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Advanced applications to basic line drills
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(02-03-2016, 02:25 AM)Kong Soo Do Karate Wrote: Here is an example from Master Burrese showing a shoulder lock.  Although he is showing it as part of a grab defense, the principle is the same if you instead use the high block to intercept the attacking limb from a higher position.  In fact, it would be even easier from a higher position.




we do a lot of figure four locks, mostly for knife defense or club defensive moves. he does not show it as much but the figure four works real well when used with a wrist lock through out the hole locking of the move. He is completely correct in korea they love to drop to a knee when doing this move, thats one of the ways my instructor was taught it in korea as well. it works very well. When I teach it though the dropping to one knee I reserve for smaller students that have a hard time walking through the lock so dropping a knee for them is very easy to feel the leverage. It can be used also with a front heel sweep when doing the move if you don't like walking through, taking a knee or pivoting around when doing the lock. I personally don't like to do it from a straight punch but the more ways you do them the more the techniques will flow rather then just trying to memorize them.
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And it would be very difficult to accomplish from a straight punch.  Great from several other types of positions/situations though.
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