Archive for the ‘Ju Jitsu’ Category

Rear Mugging Escape

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The rear Mugging escape is practiced standing, seated and kneeling. The techniques is very similar in each position, however, when kneeling it’s harder to gain leverage to throw so more emphasis is given to the arm around the throat and an improvised wrist lock is applied in the process. 

 Rear Mugging Escape 

Hold Escapes

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

As we are a Self Defence style of Ju Jitsu, much of the emphasis is directed towards hold escapes. The techniques we teach are simple and very effective. The Movements are all gross motor skills virtually everyone can do. This is an important factor in Self Defence as most people are simply incapable of performing fine motor skills in a high stress situation.

The Outer Reap Throw

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

The Outer Reap Throw is another quick and effective Take Down, when the Tear Down isn’t quite enough, this provides the necessary extra required for full effect.

The Tear Down

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

The Tear Down or Walk-Through as we commonly refer to it, is a simple form of Tactical Jaw Control. It is one of the quickest, simplest and most effective Take Downs to perform. Control the head and you control the body.

The Tear Down

The Shin Kick

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The Shin Kick is used primarily as a distraction in setting yourself up for other strikes, Take-downs or Throws. It engages the brain in the pain of the moment, giving you an opportunity to make your move.

The Shin Kick

The Ankle Knee Take Down From Lying

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The Ankle Knee Takedown can be executed with you lying down and your attacker or assailant standing over you. It’s quick and effective, making use of the natural movement and limited extent of movement in the knee joint. It gives you an opportunity to get back to your feet and escape to safety.

The Ankle Knee Take Down from Lying

The Neck Twist Take Down

Monday, August 24th, 2015

The Neck Twist is a quick effective take-down, it keeps your hands close to your body where they are strongest and takes advantage (just as it sounds) of twisting the assailants neck. Control the head and the body will follow.

The Neck Twist Take Down

The Walk Through or Tear Down

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

The Walk Through is a very quick effective method of taking an assailant to the ground and getting yourself away to Safety. Whenever you can drive a persons head back, it makes them very unbalanced and easy to take down to the ground.

The Walk Through

Medicine Ball Catch and Throw

Monday, August 17th, 2015

This is a nice simple game to exercise the shoulders, arms and chest but you do need to focus when you have 15 pounds of medicine ball heading towards your nose ­čÖé

Medicine Ball Catch and Throw

Improve Your Flexibility 

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Regardless of your current level of flexibility, you can improve it with regular stretching exercises. During every class we go through a series of Dynamic Stretches at the beginning and a series of Static Stretches at the end.