Be Like Water: Practical Wisdom from the Martial Arts by Joseph Cardillo

By Joseph Cardillo

This enjoyable and enlightening advisor finds the philosophy in the back of the martial arts concepts that bring about an artistic and fulfilled existence.

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41 Grappling engl. 2006 9:12 Uhr Seite 42 GRAPPLING – EFFECTIVE GROUNDWORK TECHNIQUES 6 7 8 9 6. 7. -9. …adopting the mount position. 42 Grappling engl. 2006 9:12 Uhr Seite 43 ESCRIMA 6 Escrima (Rolling Arm) This exercise (form of drill) can be compared to movements in Wing Tsun or Jeet Kune Do. Description Note: In this exercise, the neck is not gripped and the exercise should be carried out with slack actions. 1 2 1. 2. A stands facing D and each has his left arm thrust through underneath the opposite arm.

When the arms have reached the inside, they are quite stretched out as if one wanted to grab round the hips. Both try now to get the left arms inside. When the arms have reached the inside, they are quite stretched out as if one wanted to grab round the hips. And, now the exercise is done once again from the beginning. 44 Grappling engl. 1 Methods of Moving round to the Back Over the Arm 1 2 3 4 1. 2. 3. 4. Using an Escrima action, D grabs hold of A’s diagonally opposed arm. Once he has managed to get his arm inside and A’s arm is just coming inside… …D grabs hold of the arm from underneath, pulls A forwards… …and gets round behind his back.

45 Grappling engl. 2006 9:13 Uhr Seite 46 GRAPPLING – EFFECTIVE GROUNDWORK TECHNIQUES Underneath the Arm 1 2 4 5 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Using an Escrima action. As A tries to bring his right arm inwards… …D lifts his left arm up… …ducks through under A’s right arm and then stretches himself up straight away and pushes the back of his neck against A’s right upper arm to prevent a guillotine action… …and gets round behind his back. Note: This exercise serves to practice timing. In time one gets to learn the feeling when one can get round behind the back of the opponent.

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