Questions tagged [joint-lock]

Submission technique involving immobilization and mechanical advantage to apply overwhelming force to a joint.

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Were wristlocks ever part of Judo randori?

The Kodokan goshin-jutsu kata as well as several contemporary judo texts1 demonstrate various wristlocks as a self defence technique, similar to how atemi were also taught. However since at least 1908,...
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Why is ude-garami permitted in judo if it often targets the shoulder joint?

Since 1925, judo competitions have nominally banned all joint-locks applied anywhere other than the elbow. This has been explicit in every version of the IJF's regulations from 1955 to present.1 In ...
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Best martial arts for self defence focusing on joint-locks?

Recently I've had a number of homeless people threaten me in my area and it's made me wary for my personal safety. I'd like to learn a martial art to feel more secure in my ability to defend myself ...
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Why were leg-locks removed from Judo?

Early judo contained (in addition to strangles and arm-locks) various types of leg-lock. At some point in the early 20th century all leg-locks were banned in both randori and competition, and removed ...
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How are armlocks categorised in Judo?

I had always thought that the distinction between ude-garami and ude-hishigi-...-gatame was that the former attacked the elbow/shoulder joints by hyper-abducting the elbow/hyper-rotating the shoulder (...
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Is there a way to reliably attack only a bent elbow joint with ude garami (Kimura, Americana)?

Joint locks in judo must nominally be on the elbow joint only. Ude garami, translated as the entangled arm lock and with variants are known as the Kimura or Americana in BJJ, often affects the ...
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Baratoplata vs Kimura

What's the main difference between a Baratoplata and Kimura lock? Or is a Baratoplata just another variation of a Kimura? Do they affect the same area of the arm?
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Why can't you rip your arm out of a BJJ arm lock?

So I've been watching a bit of BJJ lately and I've seen many techniques. Is it possible to actually rip or pull your arm out of an arm bar if someone's doing it to you. I mean, I've never seen it done,...
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Arm bar crushes the groin

I know, that's weird. But I'm sure I'm not the only one who has had this problem. When I do my arm bar and I'm not wearing a jockstrap, I tend to crush my groin... You'll understand that in such a ...
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What is this name of this kind of joint lock?

Can someone tell me the name of this joint lock? Here is a still of the final position: It seems to be an Aikido technique (is it?) . Thanks
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What is the best way to avoid armlocks?

I have been doing grappling (Sambo/BJJ) and striking sports (Thai boxing, kick boxing and Savate) for 3 years. I am not good at attacking and defending against armlocks when standing. How can I ...