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Posted On:12/16/2004 10:58am
Style: Mixed Martial Arts
Wow...that's....that's really evil.
What are shrimps btw? Pictures would be appreciated.
Posted On:12/16/2004 11:09am
Shrimping, also called elbow escape and hip escape, is a hip movement drill on the ground. This move uses "shrimping" to escape the mount:
In drilling it, you just do it by yourself down the mat, alternating sides. You end up looking like a shrimp since you hunch over while repeated bending and stretching your legs.
Last edited by Aesopian; 12/16/2004 11:12am at .
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Posted On:12/18/2004 3:44am
Style: Judo, Jujitsu
A warm up should not be very intense. Only moderate. You then work it into gradually higher intensities.
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Posted On:5/23/2005 1:29pm
Here is a video showing a basic shrimp with two legs: http://www.grapplearts.com/grappling...download-1.htm
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Posted On:5/23/2005 4:15pm
Style: Kyokushin Karate
Mostly shadowboxing, rope-skipping, and some joint rotations, no real stretching as I save that for the end. Sometimes I'll do a few jumping squats or some pushups to get the blood moving in there, no more than about 10 minutes.
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Posted On:5/23/2005 10:45pm
Style: In Transition
For BJJ we do some jogging, a few minutes, from 5 to 10. Then we do drills, like elbow escapes, alligator crawls, and variations. Then we often, but not always, do some ab work and neck work, then stretching.
Posted On:5/25/2005 3:28am
Style: Chinese Kung Fu
Originally Posted by Traditional Tom
Must have interpreted it wrong, so what would be the best 'fighting stretches' in your opinion TBM? I need information!
Kind of depends on your style don't it?
For me I focus on lossening up my waist and for the stretching routine I do outside of my MA workout I focus on developing a flexible spine and soft hams.
For MT I needed more looseness in my hips.
For TKD I definately needed a flexible "groin" ie. can do or nearly do a center splits.
I am also thouroughly mystified as to what a "normal" ROM is. I know what it IS I just don't understand how you define "normal". Most of the stretching I value most doesn't increase ROM in ways that most people can see it anyways.
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Posted On:5/25/2005 6:14am
You know I realized something upon the revival of this thread. Those little icons that appear with new threads make it really, really easy to see which threads have been Frankenstein'd.
But in contribution to my old thread -
My warm ups now usually consist of 15 minutes aerobic (jumping jacks etc), 15 minutes stretching, and usually 6-8 rounds of two minutes each of skipping rope w/ intervals thrown in, the frequency depending on the current sadism level of the teaching coach.
Everything feels pretty smooth after that.
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