Silk Reeling Pt 6 – Front, back, and side centers
The following example has Aaron holding me in a hammerlock from behind. The principle of triangulating with my front center line as well as not crossing that center line is also applicable to the back center line. The elbows must be careful not to violate the side centerlines or this would defect the shoulder joint. This Method has me following my opponents attempt at controlling my limb by following my hand with my back centerline. I simply rotate and extend downward away from my crown point while releasing my shoulder and sinking internally. I will direct my hands energy towards Aaron’s heels to defect his posture and affect his ability to produce strength via structure. If I am aware as he moves my arm behind my back I can simply follow my elbow with my side center. I can also follow my hand with my front center if I am truly aware. This Methos is effective both while standing or while grappling on the ground . It is important to open , release , and extend away from your core… Do not push with strength whatsoever or you will absolutely fail and you will likely injure yourself. remember, ” the predator extends and the prey contracts ” . this is a personal observation of mine. Remain calm and still as your opponent rapidly moves you into position… He moves first, but I arrive first .