In our Wind Strategy classes, we will work on “untouchable evasiveness.” Our goal is to simply not be where our uke expects us to be, allowing us to capture their energy and turn it against them.
Class 01 – Straight Punches
Disappearing against a puncher.
Class 02 – Standing Arm Locks
Elbow and shoulder locks against a standing opponent – Musha Dori, Muso Dori, and Waki Gatame.
Class 03 – Sankakue Jime
Applying and escaping the Sankaku Jime “three sided choke.”
Class 04 – Sparring Application
Evasive positioning to smother your uke’s attacks.
Class 05 – Hooking Punches
“Fitting in” against a heavy hooking punch.
Class 06 – Oni Kudaki Series
Exploring the Oni Kudaki shoulder lock from standing and on the ground.
Class 07 – Full Nelson Defenses
Disappearing against a full nelson rear attack.
Class 08 – Sparring Application
“Ride the dragon” on the ground.
Class 09 – Kicking Evasion
Fitting in against various kicks – straight, turning, and hooking.
Class 10 – Guard Pass Series
Moving from the guard to the mount.
Class 11 – Standing Tackle Defenses
Setting your attacker up for a standing choke or controlling them to the ground.
Class 12 – Sparring Application
Evade and disarm your uke’s knife