8/13/2014 3:52pm, #21
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- Sep 2008
Hey, the what time is it grip has two ways out of it. The first is to give up the arm on your terms, let him expose it but try to time his attack when he switches from pressure to submission and escape or create space.
The second is to resist the what time is it grip by tensing your neck and head muscles and turning your head against the direction of the pressure. This second defense is a stall tactic and he will often switch to the other side and you have to then switch the direction of your resistance.
In theory this will put you in a stalemate, but realistically most guys get impatient when thy don't turn you immediately and try shoulder pressure or something else.
8/13/2014 10:31pm, #22
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- Tampa, Fl
8/14/2014 5:41pm, #23
8/15/2014 12:51pm, #24
One more video for you.
Its has a lot of examples of that constant fight for position BKR was talking about.
If you watch closely you can constantly see the turn onto the side Saulo Ribeiro was talking about in the first video I shared.Of the single rapier fight between valiant men, having both skill, he that is the best wrestler, or if neither of them can wrestle, the strongest man most commonly kills the other, or leaves him at his mercy.
–George Silver, Paradoxes of Defence
8/25/2014 8:11pm, #25
chickenbox123, if your defense gets overcome and you find yourself being put in side control, make a habit of snapping your elbows to your ribs and turning to face your opponent BEFORE they settle into position all the way. This puts them in a less favorable position to attack you while on top. You can also guard your neck with your hands and grip fight when they attempt the "what time is it" grip.
I also favor cupping underneath their elbow with my open palm and pushing it to the far side of my body when they try get that grip. If you get the elbow all the way across your body it sets up a few escapes quite nicely.
8/28/2014 1:58pm, #26