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    Ground Pounding will teach you about the harsh realities of street fighting! Here you'll see "live combat footage" of a CFA ground pounding class. This "raw footage" dvd includes 12 fights with complete still frame combat analysis from the expert himself - Sammy Franco! In this dynamic dvd you'll see beginners against intermediate fighters, small guys against gigantic assailants, stand up combat and ground fighting performed under "extreme environmental" conditions. Learn how to defeat your adversary by avoiding some of the most common mistakes made in a street fight.

    This dvd also includes: square off confrontations, de-escalation errors and mishaps, eye raking skills, body slams and throws, common ground fighting and grappling errors, choking techniques and escapes, punishing arm locks, cranks, punching and kicking errors, explosive compound attack skills, leg blocks, kicking from the ground, sucker punches, foot sweeps, low line kicking techniques, effective pummeling skills, sprawling against the leg tackle, single and double leg takedowns, positional asphyxia, and environmental mishaps.

    Also includes: the stop hit fallacy, defending against low-line kicks, desperation tackles, kicking from the ground, common head locks, grappler immobilization holds, the most and least preferred targets when ground fighting, environmental and auditory distraction tools, symptoms of combat apprehension, double leg grapevines, lapel choke limitations, knee and elbow strikes from the ground, stacking the guard, and much, much more. NOTE: This is a not a polished studio dvd. It's Raw and Hard Core!

    DVD Details: GROUND POUNDING is a multi-regional dvd and will play anywhere in the world. Approximate running time: 1 hour and 28 minutes.

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    Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

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    Time to Wake Up!
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    The days of theoretical scenarios are over. No more intellectualizing your combat responses with others. It's time to put it all to the test. In this video you see people of all levels put into the mix to see what they are capable of. It's amazing to see what happens. To make it even better, Mr. Franco narrates through the fights to tell you what's good and where the mistakes are. What tactics/moves are more beneficial and which ones will head you towards a beating! You get to see it for yourself. Makes the things you've been told not to do, more of a reality. This is a must for anyone serious about ever defending themselves.

    Reviewer: Zeker (Bay Area, California)

    Small fighters against bigger fighters
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    I have to say that this ground pounders video is a kick ass! The part I liked the most was during ground fighting when the small fighters forgot how to escape against the big fighters and Mr. Franco always address their errors. Two thumbs up with this Mr. Franco!

    Reviewer: Danny T. (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico)

    Simple street fighting analysis
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    I love simple things and this video has the fighting tools without having to go thru a lot of steps. Its easy to learn from the mistakes and the correction Sammy makes after. This is one of the best!

    Reviewer: Luis Garcia (Sabana Grande , Puerto Rico)

    Recommended for Reality Based Self Defense
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Watch students spar full contact and listen to Sammy Franco analyze the fights. You will learn a lot watching this video on what to do and what not to do in a full contact encounter! I highly recommend this video to any person studying Reality Based Self Defense.

    Reviewer: Nelson (Toronto Ontario, Canada)

    Reality Hits Here
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    This is very different from some of the others. Full speed beat downs with Sammy Franco himself giving the fighters the final grade. Here you will be able to pick apart a fight and see how quickly the tides turn. Its a video that will make you think as you put yourself in the fighters place as you watch. Very very helpful in the "what would i do if it were me type scenarios". This is one to pick up.

    Reviewer: paul fedorchak (Succasunna, New Jersey)

    Close to real street fighting
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    It shows unrehearsed streetfighting commented by Sammy Franco. This mimicks real street fights so anyone interested in real street fighting should watch these.

    Reviewer: Johan Randa (Lund Skane, Sweden)

    GroundPounders
    4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    The analysis of the fights was good and relevant. It is apparent from watching the fights that fighting defensively and being reluctant to engage in a fight will guarantee you will get an ass whipping. Small and medium sized people especially need to know how to fight on the ground and escape as soon as possible.

    Reviewer: George M. Miner (San Anselmo, California)

    This is how fights really go in the street!
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    In this video, you get to see real CFA ground pounding! Don't let the couple of pieces of protective gear fool you, these are fights. This dvd shows you what really happens in a street fighting situation, you almost ALWAYS go to the ground, it shows the good, the bad and the ugly of realistic self defense training. The fights are shown once uninterrupted, then again with Sammy doing the commentary and pointing out the critical things you will have missed in watching the first time. Absolutely Invaluable to any serious trainee!

    Reviewer: Damian Jensen (Glendale, Arizona)

    Learn Through Watching
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    This is a highly informative video that allows viewers to carefully watch the mechanics and nuances of fighting while gaining skillful analysis and fighting pointers from Sammy Franco. This video offers a unique and effective opportunity to study groundfighting by analyzing what is and isn't effective in real time

    Reviewer: radetri (Providence, Rhode Island)

    Very Informative video
    4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    The fights shown in this video, while not actual streetfights, do provide a great deal of educational value. Mr. Franco's analysis of the fights taught me some things that I hadn't learned in his other resources, and reinforced some of the things I already had learned from his products. A real eye-opener and quite entertaining.

    Reviewer: Del (Valdosta, Georgia)

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