Ground Fighting in the Streets DVD
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    Ground Fighting in the Streets will teach you the "hard-core" ground fighting basics you must know to survive in the streets! Here Mr. Franco will show you the fundamentals of "real world" ground fighting. This is not a "sport combat" dvd. It's street fighting. Nitty, gritty and down and dirty!

    This dynamic dvd includes: the five ground fighting positions (the mount, leg guard, opposite pole, perpendicular mount and chest to back position), the double leg grapevine, escaping from the guard, escaping from the top mounted position, striking from the mounted position, striking from the guard position, the box hold, modified Japanese arm bar, how to lower your base, elbow strikes from the mount, the guillotine choke, the forearm choke, arm framing techniques, embracing the range, escaping from the side head lock, leg chokes, pummeling techniques and strategies, proper use of the grappling dummy, use-of-force justifications on the ground, speed punching drills, Indian grips, edge of hand grips, wrist grips, three finger grips, elbow variation grips, blindfold ground fighting drills, the #1 target to attack in a ground fight, the least preferred target to attack on the ground, differences between training on the mat and the concrete, the swimming drill, other exercises are also demonstrated with detailed explanation, plus much more. NOTE: This is a ground fighting basics dvd and is recommended for people who have no ground fighting training or experience.

    DVD Details: GROUND FIGHTING IN THE STREETS is a multi-regional DVD and will play anywhere in the world. Top audio and color quality. Approximate running time: 58 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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    Important video
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    You shouldn't ground fight in the street, but if you have to this video will provide you the technical care that you will need! Warning: its reality based self defense, not mat fighting, only serious technique and movements.

    Reviewer: Alexandre Ceccato (villeurbanne rhone alpes, France)

    Excellent introduction to the basics
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    I found this to be an excellent introduction to the basics of ground fighting. It starts with reviewing the basic positions that a ground fight can occur in and then moves on to teaching you several escapes and submissions from those positions. Everything is backed up with clear and concise instructions, close ups, reviews, and tips. The author even provides drills for you to practice what is being taught. An excellent value for the amount of material presented. If you're looking to understand what is involved in ground fighting, this video should be your first purchase.

    Reviewer: Russell J. (Silver Spring, Maryland)

    Must-Know Ground fighting Info!
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    This ground fighting video does a great job in teaching street-oriented ground fighting 101! Sammy, another great job!

    Reviewer: Joel (Hickory Creek, Texas)

    Ground Fighting in the Streets review
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    The ground fighting techniques and information in this video is a good introduction. I am especially interested in escaping from the ground and look forward to a watching your submission fighting in the streets video series that covers this area of ground fighting.

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

    When the fight goes to the ground
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Great video instruction for when the fight goes to the ground. Invaluable knowledge can be gained from this DVD.

    Reviewer: malcolm cosby (Wilmington, North Calolina)

    Stand up skills alone are not the answer
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Lets face it, the ground is the last place you want to be in a self defense situation but sooner or later your going to end up there this dvd gives you the skills you need to survive on the ground don't make the mistake of thinking stand up skills alone are the answer get this dvd and become a well rounded fighter.

    Reviewer: brian atherton (Marysville, Ohio)

    Ground work skills
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Mr. Franco cover the meat and potatoesa of ground fighting from locks and chokesubmissions to defense and escapes. Cover the five important positions in a ground fight with alot of drills to build you techniques as well as your endurance. all around another awesome dvd from Mr. Franco

    Reviewer: Kenneth Hettinger (Asheboro, North Calolina)

    Really Good!
    4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    This dvd features basic ground fighting defensive and offensive skills followed by ground drills.Sammy Franco explains,in a clear and concise way,the five important positions in a ground fight,and demonstrates basic escapes from mount,guard and side positions.Submission techniques are explained in detail and include the double leg grapevine,box,chokes and modified japanese arm bar.This is an excellent dvd to learn what could ultimately happen in a street fight when going to the ground.It will raise your level of perception one more notch.

    Reviewer: David (Frederick, Maryland)

    The core essentials of ground fighting
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Ground fighting skills are crucial for anyone who wishes to defend himself on the streets. Almost 90% of street fights go down to the ground, where an opponent can easily cause serious bodily harm to. Unfortunately, popular karate schools and other traditional martial arts neglect to teach even basic ground fighting skills, leaving their students with a false sense of security and ability. In this video, Sammy Franco outlines the core essentials of ground fighting: the different positions, grips, escapes, and common submission techniques, all illustrated by a plethora of live drills preformed by CFA students. As an introductory DVD for ground fighting, Mr. Franco aptly shows you the rudimentary ground fighting knowledge which could potentially save your life in a street altercation. In a time where UFC and mixed martial arts are more popular than ever, it is imperative that you prepare yourself for the fight to go to the ground, and Ground Fighting in the Streets is an excellent introduction to the world of ground fighting.

    Reviewer: Hammad (Germantown, Maryland)

    *****STARS
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    Sammy Franco goes into great detail of how to perform the locks and chokes in this DVD. This should be close to the top of your list in purchasing products from this website. This is recommended because as we all know, 90% or more of street fights end up on the GROUND!

    Reviewer: Walker (Potomac, Maryland)

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