grip on his arm, trapping it with your for hand and your head, as your other other hand posts on his head. Then go for a Swing Around Armbar or secure an even tighter grip and finish him with punches from Mount. Attacks from Mount are covered in Section E.

Striking From Stand Up

The martial arts community has forever bickered about the optimal way to punch and kick. Tae won Do enthusiasts harped on the relative strength of legs. Western Boxers touted their power, conditioning, and combinations, Oyama karateka derided traditional karate as mild calisthenics and etiquette, while traditional Karate players laughed at the lighter, faster blows of Sport Karate players, who laughed back at their forerunners lack of contact. And everybody thought the Chinese stylists looked a...

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The Rear Naked can also be applied with one arm only. Get your arm around his neck, and You can even get a submission by grabbing the far side of your neck, although the near side Is better. You can even get a submission by grabbing the far side of your neck, although the near side Is better.

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The Guard Position 1-4 The Closed Guard 1-4 Closed Guard To Classical Guard 1-6 Close Guard vs. Strikes Entry 1 1-8 Entry 2 1-8 Entry 3 1-10 Open Guard Positions 1-12 Open Guard General Principles 1-14 Principles Cont'd Movement 1-18 Maintaining Open Guard 1-38 Triangle Choke Grabbing Knee 1-38 Triangle Choke Open Guard 1-40 Triangle Choke Re-Triangle 1-22 Maintaining Closed Guard vs. Knee 1-32 Scissor Choke Arm Included 1-36 Arm Around Head Variation 1-44 Straight Arm Bar Hip Lift 1-44...

Section B

Defense against Leg Takedowns B-16 Snap Down B-18 Sprawl amp Crossface Choke B-19 Sprawl amp Crossface Go to Back B-20 Guillotine B-20 Guillotine from Guard B-22 Guard B-22 Guard with Elevotor Sideways B-22 Guard with Elevator Over Top B-24 Pancake into Scarf B-24 Pancake Into Crucifix B-26 Raised Single Leg Defense Defense Against Suplexes Back B-34 Sag and Push B-34 Lift B-36 Trap Headlock B-38 Upright B-40 Bent Over Against Guillotine B-42 Protect B-42 Slam B-42 Drop New England Submission...

Against A Downed Opponent

Beside the stomp, the other two basic attacks from standing are the knee drop, aimed at the ribs or the head, and An opponent downed by a wall is particularly vulnerable, The wall makes it difficult to effectively use Open Guard. An opponent downed by a wall is particularly vulnerable, The wall makes it difficult to effectively use Open Guard. Stomps can also be directed at a downed opponent's head aim for the jaw or temple , and the ribs underneath his arm. They are best thrown immediately...

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Pull your other arm in tight to avoid an Arm Bar , and grab onto his waist. Now both your hands are grabbing his waist. Or you can drive his knee to the ground, and drive your far knee across it. Continue to Side Control as described previously. drive your far knee across it. Continue to Side Control as described previously. He has you In a secure Triangle He Is skilled at scooting his hips, so it is difficult to circle, and he has driven your arm across your body, making it difficult to get...

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You can also throw knees from the Head Behind clinch. From this position, direct knees to your opponent's From the head in front clinch you can throw knees to the legs, particularly the perineal nerve which runs down the outside of the leg. and to the leg. As he shift his weight to avoid the knee, he is set up for a takedown. leg. As he shift his weight to avoid the knee, he is set up for a takedown. You can throw virtually any knee from this grip. Doubling up to the body and then the head is a...

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Instead, keep your hips down and bring up one knee, until it touches your elbow. Keep your elbow tight to your knee, so that he cannot insert a hook. Sink your weight back, driving with your arms, as you bring your other knee in. Then proceed as shown In the opening technique in this Section. tf necessary, grab his leg and push It down, as you continue to turn into him until you have Half Guard. From there you can, of course, go to Full Guard. Other options from Half Guard are detailed in...