This technique is called the “kimura.” It is an arm lock that attacks the shoulder. This is one of the most fundamental techniques in Jiu-Jitsu as well as one of the most effective and, if not released, destructive submissions there is in all martial arts.The kimura can cause injury to three areas – the elbow joint, the shoulder joint, and the upper arm bone (humerus). The hold goes as far back as early iterations of Japanese Judo.MMA champions such as: GSP, Mintauro Nogueira, and Jon Jones have used this technique to win fights.Come in and check us out to learn techniques like the kimura and have fun getting fit at our bjj academy.
I have been given a tremendous opportunity to support an important cause and I hope to help bring more participants to the seminar on the 19th.
This is an event open to ALL.
It does not matter the school or affiliation and I look forward to getting on the mats with all of you and sharing some of my ideas!
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See you on the mats,