Joker is the chief instructor for Goshin Jitsu and currently trains with
McVicker's Martial Arts Academy and holds a faixa marrom (brown belt) in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt in Jeet Kune Do. He also trains muay thai kickboxing with the Peoria Athletic Club.
JKD & BJJ
For JKD we worked on intercepting either by first avoiding the wild swing or striking right off the cocked posture of a haymaker. Using this "inflicted pain" we entered with the straight blast, secured the neck, and delivered our headbutt, knees, and elbows. We then isolated the trapping range and worked on lop sao pok sao. There are a few simple keys to this, for the lop put pressure at the elbow to reopen the high line, then use the pok to trap both hands. Always advance to increase the forward pressure. For BJJ we reviewed the half-guard position from Saturday and added one from the whizzer position. Use your free hand to grab the wrist or sleeve. Now drive your elbow to the mat and roll your opponent over the trapped (whizzer) arm. And here are some fun KOs: