Street Stoppers: The Martial Arts' Most Devastating Trips, Sweeps, and Throws for Real Fighting (Google eBook)

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Turtle Press, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 283 pages
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This is your guide to the martial arts most devastating trips, sweeps and throws. Mark Mireles has combined his knowledge of wrestling and jujitsu with his many years of experience as a member of the LAPD to put together this collection of street effective takedowns that will stop an attacker cold. Together with veteran cop, author and martial artist Loren W Christensen, Mark takes you step-by-step through each technique and shows you exactly how to apply it when your life depends on it. Mark kicks off your crash course in Street Stoppers with the basics of positioning and targets. From there, jump directly into the trips, sweeps and throws -- over 50 solid techniques demonstrated in realistic fighting situations. Mark and Loren also include 15 combination techniques so you will always have a Plan B to fall back on. And throughout the book you will get inside tips on choosing the right technique, gaining the upper hand over your assailant, avoiding injuries and ending a fight quickly. Because this book is written by two expert martial artists who have decades of experience subduing criminals on some of America's meanest streets, you can rest assured that you re getting proven techniques that work.
  

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Contents

The Arm Trap
151
The Crazy Leg Throw
152
Outside Reap Throw
156
The 180Degree Pivot
158
Hip Throw
163
The Half Hip Throw
165
Reverse Hip Throw
168
SPINS
170

Near Foot Trip
56
The Ankle Wheel Trip
58
The Knee Wheel Trip
60
The Inside Ankle Trip
62
The Drag and Trip
64
The Short Reap Trip
67
The Far Reap Trip
69
The OfftheWall Trip
71
The Stomp and Push Trip
74
The Corner Trip
76
The Near Ankle Pick Trip
78
The Cross Ankle Pick Trip
80
SWEEPS
82
Standing Sweeps
84
Rear Sweep Far Leg
86
Twist Sweeps
88
Cross Inside Twist Sweep
90
Hand Sweeps
92
Far Side Arm Sweep
94
Knee Picks
96
Cross Knee Pick
98
The Flying Scissor Sweep
102
GROUND FIGHTING SWEEPS
104
Do You Have a Plan?
105
The OIAR Rule
107
The Rear Sweep
110
The Inside Leg
112
TPC Rear Push Sweep
114
TPC Roll
116
TPC Rear Hook Sweep
118
Ground Side Sweep
120
THROWS
122
The Basic Elements
123
The Head and Arm
125
Reverse Headlock
131
Wide Stance Head and Arm
134
KneeonStomach Control
137
Head and Arm Side Drop
138
Drop Throw
140
Drop Throw Variation
144
Inside Reap Throw
146
The Classic Spin
172
The Rear Spin
179
HIGH AMPLITUDE THROWS
185
The Techniques
186
The Back Arch
187
Ball Bridge
188
Back Arch Head Method
189
High Amplitude Throws
191
The Suplex
194
Feint Suplex and Dump
196
The Reverse Lift
198
Be Justified
200
The Firemans Carry
201
Training Aids
203
COMBINATIONS
206
Observe Train and Fight
207
The Chain Method
208
Luck Number 21
209
Blue Group Techniques 17
210
Red Group Techniques 814
222
Black Group Techniques 1521
238
FALLING
252
Falling Basics
253
Good Defense
255
Gymnastics Drills for Falling
256
The Forward Somersault
257
The Rear Somersault
258
The Rear SpringUp
259
The Diving Somersault
260
Combat Falling
261
The Rear Fall
262
The Side Fall
264
The Front Fall
265
The Classic Shoulder Roll
266
Layered wheels
268
Getting Up Safely
269
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FIGHTING ETHICS
271
Rules and Laws
272
Applying Rules and Laws to the Martial Arts
276
CONCLUSION
277
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Mark Mireles is a certified Arrest and Control Instructor with the Los Angeles Police Department. In his civilian life, he is a black belt instructor at Jean Jacques Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy and Big John McCarthy's Ultimate Training Center, and provides reality-based, self-defense training through Mireles Combative Systems. Among his many honors, Mireles is a two-time recipient of the Medal of Valor, the highest award for bravery given by the LAPD.

Loren W. Christensen began training in the martial arts in 1965 and continues to this day. Over the years, he has earned a total of 11 black belts, eight in karate, two in jujitsu and one in arnis. Because of his nearly three decades in law enforcement, Loren's focus in the martial arts writing, teaching and training has always been on street survival, not competition. Loren began his law enforcement career in 1967 as a Military Policeman in the Army and then joined the Portland (Oregon) Police Bureau an 1972, retiring in 1997. During his years on PPB, he worked street patrol, child abuse investigation, dignitary protection, Intelligence, street gangs, and as a defensive tactics instructor. As a professional writer since 1978, Loren has penned over 45 published books with five publishers, dozens of magazine articles, and edited a police newspaper for nearly eight years. He has written on the martial arts, missing children, street gangs, school shootings, workplace violence, police-in

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