By Vito Quattrocchi
This publication offers a unconditionally sensible education application at the deadliest, most standard approach to blade battling. this system almost unknown within the U.S. is the best-adapted kind of knife combating for highway survival with a blade, together with the lethal «hidden hand» strategy.
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Perhaps not! I am going off on a tangent again). Where was I? Oh yes. Greco and freestyle come into their own on the street because the wrestling type throws use the opponent’s limbs as opposed to the clothing to make the throw. From my experience of working with several systems of grappling, the wrestling take-downs work magnificently in the street for this reason. They need no appendage other than natural hooks like the arms, neck, waist and legs. Some of the Greco snatches and freestyle leg take-downs come into their own in these scenarios.
Freestyle Wrestling to be felt. It is difficult to relate it as clearly as I’d like via the pages of a book. Stiff Arming Stiff arming is recognised in most forms of grappling and, to be honest, it is really hard when you are first learning to get past a stiff armer who is frightened to death of being thrown. G E O F F 30 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 Balance, Stance, Grip 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 31 Freestyle Wrestling It usually occurs with over-muscular, strong (but with no technique), less skilful or very scared opponents.
This kind of technique is more applicable to the street due to the fact that we rarely get anything of any substance, other than the limbs, to grab and use as an appendage. Grab the opponent’s right wrist with your left hand, turn into him and lash your right arm right across the front of his face and over his right arm, pulling it tightly under your armpit. As you pull the opponent forward, bend your left leg and drive your right leg in front of his right ankle and body drop him over your leg by pulling hard with your right and left arms.
The Sicilian Blade. The Art of Sicilian Stiletto Fighting by Vito Quattrocchi