Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques by Walther G. von Krenner, Damon Apodaca, Ken Jeremiah

By Walther G. von Krenner, Damon Apodaca, Ken Jeremiah

Aikido flooring combating presents powerful flooring recommendations that stay actual to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings whereas addressing a possible weak spot within the approach: whereas aikido is popular for its submission and compliance options in addition to grappling from a status place, it's not identified for its effectiveness in terms of floor scuffling with. Aikido floor Fighting is a different examine the roots of aikido strategies (in specific, the kneeling practices of suwari-waza) and the way they could be utilized to protection at the floor. Written by means of an instantaneous scholar of Morihei Ueshiba in collaboration with different aikido academics, this publication is still steadfastly actual to the founder's teachings whereas offering leading edge and potent thoughts. Containing never-before-published photos of Ueshiba in addition to step by step images truly demonstrating thoughts, Aikido flooring Fighting is designed for aikido scholars seeking to turn into extra well-rounded martial artists in addition to practitioners of all martial arts looking powerful self-defense strategies.

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Four fingers are “Fingers, golden scoop”. Monk Yi Guang was the most outstanding among those who acquired the method “Finger, golden needle”. He was born in the province of Yunnan, in his childhood he often went to Zhejiang and Hangzhou together with his farther. After his farther died he got a job as a servant in the family of an official. When he grew up he ran away to the Shaolin monastery where he, blessed by His Reverence Jiu Ye Yuan, made a monk’s vow. He was so physically weak that he could not exercise together with monks.

By this, the method differ from others and therefore are the most effective. Master Jin Yi Ming is practicing his fingers, using the method “Black dragon’s claws”. - 58 - Jin Yi Ming, Guo Cui Ya. LIAN GONG MI JUE: Secret Methods of Acquiring External and Internal Mastery (Shanghai, 1930) Palm of Tiger’s Claw Practicing palm of the tiger’s claw consists in the following. ). Concentrate force in the wrist; fingers and the wrist must be strained. Bend five fingers and press them to edges of the palm, at the same time strike at a wall with the metacarpus.

LIAN GONG MI JUE: Secret Methods of Acquiring External and Internal Mastery (Shanghai, 1930) Striking One Leg at the Other Master Guo Cui is doing the exercise “Striking one leg at the other”. Kick with the instep of the back feet at the lower part of the shin of the front leg, behind, at the ankle level. Step forward in turn with both legs. Keep the torso vertical, do not sway. With time legs are filled with force. You will always win prize places in races. - 31 - Jin Yi Ming, Guo Cui Ya. LIAN GONG MI JUE: Secret Methods of Acquiring External and Internal Mastery (Shanghai, 1930) Take the stance “at attention”.

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