So they bomb you with a straight punch. You block and strike them in the ribs then execute a standing arm lock but….
If you have been looking at my articles for a while now, you know I’m a big fan of chaining techniques together. Taking techniques out of the syllabus and linking in ways that make sense. It would be amazing if in a real fight that your first point of contact, your first technique was the one that ended the fight but in reality it often isn’t.
Always remember you do what you practice!
Check out the standing arm lock and a few options of what you can do if it doesn’t work out.
A nice training tip to help you flow from one technique to another is, when you’re practicing your techniques and you find yourself out of position, instead of stopping and starting over quickly move to another technique that fits the situation. Go slow though as your partner likely will not be expecting this new technique.
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