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This is what Eddie Cummings calls "basic Ashi garami". Note that he is on his side with his chest facing outwards, outside foot on the hip and inside foot hooking the far thigh; opponent's trapped knee is also pointing slightly outwards. Now, compare that to Marcelo Garcia's Single X-guard and see that the main difference is that Marcelo's chest is facing ...


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Throwing is a very effective part of the martial arts arsenal. Many people actually unbalance themselves when striking or kicking. It can be much easier to punish them for this by throwing than with counterstriking. Kicking to the head, for example, may make sense when your opponent is not allowed to throw you, but it becomes very dangerous when they can ...



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