Martial arts have always been a vital part of absolutely any civilization on Earth… Starting with the Roman and Greek wrestling tradition, Western Boxing or bartitsu and all the way to the Chinese & Japanese Karate, Judo and Filipino martial arts…
So regardless of what times and environment you live in, knowing a good set of moves and punches to apply for self-defense or practicing any kind of martial arts for health and protecting yourself stays relevant.
In this article we want to discuss those martial arts which are incorporated in Alpha System Self Defence & Street Safety…
Originating as a competitive professional sport from the islands of Japan, by now Judo has achieved a worldwide acclaim.
Despite being originally created for sport and physical fitness, it has since grown to become an effective martial art in close combat. Through the use of leverage. “Maximum efficiency, minimum effort” is the main idea of this specific martial art. If employing proper technique and balance, a person can beat a much larger opponent easily.
Kickboxing is generally practiced for a wide range of purposes: be it for maintaining general physical fitness, improving one’s self-defense or simply delving into a pro or semi-pro sports activities…
All in all, it combines a versatile set of techniques, such as elbows, punches, knees, and kicks to discourage an opponent or attacker. A swift front kick to the face is usually more than enough to discourage any person. Speed and agility are two factors which are by far the most crucial ones, since the person must engage before the attacker can react and respond.
Japanese Jiu Jitsu
Japanese Jiu Jitsu is based on the principle that an attacker exposes themselves each time they go on the attack. The person will learn to recognize the vulnerability and respond with an attack to ensure that he is not exposed himself. The defender is instructed to go with the movement of the attacker and use his momentum against him, instead of fighting against it.
These set of fighting moves focuses on high kicks and quick hand movements. Taekwondo is based upon the belief that the leg is the strongest and furthest reaching limb that a person has, thus having the greatest potential to be used as a powerful weapon. So it makes an emphasis on the fact that using the legs as a main weapon of choice can keep an attacker at a distance.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is distinctive for it vicious and aggressive moves such as eye gouging, choke holds, grappling, hard striking, and joint locks. Once an attacker is brought to the ground, the first step is to get a hold on a limb and manipulate it at the joint until it breaks. After the attacker is immobilized, the martial artist can kick the face with either fists or elbows… A lot of wel trained fighters still do not know what to do do when they get taken to the ground. This is a big part of Alpha System.
Traditional Western Boxing
It enhances a person’s reaction time, while making students sharper with their hands and quick on their feet to keep their balance. Boxers are usually very lean, tough, and solid. They are not as thick or heavy as body builders because they rely heavily on their agility in a fight.
Defence Lab had been designed for the purpose of street survival and multiple agressor encounters. This martial art incorporates some aspects of Filipino Arts, elbows and knees, and traditional boxing punches.