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#1 Erik Kondo

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Posted 11 September 2007 - 03:50 PM

Hello,

I would like to know who is interested in martial arts such as jujitsu. I have been training in jujitsu for 10+ yrs and hold a 2nd degree in Small Circle jujitsu. As a paraplegic, jujitsu seems to be very well suited since it involves choking, grappling, joint locks, and hand striking. All things that can be done either in or out of the wheelchair.

Anyone else interested ?

I have also posted regarding self-defense. But this post is about extreme sports not self-defense.

the links to a few videos showing techniques are below:

Paraplegic self-defense #1: Takedowns



Paraplegic self-defense #1: Striking Drills



Paraplegic self-defense #3: Stopping the Ground and Pound


Paraplegic self-defense #4: Techniques on Your Back


#2 DaveP

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 10:55 AM

Hi Erik

Very interesting... congratulations on your hard work and for making the effort to bring this to our attention.

I'm a big fight-fan and involved in fight-promotions also - might have a fighter entering the UFC soon! Our last fight-night was on July 21st in a bull ring - excellent night! See more at www.dynamiteportugal.com

I wonder if we'll ever see wheelchair users fight it out in the ring/cage?

#3 Roooost

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Posted 20 September 2007 - 11:53 PM

Very nice Erik. I love the bite, finger bend back, headlock move... looks very effective :)

Good work on the videos too, thanks for posting.
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#4 rkzenrage

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Posted 21 September 2007 - 12:23 AM

The only one I have found to be truly practical is Krav Maga.
That was when I was AB and currently.
Just my opinion.

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#5 tom2hunt

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Posted 06 October 2007 - 07:03 PM

Very nice Erik. I love the bite, finger bend back, headlock move... looks very effective :)

Good work on the videos too, thanks for posting.

:scooter: yeh bend fingers back or just poke them in the eye!! :boxing: :boxing:

#6 HCHC

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Posted 09 April 2008 - 06:04 PM

I'd like to know more about training jiujitsu as a paraplegic? B)

#7 gsp23

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Posted 26 June 2008 - 10:23 PM

I'd love to get back into the martial arts again . Jiujutsu would be cool. I was a black belt in Tae Kwon Do when I was AB and havent even looked into adapting it to disabled, just too much kicking involved in that sport.
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#8 USMC_FMAgirl058

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 09:56 PM

I'd love to be able to get some kind of martial arts training, be it jujitsu or krav maga. For a while I was considering talking to Wounded Warriors to see what they can offer (though technically I wouldn't be able to use their services). Either way, I'll be watching this thread for more info!
Quando omni flunkus mortati.

No seriously, it works.

#9 DaveP

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 10:19 PM

Why watch this thread and wait for info? You're a Marine and history tells us you guys lead the way, so create something.

UFC started out with only big ideas and dreams, and now look at it - a multi-million dollar industry that's boosting the growth of MMA.

Speak to Gracie BJJ gyms in your area - MMA gyms, etc.

Don't just talk about it, do it!

#10 USMC_FMAgirl058

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 10:24 PM

Only by heart. Accident was long before I was old enough to become one in actuality.

I will. ^^ Its hard to connect to people where I am, so I've got to do that now. T_T I'll google those names and see what I get though.
Quando omni flunkus mortati.

No seriously, it works.

#11 Erik Kondo

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 11:13 PM

Only by heart. Accident was long before I was old enough to become one in actuality.

I will. ^^ Its hard to connect to people where I am, so I've got to do that now. T_T I'll google those names and see what I get though.



Some more videos of modified martial arts techniques may be found at this blog.

http://modifiedmarti...g.blogspot.com/

#12 Abbey22

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 11:18 PM

I had to get P.E. credits last semester at the college I attend and somehow I let some friends talk me into signing up for a martial arts class and ended up having a blast. All it takes is a little modification. I can't use my legs but my well conditioned arms can kick some ass! I take the class every time it's offered now. Thanks for the video links! I can't wait to show them to my instructor! :wink:

#13 Yasko

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 05:36 PM

Good job and thanks for videos!
Jiujutsu is usefull and cool MA.
Used to be into Judo and Taekwando, but now, I only trust friend of mine Mr. Glock 30. B)
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#14 Sobukan

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 07:37 AM

Supported by Australian Disability Sport, Sobukan Martial Arts (sobukan.com.au) commences wheelchair martial art classes on Saturday 2 June at Mitcham Cultural Village.

The classes will have an in-chair and out-of-chair component. The in-chair techniques are based on a traditional form of Japanese martial art called Hakkoryu Jujutsu, which includes a great amount of seated techniques, making it ideal for people who drive wheelchairs, taxis etc. This art requires no physical strength beyond being able to sit straight and lift your arms. The out-of-chair component will involve groundfighting from judo, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) and several other martial arts.
Focus on your abilities, not on your inabilities
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 12:12 PM

Erik
Many thanks for these videos. I will practice.


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