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  1. #21
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    Oct 2004
    Since we're bringing about racial stereotypes, I'm a green-eyed blonde Native American.

    On topic: When I'm working on a new throw or technique that I don't know if I can pull off in randori, I'll ask my uke for progressively more resistance as I'm drilling. Obviously, as has been mentioned, randori is the best place for resistance.

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  2. #22

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    Jan 2004
    Kayne - first two classes are free.
    25$ per month for students, for everyone else it's 30$
    That's four classes a week.

    Tue/Thur/Fri - 7 to 8:30 pm
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    Individual class is 7$, a ten classes ticket cost you 50$

    The bginners course cost 45$ runs for six weeks on Tuesdays from 6-7 pm.
    If you join up the beginners course , you can come to all other classes as well.

  3. #23

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    Oct 2004
    I once studied the same style of JJJ (Danzan ryu) at 3 different schools. Two of them did randori and ground work, the third didn't. You would be amazed at the difference in skill level between those who trained with resistance and those who did not.. The funny thing is, other than the additional 10-15 minutes of class spent sparring, they had the EXACT SAME curricullum(sp?). The instructors learned from the same person. When I asked another instructor about this she noted that if the instructors came from a wrestling or judo background, they tended to do sparring/randori, if not then they didn't. Seeing the difference in quality among students convinced me of the merits of alive training.


  4. #24

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    Oct 2002
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kayne
    Having done JJJ for about a year and a half, I'm starting to get a firm grasp of the concepts and practicalities of the art, but as of yet, I have had little practice working against a resisting, moving opponent. That said, for those of you who learn JJJ, or even Judo, what are ways that you can suppliment a bit of resistance into your training 'diet', without having to troll pubs for fights, of course?
    Theres a some different approaches you can use.
    1. Use a strike to stun your opponent before you apply the lock
    2. Resort to combination joint locks until something gives (or resort to a throw) and exploit that weakness.
    3. Use powerful jerking motions (this can tear tendons/ligaments and break the joint so becareful if doing it on a friend.)
    4. Then theres Compound techniques that can be use with certain types of joint locks.
    i.e. a Joint lock combine with a choke.
    i.e. a joint lock combined with a throw.
    Last edited by Freddy; 1/10/2005 6:36pm at .
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  5. #25

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    Jul 2003
    Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu
    Are you the ONLY person in your dojo who has this concern? Is there something stopping you from getting together with classmates to practice this stuff outside of your normal training times?

    I'm curious, how exactly do you practice technique in class?

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    Jun 2003
    My JJJ is one of the only schools I have seen that trains with resistance. I started training BJJ to get more grounwork in and fell in love.

    I teach JJJ and train BJJ. I could not imagine leaving either one. They are both just Jiu-jitsu to me.

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