Judo technique: grappling

Judo technique that applied from mutual grip position forms the core of Judo technical arsenal.

Four primary and one supplementary technical group form Judo grappling technical set:

When in sport Judo most grappling techniques executed from mutual grip, in combat and self-defense applications it’s not always the case: throwing and joint lock techniques applied as defense against strikes are the prim example.

Details of techniques can vary when throw executed from static mutual grip position or from dynamic momentary grip. It should be addressed in self-defense Judo classes.

Also, not all grappling techniques are applicable in self-defense. The subjects of offensive vs. defensive techniques and applicability in self-defense should be part of studding Judo grappling.

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