RSS
Posts
Comments

Joint locks videos (A-Z)

Aikido Techniques: Ikkyo from a hook punch video

Ikkyo from a hook punch, or Yokimunichi, allows you to trap an opponent’s fist that would otherwise hit your head, and is one of the most essential Aikido techniques. Learn the basic Aikido move of Ikkyo from the hook punch, or Yokimunichi, in this free Aikido video clip. Expert: Fred Mastison

Aikido ude garami video

“Ude garami” is literally translates as “arm wrap”. This technique is a joint lock (kansetsu waza) against the elbow and it’s often called “Kimura”. In Aikido application ude garami can be inner (uchi ude garami) or outer (soto ude garami) referring to your position relative to that of the person recieving the technique.

Ankle lock video

The straight ankle lock (depending on how it is performed also known as an achilles lock) is what is usually thought of as an ankle lock. It is typically performed using the legs to isolate one of the opponent’s legs, and placing the opponent’s foot in the armpit, while holding the foot with the forearm [...]

Ashi garami video

Ashi garami (leg dislocation) that targets an opponent’s leg. It is one of the nine joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. Ashi-Garami is one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-waza. [From Wikipedia. Original page is here]

Ashi gatame video

Ashi gatame (leg armlock) is one of the official 29 grappling techniques of Kodokan Judo. It is one of the joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. [1] Tori places his left knee on the ground, raises his right knee, which contains Uke’s [...]

Baliog Pomali video

Baliog Pomali is an empty-hand Eskrima technique used to control an opponent that works mainly on the neck. This neck lock is very effective as a counter to a takedown attempt and it’s banned in MMA because it’s too dangerous. Warning!!! The neck cranks are very dangerous and illegal in most of tournaments. Don’t try [...]

Calf crush/slicer video

The calf crusher (or calf slicer) is Sambo/Brazilian jiu-jitsu technique, a compression lock that involves pressing the calf and/or thigh muscle into one of the bones in the leg. Similarly to the biceps slicer, a leg slicer can be applied by inserting an arm or leg in the on the backside of the knee, and [...]

Can opener neck crank video

The can opener (in Japanese Jujutsu referred to as kubi hishigi) is a hyperflexing neck crank that can be applied from the opponent’s guard or from a mounted position, by grabbing the opponent’s head using the hands, and forcing it towards the chest of the opponent. In competitions (where allowed) it is usually used as [...]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-oiX09PRh4 video

Learn how to combine grappling and throwing (tai otoshi and juji gatame) in this free martial arts video from master Judo instructor Richard Acuna.

Cross armlock video

The cross armlock (juji gatame) is derived from japanese jujutsu. In general, the attacker grabs the wrist of the targeted arm of the opponent, holding and securing it by squeezing it between the thighs of the attacker. The attacker’s legs end up across the opponent’s chest, with the arm held between the thighs, with the [...]

Eskrima Jabai  video

Jabai is an empty-hand Eskrima technique used to control an opponent and throw him to the ground. This move is very similar to Juji Nage in Aikido/Japanese Jujutsu and you can find the same technique in other styles of fighting such as Wing Chun and Karate. Jabai is basically a throw that starts from a [...]

Floating americana arm lock video

The floating americana armlock is a Brazilian Jiu-Jutsu/Japanese Jujutsu technique that attacks the elbow and shoulder from the scarf position (kesa gatame). The lock hyperextends the elbow and it’s similar to a Kimura (ude garami)

Flying armbar video

The flying armbar is a version of the juji-gatame that is performed from a stand-up position. Without a gi, it is typically applied when the opponent has a collar tie. By tightly holding the opponent’s neck and arm, the attacker puts one of their shins against the opponents midsection, and leans up on the opponent; [...]

Aikido Gokyo video

Gokkyo (fifth teaching) is an Aikido joint lock. It is visually similar to ikkyo, but with an inverted grip of the wrist, medial rotation of the arm and shoulder, and downward pressure on the elbow. Common in knife and other weapon take-aways.

Hara gatame video

Hara gatame (stomach armlock) is one of the official 29 grappling techniques of Kodokan Judo. It is one of the joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. All of Judo’s competition legal joint techniques are arm locks. It is an elbow lock applied [...]

Hiki taoshi video

Hiki taoshi (the pulling topple) is a Tomiki Aikido and Japanese Jujutsu joint lock. In this technique, Tori slides back and to his left to avoid the strike. As he does so, he blocks at the attacker’s wrist with his right hand, and grabs the attacker’s wrist underneath with his left. In doing so, his [...]

Hiza gatame video

Hiza gatame (arm bending knee lock) it’s a joint-lock where the knee applies pressure to the opponents elbow. It’s one of the official 29 grappling techniques of Kodokan Judo. It is one of the nine joint techniques of the Kansetsu-waza list, one of the three grappling lists in Judo’s Katame-waza enumerating 29 grappling techniques. All [...]

Next »