By Stephen Hayes
The 1st installment in Hayes' epic "Ninja" sequence introduces the reader to the construction blocks of ninjutsu: easy postures, the typical parts that correspond with struggling with options, guns, and the 'scheme of totality'. the writer additionally teaches meditation workouts to reinforce one's realization and reduce response time. The seminal booklet in Hayes' best-selling assortment, it offers the reader with the instruments to begin his direction within the Togakure Ryu culture.
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DEFENSE AGAINST A SAME· SIDE WRIST GRAB Sl 52 75 DOWN BLOCKS TECHNIQUE 10 This technique, like many, will rely on your opponent's intention to forcefully grab and maintain his grip on your wrist. Remember, in practice, you will rely on your partner to simulate a strong and determined grip. Another point to remember is that, when someone grabs your arm, he intends to control your movement either by restraining further movement or by moving you into a position of his choice. Figure lG-1 : Your opponent grabs your right hand with his left and prepares to strike you with his right hand.
They face the same limits on their time-divided by the number of students they're trying to instruct. The primary responsibility for your development in the martia l arts is, of course, yours. And your instructor inevitably plays a major role in your development. However, you also interact with many other individuals who can enhance your martial arts 19 20 75 DowN BLOCKS training-both in and out of your dojo. Use your time and relationships with other students and colleagues tO see that you're all making the most of your precious time.
Ff you are trained in pressure points, you can apply pressure to the points located on the wrist with the side of your thumb or with the base of your index finger. The point you would be attacking is Lung 7 (Figure 6a). Figure 6-3: Once your opponent begins to bend down from the pressure applied to the wrist points, bring your right arm toward your left side. Figure 6-4: This will allow you to strike the outside portion of your opponent's arm, just above the elbow. DEFENSE AGAINST A SAME-SIDE WRIST GRAB 6a 4S 46 75 DOWN BLOCKS TECHNIQUE 7 Once again, if you are in a situation where your wrist is grabbed, you can use it to your advantage.