By Robert Twigger
Adrift in Tokyo, educating guffawing eastern high school ladies how you can pronounce Tennyson accurately, Robert Twigger got here to a revelation approximately himself: he'd by no means been healthy. In a bid to flee the cockroach infestation and sweaty squalor of a cramped condominium in Fuji Heights, Twigger units out to cleanse his physique and his brain. now not realizing his fist from his elbow the writer is sucked into the realm of jap martial arts, and the brutally not easy process budo education taken through the Tokyo revolt Police, the place any ascetic motivation quickly comes up opposed to blood-stained dogis and fractured collarbones. In indignant White Pyjamas Robert Twigger skilfully blends the traditional with the trendy - the ultra-traditionalism, ritual and violence of the dojo (training academy) with the procuring department shops, nightclubs and scenes of daily Tokyo lifestyles within the twenty-first century - to supply an exciting and fascinating glimpse of up to date Japan.
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I use it, especially outside, as a trip to get the opponent off his feet and on to the ground, where I can either run away, finish with kicking techniques or follow down to use my ne-waza. If the timing is correct this can be a devastating technique. This technique can be used at range or very close up. The simplest way is at close range so I’ll stick to that for the purpose of this book. The long-range kouchi is a more advanced technique that can be learned as an extension of the smaller version.
Again if you hit the deck make sure that you secure a strong ne-waza position immediately. There is always a mad scramble as soon as two fighters hit the floor, so make sure that you dominate and take the offensive. Most people that you fight in the street, with few exceptions, will only be good for a few seconds after which they’ll be like a sack of shit. For that few seconds though they’ll be crazily strong indeed. G E O F F 56 T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S Ouchi Gari (Major Inside Reap) G E O F F T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S 57 Judo G E O F F 58 T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S Ouchi Gari (Major Inside Reap) Ouchi gari is a reaping action, but if for some reason your reap does not take the opponent’s balance you could employ ouchi gaki which is the same technique with a hook instead of a reap.
Most people that you fight in the street, with few exceptions, will only be good for a few seconds after which they’ll be like a sack of shit. For that few seconds though they’ll be crazily strong indeed. G E O F F 56 T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S Ouchi Gari (Major Inside Reap) G E O F F T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S 57 Judo G E O F F 58 T H O M P S O N ’ S T H R O W S A N D T A K E - D O W N S Ouchi Gari (Major Inside Reap) Ouchi gari is a reaping action, but if for some reason your reap does not take the opponent’s balance you could employ ouchi gaki which is the same technique with a hook instead of a reap.
Angry White Pyjamas by Robert Twigger