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The Crucible

A substance, having undergone the intense heat and pressure of a crucible, emerges as a completely different substance.

A person, having undergone the intense reflection and training of a crucible, emerges as a completely different person.

More focused.
More efficient.
Mentally stronger.
More physically capable.
More effective.
12 hours of deep work on your mind, body and spirit.

“I agree to attend!”
“I agree to stay for the entire 12 hours!”
“I agree to judge on results!”
“I agree to participate fully!”
“I agree to support other participants!”
“I agree to take a giant step up!”

What:   The Crucible
When:  Saturday, November 21, 2015
            6am – 6pm
Where: Japanese Martial Arts Center

Ages 16 & Up Only.

Comprehensive waiver and participation agreement required.
I have only one question ... why are you afraid?

Choke Series: Hell Strangle | Jigoku-jime

The attacker locks the opponent's arms before opening the lapel (top left). The attacker feeds the opponent's lapel to the hand that will execute the choke (top right). This close-up shows the forearm pressed like a blade against the opponent's carotid (bottom left). The choke is applied when pressure is put against the artery (bottom right).
For more information on this insane choke, check out our page on the Hell Strangle.

Choke Series: Front Lapel Stranglehold | Kata-juji-jime

In this set, the attacker has pulled the opponent into his guard. He shows the position of the hands for demonstration purposes (top left). This image shows how far his hands have to sink into the opponent's collar and that palms face opposite ways (top right). The choke is situated (bottom left). The choke is applied when the elbows move away from the opponent and the forearms garret the neck (bottom right). For extra leverage, the attacker should breathe in and expand his torso.
For tips on executing this choke, check out our page on kata-juji-jime.

Choke Series: Reverse Cross Lock | Gyaku-juji-jime

In this set, the attacker has pulled the opponent into his guard. He shows the position of the hands for demonstration purposes (top left). This image shows how far his hands have to sink into the opponent's collar and that both thumbs are up (top right). The choke is situated (bottom left). The choke is applied when the elbows move away from the opponent and the forearms garret the neck (bottom right). For extra leverage, the attacker should breathe in and expand his torso.   

For more information on Gyaku-juji-jime, check out our link here.