Posted On:6/09/2011 1:21pm
Style: BJJ and Judo
But Judoka_UK, isnt there any ancient japanese secret you can teach me via the internet that can make me awesome at life? I mean thats why I joined this website in the first place. I thought I was gonna be able to train the keyboard and be da ****, instead everyone's just mean and post silly pictures that I dont understand. I mean up until yesterday I was gonna quit both of my gyms so I could devote more time to reading the grappling forum.
Gnarly King of Half-Guard
Posted On:6/09/2011 5:12pm
Originally Posted by judoka_uk
As in BJJ you not only need to throw them flat on their back but also have control with that throw so you either land directly in side control or you remain standing or you finish with knee on belly.
This of course requires a much greater degree of control then possessed by your average kyu grade and indeed many dan grades.
Actually the best possible outcome is they land on their hands and knees/belly with you behind them, while they will be trying to turn and land on their back. So you need control, but it's not the same kind exactly as you want in Judo. A lot of guys (Saulo Ribeiro, for example) show some throws off a single grip for this reason in BJJ.
LVL 99 Photomancer
Posted On:6/09/2011 6:08pm
Originally Posted by PointyShinyBurn
A lot of guys (Saulo Ribeiro, for example) show some throws off a single grip for this reason in BJJ.
Aikido throw? Lul.
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Posted On:6/09/2011 7:00pm
Style: Boxing n00b
Originally Posted by CheeksWWAC
I wanna hear some stories of confidence (arrogance?) in training that quickly got Seoi Nage'd back to reality either on the mat or in TEH STREETs.
Just got back from judo. In the coarse of events I was paired with a new girl. We are doing some standing, fighting away, get a few nice gentle throws in. We get to situation where i have my head down, next thing I know she has me in a choke and that is that! When I got my voice back I congratulated her and kept my head up for the rest of the fight.
Pride comes before a fall
Posted On:6/09/2011 7:05pm
Yep, trying to be gentle with girls stops right about the first time you get choked out in front of people.
Posted On:6/09/2011 7:18pm
No one noticed
Posted On:6/09/2011 11:04pm
Posted On:6/10/2011 9:19am
Style: JKD, Jiu Jitsu
OK - I'll throw an embarrassing anecdote out:
Helping coach kids class last night. The technique was a standing armbar & I was the "bully". The class has done this or similar moves, so it went quite well up until a brand new student put it on me and started laying on my elbow hard. I tapped. Tapped again. Tapped on his leg. After I congratulated him on excellent technique, the next lesson was a quick review on "what does it mean when your partner taps?"
"Never trust a quote you read on the internet" - Abraham Lincoln
Posted On:6/10/2011 10:36am
LOl, how big was the kid?
Posted On:6/10/2011 11:22am
its the little ones you have to watch!
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