“Street” Jujitsu Handbook

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-~Street-Focus Jujitsu~-~Philosophy & Psychology~So what is Street Focus Jujitsu? “Street” Jujitsu is the traditional warrior methods of jujitsu, minus the kata (Japanese word for “dance,” which is a term used to describe prearranged attack & defense training forms) practice. Instead of kata, street-focus jujitsu uses drills & repetition training to “perfect” the techniques. Another feature of Street-Focus Jujitsu is that the use of Japanese terminology & the modern belt system have been excluded for the simple reason that while this art draws heavily from traditional jujitsu & karate it is also “modernized” to be effective in the “streets” and hence a modern American adaptation of a traditional art. While one could consider this system of fighting a Mixed Martial Art, because it draws from multiple arts and styles. Having no place in the world of competition fighting; this system is designed to Kill or Cripple an attacker! Seven Rules of a Street-Fight: Many people are very fond of saying, “The only rule in a Street Fight is there are no rules...” This is only partly true. Although there are no rules which technique or techniques can be used, there are basic “martial arts” principles which govern all fights, battles & even wars... 1. Never Underestimate Your Opponent!!! Never underestimate your opponent's will to survive or heart in a fight. Anyone can be beaten on any given day, regardless of size, speed, skill, style or power on any given day... 2. Never Underestimate Yourself!!! Never believe that you can be easily defeated by your opponent. The human spirit is & will always be stronger then most men will ever know & many will believe... 3. Never Give Your Opponent an Edge!!! Never allow your opponent to exploit and control your weaknesses. Always seek to exploit the weaknesses of your opponent & seek any means to do so. In most assaults & self-defense situations you will always be fighting from the nondominant position of the attack, which means you must in turn seek to minimize your own weakness while exploiting your attackers... 4. Never Allow Fear to Control You!!! Fear is a natural reaction to risk & danger. When you are faced with an upcoming battle, fear is a natural factor. With fear comes adrenaline & the “fight or flight” response, adrenaline increases your power, speed and deadens the effects of pain by various levels. It also decreases motor function & rational thinking, thus by conditioning one's self to understand what is happening to their body and to accept this “happening” one is able to use the added boost but remain completely in control of one's actions.

5. Strike “Outside” Your Opponent's Guard... By striking “outside” of your opponent's guard you can surprise & exploit your opponent's natural bio-mechanical weaknesses. This is defined by staying to the backside/outside your opponent's lead shoulder. In this way you can move behind your opponent at an angle that is difficult to strike & gain the dominant attacking position; both outside the opponent's striking range & outside of the opponent's line of sight. 6. Always Expect to Be Attacked!!! By always expecting to be attacked, one reduces one's risk of being caught off guard by a surprise assault. Also by understanding certain high risk behaviors & high risk locations one can better know when to be alert for an attack and when to be on full alert for dangerous situations. 7. ALWAYS FIGHT TO KILL!!! When your life is on the line there is no exception to survival!!! Psychology of Victimization: The basic psychology of victimization is that victims often feel a self-loathing for being victimized. How this works is that it creates a cycle of learned habitual patterns. As the old saying goes “You often become that which you hate...” As the victim; especially those victimized at early childhood, habitually becomes mistreated & victimized by violence a pattern of rationalization takes place. The rationalization is that “might makes right” or some similar concept. In turned this ideology of might makes right, mixes with a damaged ego and through rationalization produces the belief that “If others are your victims then you are not the victim, simply by virtue of having your own victims.” Over time this cycle is repeated by the “new victims” who seek victimization through victimizing others. Thus a child who was beaten will often beat their own children. Children who were sexual abused, often grow up to sexually abuse other children. This is also one of the many reasons the children of drug addict or alcoholic parents, become addicts themselves. They rationalize the alcohol as the source of abuse & into rationalize the abuse as power, therefore the drug and/or alcohol becomes the psychological “source of power” and the cycle continues from one victim to the next. This is also the reason that many former victims join the military and police forces; that in having domination over others they feel they are no longer victims. This also results in the would be former victims, believing they are not continuing the cycle, but bringing justice and at the same time taking revenge for their own victimization. While in fact their firm belief in doing “Right” is the source rationalization of much suffering and continuing the cycle of victimization. This unfortunately leaves one of two options for this poor misguided souls. Either they are allowed to face themselves and understand that by finding victims, they are not

defeating their own victimization; but furthering it. After all how can you not be a victim when even after the abuser is gone, & you are still tormented by the events of the abuse? The second option is simpler, easier & will often leave you cold in its form. That is to those who have come to enjoy the victimization of others & power they have over them through said abuse, must be dealt with in due fashion. Like a lion or bear who has come to enjoy the taste of human flesh, a victimizer must be “put down” like a mad dog, either through death or incarceration. It is only our choice to decide which, in how far you must go to defend your life from one such as this. Then you must choose what keeps you alive! How do I know what victimization can do others? Because I have broken my own cycle of victimization; mental & physical abuses that have left with only the knowledge of what could become & what lines I must never cross to keep from becoming that monster... Perceptions of Violence: There are so many people who claim to know about street fighting, martial arts & violence. The truth is unless you live in the “Ghetto” or where raised around unrelenting violence; you know nothing of what violence is or isn't. Yet so many martial artist and the public at large, think a martial arts class will teach them “self-defense” or give them an advantage. First lets accept a single fact, there are three types of violent encounters, and they may over lap in some ways, depending on individual perceptions. Also bear in mind that what starts as one thing may evolve into something else. 1. Fighting: First a fight, is somewhat fair. The idea is more like a drunken brawl, between family, friends or strangers. The idea of a fight is to hurt another and is usually brought about by ego and pride. 2. Self-Defense: A self-defense situation is a mugging, a rape or being assaulted. The idea is to get something through the use of force, this may overlap if you are on the defending ends of a street-fight or a fight. 3. Street-Fighting: A street-fight is dirty and vicious with the single minded intent to hurt or kill another person. Most “street-fighters” are liars who want to look Big. The few real street-fighters are anti-social individuals who suffer from multiple psychotic episodes. Where martial arts and regular people fail at; is understanding violence. Violence attracts violence, as described earlier, the Psychology of Victimization; breeds more victims. As the victim of one person, finds other victims for themselves so that they do not feel as if they are the victim. After all in their minds, they are not the victim if you are their victim. Thus those who where beat on as children, often beat their children. Children who were molested often become child molesters. They need a victim, to feel

Second. This could also be using a weapon or dealing permanent damage that would prevent the other person from continuing the . But if you want to learn to defend yourself. The average person may never need to know or use the full force needed to defeat a psychotic attacker. I was told you WILL fight to way you train. less so then with the police and less protections by law for using force. The few martial artists who do teach fighting. The ultimate failure of a Martial Artist lies in that most martial arts classes are geared toward sportsmanship & hobbies. so you must train the way you fight. do so using the methods taught to them. one may never be faced with a psychopath (Mental Deranged Person). No martial arts class. This “breaking the law to save your life” could be simple destruction of property such as breaking a store window to sound the alarm and get police assistance. So then in the real world you must accept your place. teach one control of themselves which can have the effect of allowing the individual. This sounds sick but it is ultimately true. Third. addresses violence by teaching you how violence will breed by more violence. As such there is little difference in the training methods and even less effective in the real world. Martial arts do however. you will be fighting from a defensive position as a victim. I have learned this long before then when I was a teenager studying martial arts. then your probably where you want to be. raped. Just remember it takes a monster to stop a monster. self-control.they were never a victim. often by sportsman or hobbyists. But then again one simply never knows. is break the law. be prepared to be your enemy. or a sadomasochist (Person who enjoys Hurting Themselves and Others). A concept which to me violates the “equal protection of laws” clause of the 14th Amendment. Fourth. train the way you fight. no class can teach violence on the levels of psychological trauma that creates both excellent fighters and complete psychopaths. This is why women who were raped. but it takes a man (woman) to control the monster within themselves. First. A three to twelve hour a week class will do nothing for you if you don't practice and work hard at it on your own. But. if your are interested in defending yourself you can do so only through hard work. In the Army & Marine Corps. to beat your enemy you must get inside your enemy's mind. And this may be a very frightening place. Finally. The same is true if you want to practice a traditional form of exercise for a hobby. you have to accept that what you might have to do to keep from being beaten. There are several use of force laws for citizens. you must first be mentally prepared to win at all costs. after your cell phone goes out and you are being assaulted. you have to decide what you want to do. murdered or worse (and yes there are worse). a sadist (Person who Enjoys Hurting Others). If you want to know a martial arts to compete in tournaments and contests. if attacked first. psych yourself up to do as much damage as possible and consciously choose to ignore pain in order to give pain. accept one fact. often manipulate or physically and emotionally abuse the men they date.

I represent one side of the argument. I'm also the side who well tell that anything is better then nothing. means not only knowing situations. they allow one to understand violence. environments and circumstances that lead to violent behavior patterns. Those few who do practice realistic. I also will say this. To survive violence you must understand violence and in effect experience violence. you had better train to fight as if your life depends on it! The ultimate failing of martial arts is in subscribing to propaganda. Awareness. Something rarely taught in Self-Defense and never taught in pure Martial Arts classes. for doing so. effectiveness means knowing your martial art. From my prospective. the side who will shoot you and having ran out of bullets. and all martial arts have something to offer. and finally they allow one to overcome the threat or use of violence itself. few in any martial artists want to use their training for any other reason then to show off. Sorry law takes a back seat to survival here. is not the chaotic violence of a bar brawl or a mugging. The reason for these three keys. places.. even the one's I don't like. awareness. psychology & effectiveness. superior.. will draw a knife. The controlled violence of the ring. Psychology. Finally. self-defense or combatives program that can survive “pressure testing” and will work regardless of conditions. When you train for a fight. To properly defend yourself you need to address 3 key things. ultimate martial art is full of it. and magazines with bullets. is going to tell me how much force I can use to stop someone who has attacked me because. This means you must learn to be assertive and aggressive to win at all costs. Usually by martial artists who can't fight their way out of a paper bag & often resent anyone who can. & habits where your safety is endangered but also physical signals when a person is preparing for active violence. “street based” self-defense are usually “black balled” as thugs and unenlightened savages. too much force may endanger their civil liberties. win trophies or pick up women. in effect fearing it less. but I will say that my opinion of use of force laws is that they are complete Bull Shit! Some ivy league boy who has never been in serious fight. but too little force will endanger my life. I will not give you legal advise and I suggest you check local laws in may cases for use of force regulations. is knowing even in layman's terms the basic habits. long before I will ever use my fists. All this social networking and hobbyist approaches are why I have a very small group of private students. but they soon learn most guys hate it when a chick beats them in a fair fight. anyone who says “such-&-such” art is the supreme. is first they allow avoidance of trouble. .assault to protect you as you escape to freedom. Some women join martial arts classes to meet guys.

. “ -Ron Collins While many martial artist will advertise their art as allowing you beat down the three to fifty knife wielding. This simple act of avoidance is often key to surviving an attack. It is enough to avoid the dark alley in the first place. In the case of self-defense camouflage we must assume that you will be wearing normal clothing & that you are in an urban or semi-urban (urbanize area within a rural community) area. Using various shades & tones of color clothing that not only match the environment but draw no attention psychologically from pursuers if in a crowd. Stealth is not avoidance however. jungles etc.. In cities surrounded by mountains. With stealth comes the opinion of ambush or simply walking away. it is not uncommon to see hikers or hunters dressed to blend with nature. avoidance is the best weapon.” A certain amount of credence must be given to the practicers of Ninjitsu. as such a rural town in West Virginia or California may well have hunters in . The connection to alcohol. As such I remind the student (reader) that conventional clothing must be worn and must be symbiotic with what one's surroundings. So is the statistical fact that most rapes & home invasions come from people you know or have known. This requires a certain amount of awareness & natural caution. being seen will result in you having to confront an adversary. Basics of Camouflage: The very core ideas of camouflage is that they allow you to blend to your environment and that camouflage allows you to go unnoticed.. deserts. trees. to include the infamous “parking lot mugging.. rapists and murders in the proverbial “dark alley” I prefer to overly simplify the situation to avoiding the “Dark Alley” all together. this is because ninjitsu is the only martial art to teach you to run & hide. especially since you can not attack that which isn't there. avoidance is not being their to be detected. rape you & kill you. the object of stealth should be to avoid the issue of confrontation. drug abuse & violence is widely known. muggers.The Power of Avoidance: “It is not enough to simply avoid the sinister thugs in the dark alley with the intent to rob you. stealth is simply being undetected. gun toting. The basic idea of stealth is to not be seen. This requires you to alter manner and dress to match the world around you. Random violence occurs in places of business. This is done. The second object of stealth is the go unnoticed. Despite what most self-proclaimed street-fighters will tell you. Basics of Stealth & Evasion. Therefore. this is whats called hiding in plain sight. by both literally avoiding high risk locations and avoiding high risk behaviors as well.

. cover. by training the way you will or must fight. In this the person who is taking action does so with a element of control & coldness that may seem inhuman to most bystanders. it means those who witness the violence & the effects of the violence will not cross the same line. belly crawl. either because they know what I will do to them or by the fact that I have stopped you from trying to do the same to them.Light gray or medium dark tan Night/Shadow in General Terrain. Side step along walls to help shield your silhouette from view.Matching the general appearance of those within a given area. This means sparring multiple people.” What this means is that if I break a mugger's arm or even go so far as to kill that same mugger that person will not be able to hurt others.Drab white Urban Terrain. Use slow walking or crawling around good cover.Flat black. Sprint or dash from cover to cover.. The limitations of styles or techniques are useless and meaningless.Olive greens. This coldness is not so much malicious action but a firm resolve that comes from understanding odds and options. That understanding can be summed up as this.Light drab gray Snowy Terrain. we learn to fight so that we don't have to fight. If I fight a “local tough” and injure him so badly that he never wishes to fight me again. this why we train. The greatest weapon is the Mind of the Fighter/Warrior.camouflaged clothing.. and visibility. If you think you’ve been spotted remain perfectly still. Street Focus Jujitsu Training Philosophy. Basic Color Patterns: Jungle Terrain.. . The most important rule to the rule that in an emergency do not move. Use a light sprint to close in on a sentry or targeted opponent within ten to fifteen feet away. drab midnight blue or a drab charcoal gray Indigenous Clothing. The training philosophy of Street Focus Jujitsu is to fight the way you are training. In low visibility. And. Techniques & styles are hang ups that martial artists & even non-martial artists fail to understand. giving several minutes between sprints. being randomly “attacked” in class to make student perpetually aware of their environment and encouraging controlled but efficient violence.Tan Woodland Terrain. Principles of Noise & Movement: Adjust movement to terrain. “For every injury they suffer ten more will not be hurt. If you do need to move while following this rule drop as softly as possible to your stomach and listen for signs you were spotted. Thus we address even the need to blend into nature as well as blending into cities & rural towns. brown & tan in a leaf-like pattern Desert Terrain. frozen in your tracks. Those who do will do so doubting themselves.

Yet. This is even more degrading to us. Self-sacrifice is losing distractions to gain substance. For if we know that my understanding these things we are enlightened to what they truly mean & that to willingly walk away from that enlightenment is not ignorance but willing remaining blind when all we need to is open our eyes. so should enter it the next day with continued self reliance not only in old abilities but in your ability to learn new skills. We are never the attackers nor will lower ourselves to believe violence makes us anything more then cowards. For in using violence as a deterrent we. the person we wish to be & the person we pretend to be. Self-Reliance: Self Reliance comes in trusting your intuition & seeking to expand on anything you are taught. psychology. unrelenting. thus you can add skills to your “mental arsenal” by reading books on martial arts. we accept that we have lowered ourselves to the level of our attacker yet we will not fall below them. to stop a monster you must become a monster. If you are attacked you must respond with violence to violence or be harmed and possibly lose your life. Only by stripping away to pretense of who we pretend to be are we able to see who we truly are & direct that person to be who .its not what I know but how I apply it. Self-Improvement: Self Improvement is the first step to building and controlling the “monster. 3. survivalism & so on. we train ourselves to be monsters & in so find the heart of man (women) within. Also taking classes which again add new or expand old skill sets will allow you to build a foundation of exhaustive self-improvement. seeking to always be better will you find new way to maintain old skills & always continue to grow in your understanding. the person we are. 4. Our training philosophy is simple enough.” through self-education you are not limited to what other may teach you. Violence is not always the answer. Therefore. In so doing you can explore the real self & come to understand who you are. we train to survive & to tame the monster within ourselves. In this prospective self-sacrifice is stripping away the excess until you have the core of your vision and claiming said vision with all the power & focus. it is letting go of all else to find that which you desire most and fighting to keep it. So the goal of “Street” Jujitsu is not to select or modify techniques to work on the streets. 1. predatory & instinctively cunning. As much as you should level the school with a fresh prospective. A monster is force of nature. but that does not mean that violence is always to be excluded from the list of answers. because we know we have already opened our eyes before. Self-Sacrifice: Self Sacrifice isn't surrendering nor giving up. philosophy. a monster is a slave to its instincts and in order to be directed properly the monster must be controlled by men & women of go continence. 2. but to build a mental “temple” for the heart and endurance to win no matter what. There are three people inside us all. Thus. by doing so you come to understand others. Self-Understanding: Once you've built upon yourself & come to accept and rely on your ability you can begin to strip away excess and find the core of yourself.

They are the guys who will beat you down before they talk trash to you. because they know what you don't and thats “The Game. in a corner a tabby cat can become a tiger coming out through the only movable obstacle. Five Animal Philosophy: The five-animal philosophy is based more off of Native American Totems then Chinese Alchemy & Kung-fu. Wolves are just dogs who need their friends to back up their mouths. ● Wolverines: Wolverines are the guys who don't back down. Your body is “hardwired” to survive the worst case scenario. they bark allot and bite very little. We can separate the choices by knowing what we sometimes wish to do can not be done or by knowing what we must sacrifice so that we can do those things that no one believes can be down. selfunderstanding & self-control. the famous “fight or flight” response of the adrenaline dump. they are tough when others are watching them & cowards when alone. free of external motivations. Not all cats are cowards. and like all cowards fear is their defense. namely you. 5.” Emotional Override Conditioning (EOC): Emotional Override Conditioning is a 3 to 5 second drive into the psychological “wall” that is Fear & Survival Instinct. Many cats are cowards. We can follow a path of logical decisions & educated predictions. Self-empowerment is combination of self-education. Self-Empowerment: The ultimate express of self-reliance is found in selfempowerment. Self-Control: If we can understand who we truly are then we can understand what truly must do. 6. who don't stop & who refuse to give up. ● Cat: The Cat is quiet and in most cases will run when threatened. their for I'm badder. because a little noise and the cat runs from the confrontation. As an animal & as a totem a Cat will avoid a fight. Many times we find that who we are is we truly want to be & the person we desire to be is just another illusion to person we pretend to be. ● Dog & Wolves: Dogs are the pathetic wonna-bes of the Streets. The . The concept of EOC is to use the body's built in survival system. but all cats will be backed into a corner & come out fighting tooth & claw. Bears are like dogs and wolves but they use their size to intimidate you. The proof of such is in the human ability to accept and adapt to any environmental condition imaginable. ● Bears: If its a big ass dog it's a bear. Dogs get their kicks from chasing cats.we want to be. The five animals depicted in this text are unique in that they serve various key roles in life that one can see and understand. Wolverines are allot smarter and tougher then you'd think & they don't talk trash. Self-empowerment comes when you understand how powerful your ability to choose is & in so doing find self-motivation within your will to succeed by doing. They live by the belief I'm bigger.

This natural response to fear causes the body to slowly leak adrenaline into the body as the dumb is about to occur. Slowly leaking adrenaline as your body preps to dumb it into your blood stream. even permanently disabling injuries. Especially. or hiding from the threat. If this is a “close call” you can slowly “dial down” with slow relaxing deep breaths. This factor has allowed knife wielding and unarmed attackers to be shot multiple times and still severally injure police. Phase One: Awareness: The first key to survival. forbids all-out guts fighting. As your mind dwells on the pain & fear you will encounter your body will react. In this way they must question their own actions against you & become “Psyched Out” at the sudden ruthlessness you exhibit. instead of your defense. the way in which injuries. This is the point where one should visualize being attacking and the worst case scenarios of that attack. but should not be limited to. ● Phase Two: The Psych-up: The psych-up is an emotional build up addressing the natural fear & adrenaline dumb responses. Awareness has multiple components.. then comes assessing the threat. Again Focus on destroying their defenses and them. This includes. Lastly. the effectiveness of survival relies on this type of animal-ism of instinctive violence. All this is a build up to programming the fight or flight response. If nothing else you can move on to the final phase. avoiding the threat. First. On very few occasions this assessment will involve striking the first blow. As such one appears as prey. to always be aware of your environment. in any situation. are “ignored” by body by shutting of nerve signals from these injured extremities as the body goes into partial shock. security and military personnel without the aid of mind altering drugs. Therefore. ● . Or to put it another way. you release the emotions you have been holding back. one can not be a bully and effective at street focused combative arts because the threat of violence to control another is wholly the wrong intention of survival at all costs. While the pseudo-religious nature of conventional martial arts. to “explode” into your attacker or attackers.way in which the higher brain functions are excluded from the central nervous system (Spinal Cord & Brain Stem) during reflexive actions. some can be addressed simultaneously some can not. knowing that violence must be fully and completely focused on the absolute destruction of your attacker. is awareness. ● Phase Three: Explosion: When the threat is there & fighting unavoidable. it must be understood that violence is not only the last resort by philosophical or religious understanding violence is last resort of the practicality of effectiveness. but attacks with the voraciousness of a predator. One must reserve the psychological shock of all-out fighting with intent to kill for when it is most needed.. is the noticing a potential threat.

. The Hands-Out (from the body) Grip builds the shoulders and triceps. The Hands-In Grip builds the chest & biceps. Pull-ups: Pull-ups. Advanced exercises are sets of combination striking drills which build & strength the limbs as well as help to condition timing & build endurance. ● Advanced Exercises: Weighted Striking Drills: By use of wrist & ankle weights one can combine strength training & cardiovascular kick boxing exercises to strengthen & tone the muscles needed for combat. ● Basic Exercises: Push-ups: Push-ups are an excellent way to build & develop upper body strength in the triceps & chest. one can better develop one's strength. it takes a wolf pack to bring down a wolverine. and cowards will keep attacking if they think they can win with numbers. Physical Conditioning: Physical conditioning is hardly a factor if you can drop an attacker in one strike. dismember or destroy an attacker within a few seconds of engaging them. Weighted Sparring Drills: By sparring light contact with another opponent. The following exercises are broken down into two forms of conditioning exercises. As the rule of thumb goes. As such you must attempt to disable. Water Drills: By practicing attack & defense drills in chest to neck high water. Squats: Squats are excellent for building muscles in the legs when one can not get out to run or jog.There is the invaluable flaw in this logic that would seem to be obvious. especially while wearing a weight vest of some kind. But this isn't always possible and the ability to “take a hit” requires you to have enough muscle & mass to both move with the blow and take the hit when it lands. and be ready to break contact and run away at the first chance one has. The key is being able to run away. like push-ups are also very good for developing upper body strength. Basic exercises are exercises where training beginning with the body testing & building strength in the extremities. one may build speed and agility in combat at a far faster rate then with regular sparring drills alone. and that is that against multiple attackers your efforts would be ineffective. Sit-ups/Crunches: Sit-ups and crunches are excellent for building strength & toning the abdominal muscles. speed & balance. Basic & Advanced. . Running/Jogging: Running or Jogging is an excellent method for both strengthening the legs and gaining cardiovascular exercise..

At random a student is sent against the student in the center of the circle. be played. ● Sparring Unarmed Against Knives: By using a “chalk-knife” or magic-marker the “Knife-Wielding” opponent attacks the unarmed student in a sparring contest. hair spay. eye gouges or some other injury from crippling the student. with the heads cut off to prevent serious injuries. All other lights are cut off and loud music. the student is allowed to experiment with potentially dangerous situations. If the students have not “neutralized” their opponents in said time limit then a new student is entered into the fray for . preferably heavy metal. immediately. Which is never perfect in applications. immediately. ● Sparring Unarmed Against Clubs: By sparring unarmed against opponents wielding whiffle-ball bats. Each time a killing or crippling blow is dealt. so long as the student is of legal drinking age & can make it home safely. The students are again allowed to experience the reality of combat. first two against one and then three against one the student gets the idea of how to use an attackers body as a shield in application with the again imperfect realities of live combat. Advanced Combative Drills: By practicing the following advanced combative drills. ● The Circle of Lights: The final drill reserved for expert level students & & instructors. ● Sparring Blindfolded: By Sparring against another opponent while wearing a blindfold the student is allowed to explore and develop a “sixth sense” for attack & defense. This intuitive sense of fighting will help to prevent letting the lost of sight from mace. it stop the sparring match & the student allowed to assess their own mistakes & begin again. Semi & Full Contact Sparring: By use of light (semi) contact and eventually full contact sparring the student is able to get a better grasp on what the “perfect” technique becomes when applied to imperfect reality. each standing behind a strobe light. or knock out the other student. If the student is of an exceptionally high caliber minor intoxication should be permitted. ● Sparring Multiple Opponents: By use sparring multiple opponents. it stop the sparring match & the student allowed to assess their own mistakes & begin again. The absolute strictest doctrine of fatal injury should be applied to unarmed student so that a sense of caution against the weapon and not a false sense a security is fostered. Each time a killing or crippling blow is dealt. This drill begins with ten people in a circle.Psychological Conditioning: Basic Combative Drills: By practicing basic strikes in combination with various common unarmed attacks without the pressure of sparring the student it given a chance to see & apply the “perfect” example of each technique. against a weapon wielding opponent & see how effective or ineffective various techniques are in such situations. A last student is placed in the center of the circle. The students have two minutes to tap out.

as long as a certain level of cleanliness is maintained. teaches pressure points. and largely obvious is that on the “street” said students would be intoxicated or smoking as is their habits. is a powerful blow to an individual point. The second. is constant pressure against individual points causing great pain. then said individual should learn to control and handle himself in such a fashion. First. The second reason is that you must train the way you will fight in order to fight the way you train. An abstract. If a student is commonly drinking beer. or intoxicated for large amounts of time. All that can be said is that no amount of discipline can be forced on another.” So then. The student who smokes cigarettes should be allowed to smoke cigarettes. fact in all of this is that heavy physical activity while smoking and drinking will often serve as a deterrent for such behavior in the future. The first. In jujitsu pressure points can be used in two ways. often repeatedly. as well as students who consistently drink alcohol be allowed to drink alcohol during breaks within the class. Said habits will be broken over time. it should not be the absolute ruling of said class. while many will not understand the reasoning for such lax formal discipline. Special Note on Behavior: While good order and discipline should be the rule of the class. kung-fu.another two minutes. whether it be karate. This is what the “Old timers” who taught me about real “street fighting” called “tough love. to stun/cripple an opponent. This smoking and drinking serves two purposes. and self-discipline begins with the choice for self-improvement. by self-motivation & self-discipline & thus are not the choice of instructor to make for the student(s). Street-Focus-Jujitsu Target Points: Every martial art. . judo or jujitsu etc. Over time this will in fact reduce the amount of violent incidents by virtue of disciplining oneself while intoxicated.

. 8) Bridge of Nose: A powerful blow here can cause great pain or unconsciousness. It is. 11)Chin: A sharp powerful blow here can disorient or cause unconsciousness 12)Side of Neck: A powerful blow here can cause a stunning effect. paralysis. 4) Vertebrae of the neck: Any powerful blow to the vertebrae of the neck can cause the same effects as striking point “3” 5) Coronal Suture: A powerful blow to this point can cause hemorrhage. blind or through damage to the optic nerve to the brain. 6) Optic Nerve: A powerful blow to this point can cause pain. however. 7) Sinus Cavity: A powerful blow to this point can cause great pain. causing death or paralysis. pain or death. A powerful strike here can be crippling and possibly fatal. 10)Anterior Nasal Spine: A powerful blow here can stun or “knockout” an opponent. unconsciousness. internal bleeding and/or unconsciousness 13)Windpipe: A powerful blow here can cause breathing problems. 3) Base of the Skull: A powerful blow here can fracture the vertebrae at the base of the skull. cause death. 9) Eyes: A powerful blow here can stun. blindness or death. unconsciousness or death. or blindness. 2) Mastoidal Opening: This point lies just behind the ear.1) Crown of the Skull: A powerful blunt force can cause sever shock to the central nervous system. far more likely to stun your opponent.

25)Hip: A powerful strike to this point can cause pain and numbness. 20)Solar Plexus: A powerful. can cause great pain and possibly paralysis. an extremely powerful blow to this point can rupture the kidneys causing the blood to become . and possible internal injury if the rib is driven into internal organs. 28)Kidneys: A powerful strike here can cause great pain. or even a not so powerful. 27)Spinal Region: Any powerful attack anywhere along the spine. 22)Liver: An extremely powerful strike to this point can cause great pain and possible liver damage. internal bleeding of the lungs. there is a small “channel” within the body that can cause great pain with an extremely powerful blow.14)Trapezius Muscle: A powerful blow here can cause great pain and numbness in the arm. especially between the “shoulder blades” or lower back. an extension of the sternum. with some extreme cases the hip can be dislocated or broken. unconsciousness. death from liver failure might occur weeks or months later. 26)Groin: It is no large surprise that attacking this point cause allot of pain. many people do not know a powerful blow here can cause immobilizing pain. 21)Floating Ribs: A powerful strike here can cause much pain and possible immobility by breaking the rib. blow here can disrupt breathing and cause great pain. this also applies for constant pressure. a severe peptic ulcer and a very slow painful death. This bone can also be dislocated to achieve the same effect as a fracture. 17)Suprasternal Notch: A powerful blow here can cause pain and/or dislocate both collar bones. or slow and extremely painful death. internal bleeding and numbing of the arm. 24)Stomach: A powerful strike here can cause great pain and in extreme cases. 16)Brachial Artery: A powerful blow here can cause great pain and numbness in the arm and shoulder. cause severe skeletal damage and immobility from pain. however. And possibly shock the kidney. through a core body infection. 23)Kidney: Although the kidneys are located on the back side of the body. when the blow is delivered from a master. If the damage is great enough. Above the solar plexus is the Xyphoid Process. however. 15)Collar Bone: A powerful blow here cab cause great pain and if broken. a powerful blow here can break the sternum. This is also the point used to execute a heart punch. 19)Lungs: A powerful blow here can disrupt breathing and in extreme cases. 18)Gladiolus of the Sternum: The depression of the sternum. a powerful blow here breaking the Xyphoid Process from the Sternum can cause great pain and massive damage to internal organs.

unconsciousness. . 40)Hollow of the Elbow: A powerful strike to this point can rupture blood vessels and cause great pain and numbness. A powerful strike to this point can cause great pain and possibly dislocate the elbow. The effect of the damage can range from pain. to this point can possibly separate the spine from the hip bone. 32)Triceps: Like the bicep a strike here can cause numbness and pain in the arm. a forceful blow to this point can break the elbow. 29)Final Vertebrae of the Spine: A powerful strike. 37)Ulnar Nerve: A powerful blow to this point can cause a painful numbing effect in the hands and arms. usually a stomp. Generally one will die from such a blow within a few weeks to as soon as twenty minutes. 34)Outside of the Elbow: Pressure to this point causes pain and numbness. 36)Ulnar Nerve: A powerful blow to this point can cause a painful numbing effect in the hands and arms. however. 31)Bicep: A powerful blow here will cause numbness in the arm. 33)Ulnar Nerve: Constant pressure to this point causes great pain and numbness. 38)Nerve between the last Two Knuckles: Constant pressure to this point can cause pain and numbness in the hand. 39)Armpit: A powerful blow to this point can stop the heart or at least cause numbness in the arm. 35)Inside of the Elbow: Attacking this point can and will create the same effect as striking the outside of the elbow.filled with toxins. temporary or permanent paralysis. 30)Tail Bone: An extremely powerful strike to this point can cause severe damage to the central nervous system. causing permanent loss of the use of the legs. 41)Radial Nerve: Grabbing or striking this point can create pain and numbness. and limited mobility through skeletal damage. 42)Nerve between Thumb & Hand: Constant pressure to this point can cause great pain and numbness in the hands.

. Now that you have been given insight toward the anatomical weaknesses of the human body.” 49)Calf: A powerful blow here can cause minor pain and discomfort. This is that above all else. . 47)Side of Knee: A powerful strike to this point can easily dislocate/”break” the knee. 50)Ankle (Inside): A powerful blow here can cause a painful numbing effect. if the knee is straight. 55)Ligament of the Hip & Thigh: A hard strike to this point can cause pain and numbness in the entire inner thigh and hip. 45)Calf/Thigh Ligament: A tearing grab to this point can cause severe pain and impaired movement.. it is encouraged that you reread this portion at least three (3) more times before continuing through the rest of this text. 52)Shine: A powerful strike to the shine will cause a sharp pain.43)Ulnar Nerve: A powerful kick or strike to this point can cause and numbness. 51)Achilles Tendon: A powerful blow here can cause severe pain and numbness. possible “breakage. 53)Ankle (Outside): A powerful blow here produces the same effect as striking the inside of the ankle. 46)Thigh: A blow to this point can cause severe pain and numbness. while studying the methods for striking techniques. if one does not know where to strike. each technique brings to mind a target. 48)Front of the Knee: A powerful blow here can cause minor pain. It is never enough to know how to strike. 54)Instep: A powerful stomp to this point causes breakage of the bones of the foot. 44)Radial Nerve: A powerful blow to this point can cause a painful numbing effect.

.-~Street Focus Jujitsu~-~Fighting Techniques~The striking techniques taught in “Street” Jujitsu are the same essential techniques taught in Traditional Japanese Jujitsu. about shoulder's width apart. has a shorter distance to travel to strike the opponent. From this position one can use short strikes and small movement blocking techniques. So techniques such as eye gouging & “fish hooking” are never taught. Sport martial arts are based on one's individual skill & good sportsmanship. while seeking a hard strike with the reverse hand. Each stance has specific advantages & disadvantages. Basic Stances: The four basic fighting stances are drawn from Karate. Secondly for reasons of safety. It is best to remember that all stances are applications of principles and not written in stone. & the rear arm should be held in a high chambered position. to defend both the head & the body. More importantly “Street” Jujitsu is not a sport.. also called a forward or “boxer's” guard. This guard protects the head & and upper body.. It is the combative nature of Street Focus Jujitsu to use any technique. This stance also allows one to block strikes from a greater distance using the lead hand to block and trap. tactic. The lead hand is extended so that the closest natural weapon (the fist of the lead hand). techniques that are dangerous such as organ attacks or neck locks/breaks are not taught as well. weapon or “dirty trick” to gain the victory of survival. Keep the knees relaxed & held away from the body. is a tight defensive guard & a variation of the high open guard. American Jujitsu & traditional Omoto-Ryu Taijutsu. “Street” Jujitsu is a combative art where dangerous techniques are taught & encouraged to be used against attackers in combat. The exposed ribs & abdominal region serve to “draw-in” the attack. High-Open GuardThe high open guard is a variation of a traditional jujitsu & karate combative stance. Street Focus Jujitsu is not about pretty techniques. it is about survival & protection of one's own life & the lives of one's loved ones. Stand with the feet in an “L” position. or sportsmanship. High-Closed GuardThe high-closed guard. but also makes protecting from the body by dropping the elbows or raising the knees far easier.

Begin by raising both arms above the solar plexus to protect the head. This study of falling without injury is under gone solely to protect against throwing techniques. Slight modification of rolling from left hip to . that this stance is also used against multiple opponents.Begin by tucking the chin into the lead shoulder as you raise both arms. this position of the hands is used by Muay Thai fighters as they are easily modified into a clinch. & possibly even being knocked down by a push. aikido. Tuck the chin. More so. Cross-GuardThe cross guard. or juji-kamae as it is know in taijutsu is so named do to it's forward appearance. Allow your body to fall backward & slap the ground with the arms flatly along the inside of the forearms at a 45 degree angle from the shoulders. used to cross-block or. This guard is a defensive stance. raise the rear arm slightly above the lead arm & position both arms forward to create an “X” type pattern. there is not only a combative measure but also one of basic safety with wet floors. The feet should be shoulder's width apart in an “L” pattern. double-high block as know in Street Focus Jujitsu an armed attacker. Back FallFrom a natural standing position lean forward while squatting & tuck the chin. Begin on slightly flexed knees for stability with the feet in an “L” pattern. This stance uses shorter movements but applies the same as the above. on slightly flexed knees. knees slightly flexed & feet in an “L” position as before. takedowns. Close Quarters Combative GuardThe close quarter guard. elbows tucked in but loose. Keep the feet just within shoulder's width apart. judo. karate.. is a common fighting position in many military H2H (Hand-to-Hand Combatives) systems. Although one may go throughout his/her life without being thrown or knocked down. & many other combative & sport martial arts. also called a tai-hoi kamae in taijitsu. stairways & so on. It should also be noted. Basic Break Falls: The techniques of falling and rolling are considered basic skills in traditional jujitsu..

to move back. Basic Footwork & Body Shifting: Every technique in the martial arts is based on the concepts of body movement & footwork. There are two variations of this technique. & the . without strong balance & good footwork you are “building a castle on a hill of sand. ● Method II – From a combative stance. This of this as literally building your foundation. Chinese. Begin in a natural standing position.. As your body hits the ground absorb the shock. This section will cover both body movement & footwork. The shock of impact should be absorbed through the thighs & forearms. To move back from any combative posture slide the rear leg back a half-step followed by the lead foot. & even Western Boxing. thigh & shoulder) & slapping the ground at a fortyfive degree angle from the shoulder with the inside of the arms as before. slide the lead foot forward a half. ● Method I – From a natural standing position. It has long been said that the legs & hips are the foundation of all postures.step followed by the rear leg. Side FallFrom a natural standing position.right shoulder to turn the simple break fall into back roll. Front FallThe front fall is somewhat the easiest to preform. to move forward.” Gliding StepThe gliding step is common to many Japanese. Note: Through rolling is unmentioned. or one foot back. yet the hardest to practice and the most challenging mentally. to move forward. drop to both knees while raising the arms & finally fall forward. to move back. in detail. lean toward the side & allow your body to fall to the side. slide one foot forward. through squarely landing on the side of the legs & body (calf. one may be able to combine falling techniques with the principle of yielding to create one's own rolling techniques.

by bending the lead knee. this allows the hips ti sink. knee movement is also used to effect a hip throw. as with the forward movement drill.balance of the body. karate & even most European combat systems use most offensive & defensive techniques based on movements of the hips & legs. as the hip is the fulcrum. via foot work. It is by knee movement that one places the hips & in turn the body as whole behind each strike. Below are basic drills for knee movement exercises. This allows for better stability & control. from here pull he body back with the bending of the rear knee. Knee Movement: Knee movement is the basis for most fighting techniques. Knee movement is also the heart of advancing & retreating techniques as well. Backward MovementBegin in the same basic “L” position of the feet. So it is of no great wonder that the body movement techniques of jujitsu. thus a downward body movement caused by knee movement is possible. Downward MovementA duck or downward movement of the body occurs when both knees move apart. . from here one moves forward by pulling the body forward with the lead leg. Forward MovementBegin by standing “Toes out” in an “L” pattern. and many variations there of. these drill should be practiced for several hours a day when the student begins his/her training.

Toes (Soft Tissue Targets) X. The focus on striking surfaces in this form of “jujitsu” is that. It should be noted however that much of the in-fighting & clinch methods of “Street” Jujitsu were in fact drawn from Muay Thai kick boxing.Ball of Foot (Striking) The concept that the human body has twelve different weapons. not counting the various eight “hand weapon” striking techniques that come from the hands alone. Forearms (Striking & Chokes) VI. which means less contact time & a faster withdraw time then grappling techniques. Hands (Various “Hand Weapons”) II. Heal (Stomping) XI. This does not remove grappling as a needed skill set! . Elbows (Primarily for In-Fighting) V. a niche form of jujutsu.Shin (Striking) IX. This means that not only can one never be “disarmed” but neither can one defeated by simply breaking a wrist or an elbow.Blade of Foot (Striking) XII.Knees (Primarily for In-Fighting) VIII.Hips (Striking & Pivots) VII.Striking Surfaces of the Human Body: In taijitsu. Head (Front. Back & Sides) III. I. one is taught that the body is a toll of the mind & that the mind is the weapon. From this.Shoulder (also acts as a Pivot) IV. (1) striking a easier skill to learn & in shorter amounts of time then grappling. the (2) that striking can be used to disable an opponent on their feet & minimize the chance of them using a weapon & (3) that striking skills can be applied faster & with less preparation. It it important to remember so much of the human body can be used to injure another person. the striking principles of Street Focus Jujitsu are born.

The striking surface is the tensed muscle between the wrist & little finger.Tense the muscles of the hand & use the area just below the palm as the striking surface..Make a fist extending the second knuckle of the middle finger as the striking surface.. Vertical Fist.. as with the clinched fist... at the second knuckles to prevent the fingers from being broken. Single-Extended Knuckle Fist.. however use the bottom of the fist as the impact surface. Use the First two knuckles as the points of impact. Palm-Heel...Roll the fist into a tight ball. Claw-Hand...Unlike more traditional martial arts this knife-hand strike folds the fingers inward. Knife Hand.Make a fist extending the pointer and middle fingers to strike with the second knuckles of the fingers. A grabbing claw hand is preformed by first striking with a claw hand then rolling/hooking the fingers into the palm of the hand while raking the target.The vertical fist is simply a clinched fist at which the fist is canted “sideways.A striking Claw hand is performed by gouging the finger tips & palm-heel in a target.Roll the fingers into the palm of the hand.” .. then wrap the thumb outside the tightened fingers..Hand WeaponsFore Fist.. Double-Extended Knuckle Fist... Hammer Fist..

while dropping the body's weight slightly. driving the body & not the fist threw an attacker with both surprise them & throw them off guard. That serves to embody the principle of striking through the target. while dropping the lead knee slightly. Step forward a half step. Reverse PunchThe reverse punch embodies the principle of using a winding force around a solid axis & channeled upon a focus point. As both illustrations show the fist moving past this line of impact. pushing the body's rotation by pivoting on the ball of the rear foot. Lead PunchThe lead punch embodies the principle of hitting the closest natural target with the closest natural weapon. much like the turbine of a generator.. This line represents an opponent & point of impact. is to deliver a powerful close range strike. or cross in boxing. once one has created an opening by deflections using the lead hand. back & shoulders. This allows for greater focus of the body's weight & momentum to be directed into the strike. . against vital target areas. In combat this often creates internal damage when striking “soft tissue” vital points. This section will discuss the proper methods of delivering the various “hand weapons” previously discussed.. This adds kinetic energy from the body's muscular system combined & focused through the alignment of those muscles in the legs. Thrust the lead hand forward just above the shoulder. are from a punch. the other 48% is a foreign object. Thrust the rear arm forward just as the body completes it's forward rotation. Also one should consider that 52% of all knockouts which occur during a street brawl. So that a powerful thrust through an opponent at a close range.Striking Methods: Striking is a common fighting method & is a deadly skill if mastered. The classic use of a reverse punch. This allows the body's weight & momentum to build quicker over a shorter distance. Twist the hips forward with a sudden snap of the waist. This is due to the commonly taught position that the lead hand is for jabs and deflecting attacks. A vertical fist is commonly used for this strike. In many traditional arts considered a preliminary offensive method of combat. Many skilled fighter effect their knock punches with a “hard” lead punch. Note: As one may notice in both illustrations there are two circles connected by a line.

& even Western Boxing. allowing a totally focused & channeled flow of energy into the strike. The basic study of fighting techniques begins with the study and arming of knowledge to deliver systems (striking techniques).Upper-Cut PunchThe upper-cut is considered a “sucker punch” in most circles & is an extremely damaging. The exception to a common Back-Fist & that found in Jujitsu & Boxing systems is that the “Karate” back fist is a straight snapping motion & a “Jujitsu” back fist moves the fist in a circular motion from the elbow. This kinetic energy is multiplied by & directed from the upward movement of the fist following the arc. This arc directs the body's energy from the hips. this movement can be used to either attack a target or to block/strike a target on an attacking limb. with the elbow. As you strike forward move the fist in a circular motion. The force & weight of the body's forward momentum is extended forward by the pivoting of the rear foot. striking with the knuckles. source of stability from the body. Back-Fist StrikeThis striking method can be used both offensively & defensively. strike. such as the knife hand or hammer fist. All martial arts have evolved from copying the personal styles of individuals & in some cases animals.” forms or actions. In many cases one may need only complete this movement from the present position of the lead hand from which ever stance one has assumed. such as a reverse punch. To preform this technique. Another example would be. One must consider that each method demonstrated follows certain principles/guidelines that can be used with other strikes & modified to work however the practicer desires. There is however proper application of principles. Such as stepping forward. As the foot touches the ground pivot on the rear foot while raising the fist upward along a rising arc from the lead hip.” Thus my intention is to teach only survival skills & not set “styles. like any of the near infinite combinations of striking methods & “fist weapons” can be modified to use other hand weapons besides the fist. as in the upper-cut or behind a lead punch. Snap the hips forward just before you step off the rear foot. There is no such thing as “proper technique” or “proper form” in a street fight. This method is found in almost all Asian martial arts. draw the lead arm back then snap it forward in either a linear or circular motion. twisting the body behind the strike using the hips. could be modified to deliver an upper-cut with the reverse hand such as when within close quarters. This method of attack. This deludes the original “One thing. the applied science of combat & combat psychology. these delivery methods are then expanded with target and effect of target information & . Nothing is “written in stone” in street focus jujitsu.

This however is not true of Street Focus Jujitsu. As such. “Street” Jujitsu is only raw combative principles waiting for practicers to combine them into a lethal style formed solely by each student & practicer. (1) kicking above the waist is less powerful then a waist level kick. The execute a front kick begin by drawing the knee to waist level. There are no katas or predesigned forms. As the throat is exposed the student can easily deliver a reverse Claw Hand strike to grab & crush the trachea (windpipe) and end the confrontation. by bending the knee. as if pushing a large object. Snap/thrust the foot forward. best used to target the knees. As an example. common more so to sport karate & tae kwon do systems. with the knee bent. shin or at the highest level the groin. however this is only a set-up for the real target with is the exposed throat via the palm strike upper-cut. heel or ball of the foot as the striking surface. Th reasoning for this is based on two simple reasons. a palm strike upper-cut and reverse claw hand strike combination. one can use a toe (extremely rare). the primary principles of combative training & practice are upheld as the foundation of training. using the heel or blade of the foot. the student of Street Focus Jujitsu will first learn to execute the delivery method.finally with alternative “weapons” to be used with the delivery methods. in fact one should kick at low lining targets such as the knees. The target is the chin. Side KickThe side kick is a long distance style attack. Thrust the leg out to the side.” Reflexive conditioning is common to all martial arts because this type of training requires both study & long hours of practice. Front KickThe front kick is common place in all martial arts. then the delivery of specific weapons to specific targets. & (2) a kick above the waist is far less stable (thus much of the lack of power). Thus students build their own practices & practicers design their own individual styles (similar to the practice of Jeet Kune Do). Note: It is not the practice of “Street” Jujitsu to alter or force it's students' natural fighting instincts by strict/limited means of “Combative Styling. . Begin by drawing the knee up to hip level. Regardless one should never kick above one's own waist. to include Roman Boxing & even the precursor to Greeko-Roman wrestling. The simple upper-cut can substitute a fore fist with a more practical Palm Heel.

Street Focus Jujitsu is a HandStrike Dominant Art.Back-KickThe back kick is one of the most powerful kicks in any martial art. Outside Elbow StrikeThe outside elbow strike can be used against an attacker who grabs you from behind or as an automatic response to the inside elbow strike. It is executed by torquing body forward at the waist and using the impact area of the forearm. as kicks are extremely dangerous in a street fight both to the practice & to the defend against.. The effectiveness of knee & elbow strikes is that they use the muscles of the torso & the arms within close ranges to strike an attacker. By leaning forward while while kicking.. This strike allows more of the weight & energy from the body to be used in the strike. Begin by raising the leg. just before the elbow as the striking surface. the tip of the elbow should be used as the striking surface. Inside Elbow StrikeThe inside elbow strike is a good guard penetrating strike. knee bent to waist level as executing a front kick. one's upper body & head are removed as targets while a strong “low-line” attack is delivered. Lean forward while while thrusting the leg back striking with the heel of the foot. as well as that explained above. it should be noted that an equal amount of striking techniques should be applied to fighting and strikes within grappling or clinch ranges. In-fighting Techniques: While one may consider Street Focus Jujitsu a hand strike or punching dominant art. Also bear in mind that one's kicks may vary slightly considering a “one on one” or multiple attacker scenario. . this is very similar to hitting a person with a baseball bat in terms of effectiveness & damage. For this reason. Note: Although kicks are more powerful then hand strikes it is not usually a good idea to focus excessively on one's kicking ability.

. by stepping forward using the rising elbow strike in combination with a follow strike from the reverse hand. Basic Grappling: Basic grappling is the execution of small. such as a kick to the groin. What you learn as “grappling techniques” will not make you a submission or MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)/NHB (No-Holds-Barred) fighter. holding. & executing a rising elbow strike so that the forearm deflects the elbow strike the opponent in simultaneous actions. often making the intended attack useless. As one is attacked.Rising Elbow StrikeThe rising elbow strike is a close range. Many of these techniques involve trapping skills as well. Low BlockThe low block works on two levels. in the same manner. Knee StrikeThe knee is an effective close range fighting technique for targeting the thigh. one need only step into the strike. (1) to push away or parry an attack to the lower area of the body. except that the elbow is used as the striking surface. throwing or sweeping techniques. “Street” Jujitsu is not about winning trophies. It will however save your life in a real fight. hair or collar & smash their face into a rising knee. one could grab an opponent by the ears. groin or stomach regions of the body. tournaments or keeping alive any traditions. upper-cut type strike. It is a commonly held principle of penetrating the opponent & attacker's guard. Thus an attacker would either impel themselves on a elbow at the sternum or xyphoid process target points or would step directly into rising elbow strike to the chin. Likewise. by use of sweeping arc to the outside using the inside of the forearm as the impact surface & (2) to continue the movement in a circular motion effectively trapping an attacker's leg. An important side issue involving the rising elbow strike is its often over-looked defensive uses. simple & non-elaborate grabbing.

functions on two levels. This allows one to use a simple sweeping block. In any case or situation. which in effect is a small movement to conserve energy and trap an opponent by their wrongful intentions to attack. These movements should neither be robotic nor should they be considered as specific methods. such as seen in “neo-traditional*” martial arts schools. Thus all techniques are simple. as long as the attacker can dominate the fight they life and health of the intended victim is in danger. . to grab the attacking limb with the hand as the block is executed effectively. like the low block.. Therefor. raise the arm sweeping in front of the body. Against a high range attack. a variation of the high block can be executed by sweeping the hand down across the face. An inside block. chest or solar plexus push the attack down & possibly trap the attacker's limbs to apply joint locks & breaks. attack & attack until the threat is neutralized. Instead of focusing on the “strict idea” of preforming rigid or “properly formed” technical styles. (1) deflecting the attack & (2) trapping the attacking limb. most “neo-traditionalism” is a result of commercialization of the martial arts. defensive tactics such as blocking should be considered supplementary to one's offensive intentions. On the level of trapping from the basic high block. Focus on one's offensive ability first. Blocking should be used as a set up for further strikes and not relied on for protection. attack. In other words. rely on close combat strikes to disable or to stun an attacker so that one can break away and run for safety. at a rising angle from the center of the body. *Note: Although the term “neo-traditional” is rarely used by mainstream martial artists & self-defense instructors it is held in spirit. or define tradition by academic knowledge without a sense of the original purpose. defense can not save your life or win any battles once the fight has begun.. move the hand around and elbow in a circular motion out & down.High BlockThe high block. The term “neo-traditional” & “neo-traditions” means “new-tradition” or “newly-traditional” this refers to martial artists & martial arts organizations who forsake practicality for publicity. such as a punch to the face. as their purpose is only to help condition one's responses not become them. direct & based on effect not appearance or sportsmanship. As such.

& pull it toward you. It is important for the practicer to follow up with another attack while trapping the attacker’s arm. & sometimes one need only make use of pushing across the knuckles. at the same time. to the breaking point. To quickly break the opponent’s arm.Entrapping Arm-LockThe entrapping arm lock is executed from a high or medium block and is extreme effective on the ground. This has the potential to off balance an attacker & throw them to the ground. from the block. in others simply apply pressure from pulling with the arms alone. . Grab the opponent's hand. Bring one arm up to reverse upper cut the enemy’s chin with the palm of the hand. Basic Wrist-LockFrom the first day of training one's intent should be to destroy the enemy. Grab the wrist turning the “little finger” to the inside of the forearm as you jerk the arm to the outside of the shoulder. As the block is executed the pit fighter wraps the blocking arm around the attacker’s arm and pulls up hyper extending the opponent's elbow. Even with the movement of pulling the hand back. This wrenches the enemy’s neck. Bypassing the Attack to Break the NeckBypassing the attack is commonly used as away to destroy aggressive and overly aggressive attackers. fall back while wrenching the elbow up to break the opponent’s arm. In some cases this can be done by stepping back. Outside Wrist-LockThis wrist0lock has not only the possibility of damaging the wrist but also of dislocating the shoulder. the other hand should palm heel strike the base of the enemy’s skull. As they attacks or leads with a punch. drop low by bending the knees and moving to the outside the enemy’s shoulder. one must press down across the knuckles. This implies that every lock “Break” the joint & every “broken” joint be used to continually force more pain upon the enemy.

using the stomach muscles. It should be noted that a twisting-jerk to one side can easily dislocate a finger. This lock alone serves to break & hold an attacker's elbow & arm. Which makes it an excellent self-defense tactic since no one can grab you with broken fingers or punch you without a fist. The outcome is based on whether or not the arm-pit or elbow is pulled against the shoulder. Grab the opponent's arm from a high block & pivot under the attacker's arm so that you are belly to back. Grab the elbow with both hands & pull the elbow against the body as tightly as possible. although not mentioned as a technique. This is a good disarming technique for an attacker wielding a knife.Hugging Wrist-LockThis lock is used to draw an opponent into an open position. However this lock also opens the back of the head as a target for attack & leaves the exposed arm open to permanent injury by breaking the wrist. or possibly both. elbow & shoulder dislocation/ Shoulder-Dislocation/Elbow BreakerThis technique can either dislocate an opponent's shoulder or break the elbow (as shown). Simply grab an opponent's elbow with a inside block. This will allow one to “break the elbow. then pull down as hard as you can. This lock can be used with repeated knee strikes to cause serious injury to the face & head while breaking the elbow. Note: Breaking the fingers is encouraged.” Back-Elbow-LockThis lock is often used by police & security personnel to drive an assailant to the ground. Once the arm is firmly controlled lean the chest forward with the waist & jerk the elbow against the body with one's full strength. as you step to the inside of their punch (effectively trapping their arm between your neck & the blocking arm). .

press forward against the elbow. Whether you use a palm strike followed by constant pressure or an elbow strike with constant pressure is up to you based on what you feel is effective. It embraces the basic concept of hyper extending the elbow to cause pain & possible destruction of the joint. this allows pressure to be directed on the elbow. Another variation of this strangle is preformed by grabbing the opponent's collar. The body acts as a natural brace. IN all the arts where choke & strangle holds are used they are considered extremely dangerous & effective as many such holds can leave an opponent rendered unconscious & no longer a threat. Choke & Strangle Holds: Choke and strangle holds are found in almost all martial arts. Above shows how a inside block. Ankle-LockAlthough many consider the ankle-lock a submission technique. While pulling back on the wrist. This forces the windpipe to close against the forearm. By grabbing the foot (with a low block) & twisting it to one side one can apply pressure against the ankle & possibly break the ankle. . Cross-Arm StrangleThis method cab be applied by either clasping one's hands together & pulling the forearm against the windpipe.Cross-Arm Lock- The cross arm bar is common to all arts & systems. into a cross arm bar is achieved from an open high guard. it does have its use in combative techniques. This method can render an opponent unconscious in five seconds if properly applied & in fifteen to thirty seconds if improperly applied. Sleeper-HoldThe sleeper hold is know as a hadaka-jime (Rear Naked Choke) in traditional judo & jujitsu. shoulder or neck & pressing the head forward.

47) are the side of the knees. a car hood etc. So if you are leading with the right hand step to the right & visa versa. wrap both legs around an opponent's neck. Roll to the side so that the neck is painfully stretched & the carotid arteries are compressed by the bent leg. This is done by “tightening” the bend of the leg. Throws & Takedowns: Sweeps. Position a leg so that the Adam's apple is in the hollow of the knee & hook the foot beneath the bracing leg. calves. 45. knocking the wind out of them & stunning him or her momentarily. and if possible feint a strike to the face to distract the attacker while you disable their legs. When both you & an opponent are on the ground. ankles. Usually the primary target (43. arms or shoulders while driving them into the ground. Muay Thai KickThe Muay Thai Kick is actually a low round house to the lower parts of the body such as the legs. inside & outside of the thighs. 44. . As an opponent attacks step to the lead side. Generally these techniques are used to damage an attacker's legs. The primary targets are the calves. Sweeps. throws & takedowns are all methods of dropping an opponent to the ground. 46. it is important to keep one's guard up to protect one's face & body. Then suddenly drop to turning on the lead foot & snapping the rear leg out on an arch at the last moment. When delivering the Muay Thai Kick. By keeping the kicking leg drawn until the last moment one spins quicker generating more momentum & power. These kicks are often very dangerous & damaging to an opponent's legs causing pain & numbness. It is key for one to point the toes down so that the “blade of the shin” is “pushed out” to do further damage. Use the heel of the foot as the striking surface. part of this techniques effectiveness is that is removes one from the attacker's field of vision & the only defense from this attack is to jump over the attacking leg.Leg Scissor ChokeThis method is used generally for ground fighting & has many applications in fighting outside of fight on or from the ground. Spinning-Heel SweepThis sweep generally requires excellent timing & an opponent advancing from a distance. Achilles' tendon & the front of the knees.

The weight of one's body at it drops. Use the rear leg to entangle the opponent's rear as one pushes the attacker to the ground. The opponent will then fall face forward to the ground as the tendons in the rear of the legs are “tripped” & the opponent is tripped forward over the other leg. As you fall suddenly drop the knee of the supporting (lead) leg into the opponent's groin or solar plexus area. Use the same striking grab as the outside foot sweep. adds power to this attack. Step forward & drop to the ground with one's legs slightly spread.Round House SweepThe roundhouse sweep is a variation of the roundhouse kick. One should remain drawn up as with the Spinning-Heel Sweep. . Roll tp the side bring one's leg against the back of the opponent's knee. One can also use the momentum of the fall to deliver “bone crushing” head butts to the opponent's face & head. Scissor-Leg SweepThe scissor leg sweep may also be applied from the ground on one's back as well as from one's side. side of the knees & the calves of the attacker. so that both legs fall on either side of an opponent's feet. the primarily targets for this sweep are the ankles. Outside Foot-SweepUsing a combination grab & extended knuckle strike. grabbing the arms or head to turn an opponent's body toward his tripped leg. Step to one's lead side & drop while step forward & executing a roundhouse kick. to grab & strike the bronchial artery. Inside Foot SweepStep forward with a knee strike to an opponent's groin & then hooking the the foot back to trap & pull an attacker's rear leg toward you. One may also fall on top of the his/her opponent as shown in the outside foot sweep.

is an extremely practical method of driving a heavier or larger opponent to the ground. Should one land on one's head on concrete. This pulls the opponent off balance & will send them falling face forward into the ground. while bending your knees & pulling with the other arm. This method is used to drive an attacker head long into the ground. ducking under an attacker's attempt to gab or strike & driving the shoulder into the attacker's groin or abdominal region while pulling them with the seized limb & forcing them over the shoulders and upper back. As one steps back this also sweeps the opponent's legs causing then to fall forward. From here push the attacker forward. This method also has its place in real fighting. asphalt or some other hard surface the skull may be fractured & brain . This technique is achieved by simply. Double Leg TakedownThe double leg takedown is common to wrestling & submission fighting. while driving the hip into the opponent's groin. except as the opponent's arm is pulled over your shoulder step back & fall to one knee. Then seizing the opponent's other arm or wrist. sliding your lead arm under an attacker's shoulder. Shoulder Wheel ThrowThe shoulder wheel throw or “Fireman's carry” in Roman-Greeko wrestling. Begin by applying the shoulder dislocation technique. Hip ThrowThe hip throw uses the hips of the body as a pivot to lever/throw an opponent over. Step forward. The crippled extremity can then be controlled causing much pain. This causes an opponent's balance to tip forward.Shoulder ThrowThe shoulder throw is a very devastating throw which can leave an opponent's arm (elbow Broken & shoulder dislocated) destroyed.

The overall best one should hope to accomplish is to destabilize an attacker. Scissor the legs so that one foot is “hooked” behind the ankle & the other foot is used to stomp against the front of the knee. The danger for the combatant receiving the technique is that the neck & throat can be severely damaged from the variation of the cross-arm strangle. knuckle dusters & so on. the full nelson takedown makes use of the wrenching motion of the neck to force an opponent to his or her knees. This causes pain & could hyper extend the knee & leg. There are two methods of a double leg takedown that have proven successful. While this method could tear the knee cap free of its proper place. chains. is more common to Asian martial arts. or DDT as it is called in professional wrestling maybe considered a counter against a double leg takedown. beer bottles. This technique is very dangerous for both combatants. Step forward and fall back. the coronal suture of the head can be fractured under the weight of one's own body & the unlikely but possible internal damage from kicks and other strikes to the body once on the ground. As an opponent leans forward. This takedown has the same potential a the . this is done by executing two knife-hand strikes to the back of the knees or inside of the legs. Considering the lack of mobility & possibility of others in the fight & the possible use of sticks.damage a possibility. Thus “tripping” the tendons causing an opponent to fall backwards. Ankle Hook/Knee Lock TakedownThis technique is primarily for fighting from the ground but has it's use as a sweep as well. Downward Drop Takedown (DDT)The downward drop takedown. First is the method of grabbing the legs just behind the knees & pulling upward as one begins to stand with the legs. loop one arm around the attacker's neck & use the other arm to grab your own wrist. knives. guns. Second. Full Nelson TakedownAlthough the full nelson is a grappling hold. From her one can twist the neck to the side with a sudden jerking motion to separate the vertebrae & the spinal cord causing instant death. It is dangerous for the combatant executing the technique because it leaves them on the ground. either from injury or in an attempt to tackle oneself.

bypassing the guard to “Break the Neck” technique.. while driving the knee into the lower spinal region. In many cases this takedown causes a “whiplash” type injury. Groundfighting Principles: 1. & the knee bent. with the “anchor foot” flat on the ground. As this limits one's mobility & one's ability to escape.. Be Aware. As you drop back pull the opponent down with you. multiple opponents. Dropping to the attacking.. From here step back with the attacking leg. as the vertebrae of the neck are stretched back and the spinal cord torn. Back (Spinal)-TakedownThe back-takedown focuses on attacking the neck & spine. This way you can see other possible opponents or possible weapons of opportunity to gain an advantage or prevent yourself from serious risk of fatal injury. Never go to the Ground in a real fight. One should keep in mind that an opponent's neck muscles may not be strong enough to deal with the pressure against the chin. it is used to “sandwich” an opponent between . should you have no other choice but to go to the ground. Advanced Grappling/Basic Groundfighting: While almost everyone has heard of Gracie or Brazilian Jujutsu & their reputation as the leading force in grappling & groundfighting. A choke hold or finishing blow may be delivered to finish the opponent. its groundfighting applications are extremely dangerous for both combatants. As much as you need to focus on your opponent.. foreign objects & any other “dirty trick” becomes a larger risk then when you are on your feet. It is far too dangerous to go to the ground in most real fights. to avoid the use of “outside weapons. causing the upper back to be impelled on your knee & the neck to be wrenched back. Stay Aware. then it is better to take down then be taken down. This may result in death. 3. A more vicious back takedown maybe applied with a double “fish hook” so that as one falls back the opponent's lips & face are torn open at the corners of the mouth.. With one's distance closed to virtually nothing weapons. From behind an opponent reach around cupping the chin with both hands & pulling the opponent back. The ground plays an important role. While grappling is a valid skill. The largest weakness of this method is that it is largely dependent on the element of surprise. crippling & in rare cases killing an opponent. But. 2.” You also need to know & be aware of things around you. Use the Ground..

Groundfighting is an extremely high risk position to be in. where you can run away from danger. Roll sideways into the attacker.. For example. From the bottom one can use the ground to escape. Do as much Damage as Possible on the Ground. A throw isn't effective. This way one will spend less time in a higher risk position then on your feet. Virtually everyone will use the ground as a weapon. Once on the the ground you should to the damage needed to allow you to take a dominant position & get up and away from the area of conflict as quickly as possible. causing him to fall over as your body rolls over his legs. That means learning to fight from the ground & fight on the ground. A punch isn't effective it its intercepted with a baseball bat. Get Up as Soon as Possible. Its pretty common sense to do as much damage to an attacker before going to the ground.” or “that ground fighting will always be effective. More importantly. often in one's ribs or side. To not know how to groundfight is to enter a very dangerous situation unprepared. A few sweeps & takedowns have been given that work equally well on the ground & on one's feet.. it is easier to defeat an opponent on the ground if his ribs are already broken or his shoulder dislocated 5. This often results in one being kicked repeatedly.” The truth is. 4. Before going to the Ground. I say this not because I feel groundfighting is without usefulness. nothing is effective in the street. From here deliver a powerful elbow strike to the groin. Any submission fighter will say “most fights go to the ground. IN many cases when one is knocked to the ground one will try to return to one's feet by getting onto one's hands & knees. stomach or solar plexus. To counter this & gain or regain.. the “upper-hand” one must reach back during the moment of impact from a kick and trap the attacker's leg. if as soon as your opponent is laying face down his friends blindside you. Usually slamming one's head against the ground. One may also pull the . 6.. It may seem strange that the first principle of groundfighting is not to groundfight.. You never want to go to the ground especially in a street fight where weapons & multiple opponents are highly likely. Thus you want end the fight as quickly as possible & guarantee that he can not get back up to further assault you. This also applies to one's position. Do as much Damage as possible.it & you. you don't want to be caught on the ground fighting one attacker while being attacked by others. before going to the ground. Roll-Over TakedownThe roll-over takedown is different from a “standard” at it comes from the ground & not while standing..

Variations● Applying pressure to an opponent's groin with the knee while attacking from the top mount position. One can trap an opponent's guard (position of the hands & arms in combative stances & . As your attacker stomps on your chest or stomach seize his leg with both hands. Bottom Mount (Guard) PositionThe bottom mount or the guard position is used to keep an opponent on the ground by wrapping one's legs around an opponent's waist. Groundfighting Positions: Top-Mount PositionThis is generally considered an aggressive or dominant position. while in the top mount position. ● Maintaining knee pressure against the bronchial arteries. ● Using the top mount position on an opponent laying face down. Another advantage is that while one holds the “higher ground” one can drive his body weight into any strikes.trapped leg against one's back to hyper-extend the knee.” One may also roll over & assume the top-mount position. one may also repeatedly drive the heel of the foot into the attacker's groin or stomach areas or apply an ankle lock to cause further damage. as you drive the heel of your foot into your opponent's groin area & wrap both legs around the attacker's seized leg. straighten the leg by straightening the torso. Pull the opponent's leg against your chest & hold it firmly. The opponent must strike upward & diminish the power of their strikes in the process of not being able to use their body behind the strikes. ● Having an opponent positioned on his/her side while maintaining the top mount position. do to one's body weight resting on an opponent's body. By doing this one ensures that an opponent can not take the “higher-ground. The effect is that of hyper-extending the knee & forces an opponent backward. Using the whole body. This position offers one the advantage of pinning an attacker between you & the ground. A sudden jerk can easily destroy the knee. Knee Press TakedownThis takedown is used to bring down an opponent who is kicking down on your back or stomach.

postures) by encircling them with one's own arm to form an entrapping arm-lock. This also effects the effective range & power of an opponent's strikes. From here one can move along the body using one's arm's to block or jam any punches or kicks an opponent may attempt. against an attacker. jujutsu. strikes & grappling from attackers while on the ground. The basic underlining concept is the ability to maneuver around & about an opponent. When moving either hook the leg or groin. This position is used to defend against kicks. Which can be used to pull an opponent closer as one strikes at him. & ninjutsu (taijitsu) ne-waza (ground fighting methods). & an opponent's attacks & defenses. from this position one can apply the underlining concepts of either the roll . or press it down with one's own body. Note: Each variation is but one of many very wide reaching combinations of ways a mounted position may be applied on the ground. One may also press the forearm or a knifehand into the throat to keep the upper body down & the attacker distracted. Sliding Movement & PositionsOften a grappler will move around so that he is on one side of an opponent's body. It is key to positioning oneself. The general route is to move around an opponent while keeping the head centered above an opponent's body. Rotating Movement & PositionsIt is not common for a grappler to move around from the “standard” top-mount position. Defensive Ground PositionThis is found in judo. Most “streetfighters” will kick a downed opponent. Ground Positioning & Movement: Knowing how to move on the ground is very important to be effective in groundfighting. ● Assuming a bottom-mount against an opponent's side from a throw or takedown. Variations● Bringing an opponent down while one assumes a bottom-mount against an opponent's back.

Note: In real combat these methods go beyond simple joint locks to their original warrior methods. From this bottom position controlling an opponent's arms is key. by wrapping one's legs around an attacker's waist as they try to reach over one's legs. as well as repeated kicks to the ribs (to drive the broken ribs into the lungs) and xyphoid process. base of the skull or neck can produce possibly lethal results. So that a kick to the temple. cross the right leg over the seized arm & push out with the body & legs. Cross-Arm Bar/BreakThis first technique will cover & reveal how the positioning & movement skills learned earlier functions to execute the various grappling techniques. Pressing Arm-Lock (from the bottom)This method of a variance of the hugging arm-lock and the entrapping arm-lock modified for ground fighting. usually the dominant arm of the attacker. This also allows one to move into a bottom mount position. Ground Fighting Techniques: The following text will explain the various grappling applications for fighting on the groun. From here one need on “hop up” into squatting position and jerk the arm out while throw th legs around it and using the same form to hyper extend the elbow as before. The use of the arms pulling the opponent's arm to the body helps to hyper extend the arm & break the elbow by acting as a brace. after seizing an attacker right arm. Each of the following locks & controls are to be combined with pressure points. This position helps to prevent the opponent from assuming the top mount position. usually achieved from the Defensive Ground Posture. of circling to the outside of the head while pressing down on one of the opponent's arms to the head or neck. The legs that straighten out press the opponent down while the hips press against the back of elbow as they rise up to apply the pressure to the elbow. .. Kicks to the jaw hinge while not lethal can stun an opponent or cause a broken jaw which is a serious distraction in it's own right. This is turn hyper extends the elbow. Those fighters who believe No-HoldsBarred (NHB) fighting tournaments contribute to what most likely will happen in the street are most likely to try to go to the ground.over takedown or the knee press takedown. From the top mounted position. Either practiced as a method of escape from the top-mount position or as an attack from the bottom mount. From the a bottom mounted position. use a driving blow against the opponent's head & face to cover the following movement. strikes & breaking techniques as mentioned eariler..

This is also a fine example of “Using the Ground. Their will be no loose gi or spandex wrestling tights. As a street fighter. That is not to say ground fighting is not a valuable skill in combat.Allow your attacker to extend his arm. Why Martial Arts Are Not Effective: In the dojo most martial artist train on mats & wear a gi or wrestling cloths. The possibility of tearing off the knee cap is also very high. khakis. throat. This will force an opponent's balance to one side. As your opponent strikes upward or attempts to grab you. You will wear jeans. From here pull the elbow into the center of one's body so that it is trapped between the encircling arm & one's own neck. When on the ground scrapes & cuts & fractures can . One may also apply a wristlock or break the fingers of the trapped arm of the opponent.. From this dominant position one can strike at the vital target areas of the head. temple. I think ground fighting is extremely dangerous & therefor stupid against the real world. Wrap the closest arm (on the same side of the body as the attacker's trapped arm) around the attacker's arm to maintain control. such as the temples. Neck & base of the skull. usually by “tipping” the head to one side to avoid a punch. In the street it is car hoods & hard topped roads. Realities of the Street. lean the head forward and to the side while wrapping your arm around your opponent's. booths & chairs.. shorts or (for women) the addition of skirts or dresses & high heels. In attempting to “shoot” in & takedown an opponent you run he risk of cutting open or dislocating your knees on the side walk or street. In a bar fight it is hardwood & concrete floors with tables. or eyes. making collar chokes all the harder to achieve. Your shirt will be thin and easily torn in most cases. Note: If on concrete or another hard surface.” Pressing Arm-Lock (from the top)The pressing arm-lock applied from the top mounted position is slightly different from the bottom mounted application. One may also move into an Cross-Arm Bar or circle to the side of the trapped arm so that one can break contact with the opponent on the ground. Grab the attacker's arm about the elbow & pull it across one's chest in the opposite direction of the arm. repeated blows which “crush” an opponent's head between the surface & your blows can have a possible fatal effect similar to slamming someone into the by their head & can possibly lead to brain damage in extreme cases. Groundfighting & Streetfighting: As a martial artist groundfighting is a needed & well placed skill. While the other arm delivers elbow strikes to the opponent's head. face.

The combative techniques & several of its concepts come from various Martial Arts & a mix of Martial Arts I taught as a hand-to-hand combatives system to my fire team within the Army. This never works out in the long run. Understand both your physical & social environments and adapt your training in the martial arts & selfdefense to that world. in the formulation of this system because for every technique there are a thousand faults and counters. Ninjitsu. they are important as long as others see them as important. tradition. Otherwise. Street Focus Jujitsu. If you are training for a selfdefense situation. they want you to fear them. I draw concepts from American Sport Jujitsu. They want respect but don't know anything about it or what true respect brings. it is not even an answer. Multiple opponents who will take advantage of your limited mobility and openness to their assaults. All of these factors must be considered in training. is not the answer. The truth is there are no answers. outside of people fear violence so they use violence as a threat to get what they want. The psychology of violence was what counted the most. Thats a matter of basics street smarts meets basic psychology.. then know the “rules” of violence & victimization. This what sets the professional “Bad Ass” apart from the “Wonna-bes. Muay Thai & just plain old street smarts. You will find many more of these people in the world then the “wolverine types” I discussed earlier. The realities of what is effective & what is not in the real world is much debated in combatives & martial arts schools throughout the world. That being that whether your learning history. yet they keep fighting were they should be disabled leaving you trapped with such person and unable to run. Not to mention the destabilizing effects of alcohol or drugs on oneself if one uses these substances.. They are the people who play at the roles of being violent and tough. Judo. Weapons you either don't see or that come from foreign objects laying about the area that can be used against you.” The fact that 4 out of five of the animal personality types encountered on the street aren't violent is because they don't understand violence. While this explains some of the training philosophies mentioned earlier. Nor does this exhaust the use of drugs. In their minds they are strong as long as others perceive them as strong. . you are training for a fairytale fight in a perfect world while living in an imperfect one. and in that all martial arts systems including this one are flawed & worthless. it also explains the short comings of all martial arts. Above all else.” and more importantly its that level of violence which is never taught in martial arts by “professional street fighters” & claimed by wonna-be “tough guys. but are the least of your worries. and alcohol which may allow a person with stand extreme amounts of pain you might inflict upon them. Karate. sportsmanship or combatives they can not prepare you for anything outside of the foreseen world of perceived events. the psychological factors where important.happen quite easily. Techniques meant nothing. “Street” Jujitsu is a question and thats whats the way I want it.

The guy with the knife who will stab is the threat that the guy who uses the knife to scare will never be. letting go of comfortable idea for uncomfortable truths. In this way. and there are many better ways then what I've outlined here today. Which means even though he wouldn't shot me in cold blood if a made a sudden movement or in any way startled him he'd probably shoot me out of fear.” Meaning quite simply. the question that is my intention of Street Focus Jujitsu. until that advantage is taken away. A thug bragging about how tough he is. To do what is necessary is similar to the Wing Chun principle of “Economy of Motion” meaning to waste the least amount of energy for the most results.I codified a system.” Ask yourself. because everyone has done that before. because no one I'd seen had ever done so before. not only what are you able to do. is simply what is the faster. The person who worries me. is more scared them you. But. I applied various martial arts in principle to formulate my own. So the real question is will you stop at this book which is a scratch on the surface of the proverbial mountain or will you dig deeper to find a better way? . Simply put. The advantage as Sun Tzu but it is in knowing “both your enemy & yourself. realistic & equally as meaningful method. stay away from the dog who bites. I am survivalist above all else. knowing how people react is another & knowing why people react is something else altogether. For example. are the people who simply act. May goal in life is to stay alive and for that I must be willing to do what is necessary. This especially true of “martial artists” the guys who want to be respected for their ability often go out of their way to prove that ability.” In truth he is very much afraid & this something that worries me.. if a person intends to get your money he will take it be any means available & necessary to achieving his goals. In most cases people brandish weapons to either scare you to gain control or to keep control all out of fear. I know a man who brags “He will shot anyone who messes with him dead & he doesn't care.? It is true that a person with a gun or knife has an advantage.. is that you must ask if you intend to use the better way fully. “Boy.. is determined by more then what I want to happen. You see if an altercation occurred between us I would remain calm (I've had gun pointed at me before) & he would scared. better & more meaningful way to do this & why am I not doing it. The reason for asking if there is a better way. Everything comes down to what works & what doesn't. & I know a few. its determined by what I need to happen. but what do you intend to do? And can you do it? Knowing how to fight is one thing. finding the meaning behind each method. As common to most “hick-towns” in America the “old-timers” will tell you. They guy who wants you to fear him. those who have intentions are what is dangerous. simply ain't. As I am often caught telling my students. the guy with gun only has the advantage if your scared of the gun or he has the nerve to use the gun. and choosing more simplified. Necessity. don't run from the dog who barks. In the mindset of a pure survivalist nature this means. that addresses the world no one learns in the dojo or gym.

The questions I choose to ask get me in trouble or sometimes they get me out of it.-~A Final Word~Who am I? To me this is all that one need concern themselves with. I can choose to fight or walk away.. We can not change the world until we choose to understand why the world is as it is. Choose Well. who must destroy the peace & health of others to feel “secure” in his/her own mind. A choice is a choice & most of all its your choice! Knowing it's your choice is part of the answer but choosing to make that choice is something altogether different. There are two worlds the world we wish existed and the one that does. So much so that every choice we make must be towards that end. In searching for why. A martial art was know only by what worked best to keep its practicers alive. To be great we must choose to be great. I am the guy who questions everything and asks for answers to the questions each answer presents for me. a master.. I am human & a man.... can prepare you for the world as we know it. Such as when protecting yourself or a loved one. But. In the past a master was known not by belts. I learned to fight to survive. So that the choice to be great was measured by the strength & character of the individual. I learned to endure pain & fatigue to survive. My violent nature is a matter of survival.. as we all do. Needlessly hurting others is the act of a coward. Ron Collins . & this is how the world will see us. certificates or awards but by the way he lived his life. Most of all. Nor can anyone develop a way in which any martial art can. a guru or sage. I'm not an expert. There will always be times when the choices are much harder to make. I have control of my actions and my inactions. I learned to use the side of me that is “animal instinct” to survive. I found how & in searching a better how I found what was lacking. As I outlined no martial art. While I am a violent person by nature. including my own. I believe there is a time & place when violence is needed. I do not support needless violence. Choose Wisely.

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