Posts Tagged ‘Choke’

I am realizing, from watching fundamental videos,  that I’m making small mistakes in some of my fundamental techniques.   I have a plan to change all of that as I start getting more serious in preparation for the Helio Gracie Tournament in October.  My goal is getting to the second round.

I recommend all Gracie Jiu Jitsu student to see the movie, CHOKE.  It is not on Netflix .  Here is the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjvzJO-6ESc  Wow. Very inspirational for anyone that follows Gracie Jiu Jitsu.   A true, flesh, and blood champion, is Rickson Gracie.  I plan to watch it a few more times.

I had thought Kimura, the all time Judo champion, had never lost a match.  WRONG!  Rikidozan verses Masahiko Kimura.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtwqmU2eV6M  As I wrote in the first few weeks of the start of this blog, how judo practitioners are at a serious disadvantage when it comes to a real street fight.   I was going around thinking Mr. Kimura was invincible.  He never lost a fight.   As per the YouTube match between Japanese wrestler, Rikidazon, Kimura was clearly knocked out in a fist fight.   It was a humiliating loss.   Why didn’t Kimura clinch?  Close the distance?  Get out of the ring??

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