Self-Defense DAY 12
Intro to BJJ White Belt Curriculum Vol 1 - Galvao • 9m 52s
1- PUNCH DEFENSE: This safety stance is a great way to defend against outside looping “haymaker” style punches by maintaining the center space – a key concept in jiu-jitsu. Once that inside space control has been established it is easy to follow-up with a throw like the below O-Goshi hip toss.
2- HAYMAKER PUNCH DEFENSE: This is a fun and dynamic counter to the Haymaker punch that uses the hips as a lever to effortlessly toss your aggressor. When practicing be sure to step around your opponent, and then lift with your hips to execute the throw. For practice, start with a crash pad or just the lifting action, because the fall can be unexpected the first few times.
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