Functional Wrist Locks
I began my journey with wrist locks many years ago as a result of training in Aikido, Aikijujutsu, Shaolin Chin Na, Jeet Kune Do and Kali. Where the functionality of wrist locks really began to make sense for me was when I experienced the progressive training methods of Jeet Kune Do, Kali and Shaolin Chin Na.
While I had (and still have) a lot of respect for Aikido and Aikijujutsu, I didn't like the fact that "resistance" was forbidden - that is, until a student reached a certain black belt level. What drew me to Jeet Kune Do, Kali and Shaolin Chin Na was the progression in training.
Imagine learning a few wrist locks and training them for a few hours. Next, you were allowed to resist the locks in specific ways and your training partners were allowed to follow your resistance into another lock. Then, imagine having your training partner put on a set of boxing gloves and then you trying to wrist lock them while they are actively trying to hit your face and belly. This was how my wrist locking training developed!
In the Functional Wrist Locking Course, version 1.0, I will share a bit of this training with you. I will show you some of the most common areas in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu where these wrist locks are most prevalent, as well as give you some ideas on how to rain them.
Now, the sound quality on version 1.0 is OK, but the quality of the information is there!
Also, I specifically use the words, "Version 1.0" because I plan to develop this course with versions 1.1, 1.2 and 2.0. And, with these newer versions, not only will the quantity of information be greater, the quality of the audio will be much better. (Unfortunately, on the day of filming, there were a lot of planes flying over head, as well as ambulances and loud motorcycles driving by. So, in the coming months, I promise you a much better product!)
Having written all of that, I can promise you that you will learn some great info with this course. Armed with the information in this course, you can develop some useable and repeatable skill sets with wrist locks in a little as eight to ten hours (of exclusive, focused and disciplined training).
Are you up for the challenge? Are you ready to become the resident wrist locking expert at your academy? If so, this course is for you!
Mr. Roy Harris has been training in twenty-seven (27) styles of martial arts since 1981. He has taught 500+ seminars in 26 countries and on one cruise ship. He has written a book, produced several iOS apps and been featured in several local, national and international magazines.
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