- Sep 26, 2012
- Reaction score
- Austin, Tx/Shell Beach, Ca
If you learn a technique, you should also learn how to counter that technique. IMO, to assume that your opponent has no knowledge and no ability to counter your "2 on 1" is not realistic.There are 2on1 controls. But for some strange reason the other guy doesn't just let you walk up and take them.
If you write a MA book and your book include 100 techniques, your book should also include
- how to counter those 100 techniques.
- how to counter those counters of those 100 techniques.
For example, when your opponent applies "2 on 1 - arm drag" on you,
- You can push his dragging arm across and in front of his body. This will change his dragging into you use his leading arm to jam his back arm. This will also prevent him from moving behind you.
- He can then borrow your pushing/jamming force, spin his body, and take you down.
- You can then ...
Not sure if Aikido will get into this level of training - technique, counter, counter to counter.