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Old 07-20-2007, 09:57 AM   #161
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Re: What technique would you apply to neutralize Brazilian Jujitsu attacker

Philippe Willaume wrote: View Post

I would say that the arm movement of kaiten, in tha particular instance would be like a "bras à la volée" xommon in catch as catch can, free wrestling and so on.

And if it is the only thing you try do do with katien, well it has almost no chance to succede against a shoot.
But from my limited understanding that is not a proper kaiten either . we are missing the control of the head. Even in "normal" aikido situation if you do not tuck the head toward his chest, he can walk of the throw, he will not have a reason to break fall at all.
Let alone in the case of a shoot where if we do not compromise his structure (or base), we will go splat as he will destroy ours either by tankig our knee or our hips.

In fact controlling the head and in such manner and moving a leg back, is the medieval wrestling response to a shoot and SLT/DLT
The only modification to kaiten is you control the head before the arm.

Yes, using hasuji (cutting angle) and kuzushi (balance breaking) both. Arms can be manhandled from almost any position in the ways I've been taught.

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