Historians and social theorists have models that describe civilizations. One model (possibly more) describe all civilizations essentially in formative, growth, peak/expansion, decline, and dissolution stages. I think that similar models can be applied to martial arts. In my training applicability and functionality built on sound judgment have been the core of what a martial art should be, thus, in my opinion an ethically sound purely functional martial art is the peak
of combat evolution. That means that a style like boxing, wrestling or Brazilian jiu-jitsu would be formative
, while highly applicable they are also highly specific dealing with only a fraction of applications. Styles of MMA range from (pre-)formative
stages as they are more functional but all the rough edges have yet to be smoothed out. Styles like traditional jujitsu, tae kwon do, and many forms of karate are in the decay
stages, they lack real world use except on the most esoteric levels and are marred by adherence to doctrine rather than scientific evidence.
- Kick-Cross-Hook-(Jab-Cross-Jab-Cross)-slip-spin uki-waza
- As your partner throws the last cross, slip outside and clinch at the waist, step up and sit behind your opponent dragging them over your extended leg.
- Jab-Cross-(Cross-Hook-Cross)-parry to side Thai clinch takedown
- Obtain underhook control and hand control of the neck, take a pivot step back as you pull their head forward down. Use the underhook to pull them over their head and roll them to the floor.
- Side Thai clinch to hip toss, uchi-mata, or harai-goshi
- From the side thai clinch put your hips in front of your opponent and hip toss, alternatively reap the near (uchi-mata) or far leg (harai-goshi). You can either control the neck or reach across to the far arm and use that to throw.
- Slip irimi nage
- Slip place one hand on the hip and drive up upward at a 45o as you drive the other hand across the neck and clavicle in a downward angle.
- Corkscrew to single
- Use jab-cross while stepping on the cross throw the lead hook, from here shoot to the single, lower your level, drive and pick up the leg, finish the single.
- Reverse corkscrew to double
- Use jab-lead hook stepping with the hook to the straight cross, shoot the straight double from here against their "parallel stance" against their weakest axis.
- Arm dump
- Parry the cross, shoot your other arm across their elbow. Clasp your hands and suck it to your chest, then bend forward and twist in the direction of the trapped arm, to drag them to the mat.