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These Jujitsu techniques are examples (or "highlights") taken from belt-tests and instructor
demos on this website, and this page represents a video sample (.avi) of techniques by
category.
Hand and kicking techniques in Jujitsu are usually a means to an end,
and not the end result themselves.  James likes to refer to them as
"entry ways to Jujitsu," where locks, sweeps or throws may be
applied.  For those unfamiliar with Jujitsu, note how the techniques
emphasize multiple strikes and controlling the opponent all the way to
the ground, whenever possible.
 
Hand Techniques

Rocker block with osoto sweep (Jim)
Rocker block with armbar takedown (James)
Irimi from punch (Danny)
Rock-n-block with leg takedown (Bob)     New!
Rock-n-block with peel (Bob)     New!
Rising block & punch, lock & sweep (Chris)
Rocker block, knee, elbow (Dave)
Double-shuto, knee, elbow (Meghan)
Uppercut, arm-break, and thumb peel (Meghan)
Kicking Techniques

Bridge, heel, & crescent kicks (Jim)
Spinning side kick (James)
Kicks to armpit & ribs w/ peel (Bob)
Spinning crescent kick (Chris)   New!
Bridge kick, wheel kick (Chris)
Kick to knee & throat (Meghan)
Bridge kicks & peel (Meghan)
Bridge kick, axe kick (Meghan)   New!
** In general, Goshin Jujitsu prefers simple
low-to-mid level kicks, but certain "demo
kicks" are shown to illustrate capabilities of
stretch, strength, and power.
Grappling

Example with armbar from mount (Jim/Danny)
Example with armbar from clinch (Bob/Danny)
Another Armbar from mount (Jim/James)
Headlock release from top (Jim/James)   New!
Headlock release from bottom (Jim/James)   New!
Wrap collar choke (Chris/Bob)         New!
Throws

Shoulder throw from a punch (Danny)
Head throw from haymaker (Danny)
Ankle throw from punch (Dennis)
Hook sweep from punch (Dennis)
Hip throw from a punch (Diane)
Face throw  1-hand (Dave)
Head throw from haymaker (Meghan)
** The "wrap around" collar choke works
great with t-shirts, too.
Grabs

From rear hairpull (Diane)
Peel from lapel grab (Diane)
Inside elbow smash from lapel grab (Diane) New!
Takedown from lapel grab (Dennis)
From running charge (Danny)
Defense From Headlock/Chokes

Defense from front choke (James)
Defense from rear choke (Diane)
Defense from front headlock (Diane)
Defense from front choke (Joe)
Defense from side headlock (Meghan)
Defense from front choke (Mike)
Defense from front headlock (Mike)
Weapons Defense

From gun high/front with 1-hand (Jim)    New!
From gun high/rear with 2-hand purchase (Danny)
From knife-on-throat against a wall (James)    New!
From thrusting knife (James)
"De-fang" from knife thrusts (Meghan)     New!
Rip-choke against swinging knife (Diane)   New!
Against top-down knife stab (Meghan) New!
From gun high/front with 1 hand (Meghan)   New!
Against side-swinging baseball bat (Bob)
Want More?
See our innovative  
instructional videos on CD
(techniques volume 1,
women's self defense)
Defense From Bearhugs

From side/over bearhug - throw (Jim)
From rear/over bearhug (Bob)
From side/over bearhug - shoulder lock (Joe)
From rear/under bearhug - head throw (Joe)
From side/over bearhug - throw (Mike)
From front/under bearhug - shuto (Meghan)
Related Links

Hillcrest Instructor Technique Demo Videos Clips
More Video Clips From Belt Tests

About Jujitsu at Hillcrest
Frequently Asked Questions about Jujitsu
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