Standing Headlock Defense tips - Gracie Combatives
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Notes to accompany Gracie Combatives Technique
Standing Headlock Defense
(Combatives Lesson Nos. 11 and 20)
The back hand holds the Bad Guy's hip and will pull the hip in a spiraling motion as you sit
Block Knee - keeps the knee from hitting you in the face, also helps with guiding the momentum
Setup Step - toes pointing in facilitates the next step, prevents from sitting on the knee
2nd Step in front also with the foot pointed in
Sit - hand pulls over straight leg
if you need help with the spiraling motion ask an instructor on your next visit
Sharpen your reflexes and don't hesitate if caught in a headlock.
Step - Sit - Spin
Focus on making this movement smooth and allow the momentum to work for you.