Variations On Shoulder Throws - Green Belt Traditional Jujitsu

Half Shoulder Throw

This technique is used against a straight punch.

When your attacker strikes, block it with a basic inside forearm block. Step forward with your right foot so you are sideways on to your attacker and strike with a hammer-fist to their bicep.

Your feet should be placed as shown in this close-up.

Strike with an elbow or back fist to your attackers ribs.

Bring your right arm under your attackers arm as shown and turn into them.

Bend your knees and pull your attacker onto your back.

Straighten your legs to lift your attacker off the floor.

Now simply roll your attacker off your back by twisting your upper body slightly. You can now finish with a strike or maybe an arm-lock.

Full Shoulder Throw

When your attacker strikes, block it with a basic inside forearm block. Step forward with your right foot so you are sideways on to your attacker and strike with a hammer-fist to their bicep.

Your feet should be placed as shown in this close-up.

Now take your right arm under your attackers right arm and point it up to the ceiling. Your attackers right arm should be resting on your shoulder.

Bend your knees and pull your attacker onto your back.

Straighten your legs to lift your attacker off the floor.

Now throw your attacker off your back by twisting your upper body slightly. You can now finish with a strike or maybe an arm-lock.

Front Lapel Shoulder Throw

When your attacker strikes, block it with a basic inside forearm block.

Strike with a hammer-fist to your attackers chest.

Now grab your attackers lapel with your thumb on the inside (fingers outside).

Turn anti-clockwise so you are stood in front of your attacker. Your right elbow should be underneath your attackers right arm-pit. Bend your knees and pull your attacker onto your back.

Straighten your legs ready to throw your attacker.

Now throw your attacker off your back by twisting your upper body slightly. You can now finish with a strike or maybe an arm-lock.

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