Recently while in NC I had a chance to sit down with Royce Gracie Black belt Roy Marsh and share my Jiu-Jitsu journey along with my good friend and team mate Brian Freeman. Find out more about Roy at www.roymarshjiujitsu.com or pick up his new guillotine DVD at //graciemuenster.com/store/
When you have mobility issues or body mechanics don’t allow you to post up and bridge, this simple tweak to your rear mount escape can make a big difference!
The violence of Krav Maga is great and works well in many situations, but if you are small, weak, or mobility limited those explosive bursts may not work for you. This alternative wall choke defense will work well when body mechanics won’t allow Krav to be effective.
Mark Cukro is an amazing instructor and was gracious enough to teach me some great adaptive escapes on a recent trip to North Carolina. You can find out more about Mark at www.maforu.com
Sometimes you simply can’t work S-Mount because your opponent is too big, sometimes it’s because your body mechanics won’t allow you the control to get your legs in the right position. This alternative will work well in many situations, be it wheelchair bound, amputee, or simply short legs!
So I spend a lot of time on my hind end on the mat, and really my only two options are my knees or my butt. I stay off my knees mostly because the ligaments and tendons that hold my knee/patella together are basically wrapped around and tied off. I really don’t want to be Read more about Video: Double leg sweep from the seat[…]