Please also be aware that to progress in rank you will need to follow the requirements in the Student and Black Belt Handbooks, also available in this Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Store. This dvd set does NOT include a "certificate of completion" as such a certificate is meaningless; completion can mean many things or nothing. The home study course is part of a legitimate training program that can ultimately secure you a recognized black belt in the art.
-- Specific techniques presented include basic falls and blocking techniques, hip throw, wristlock takedown, hand throw, nerve attacks, rear throw, drop throw, head turn and shoulderlock takedown. You'll learn defenses for hits, shirt grabs, chokes, bearhugs. headlocks and handshakes.
#2: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BLUE BELT [GREEN BELT WITH YELLOW STRIPE] [5th kyu] --
[about 40 minutes] -- Specific techniques presented include the neck throw, ankle block, outer rear sweeping throw, rear circle throw, wristlock takedown, corkscrew, shoulderlock comealong, sleeve drop-throw, wheel throw, elbow-roll takedown, armbar winding throw, knuckle press takedown, scissor choke and the side neck standing submission. You will learn additional defenses for hits, wrist grabs, headlocks, club attacks, handshakes, bearhugs, chokes, shoulder grabs and hair grabs.
#3: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR PURPLE BELT [4th kyu] -- [about 38 minutes ] -- Specific techniques presented include the outer sweeping hip throw, armbar rear throw, stomach throw, armbar winding throw, wrist side throw, leg lift throw, inner rear sweeping throw, sleeve pivot throw, shoulderlock comealong, floating drop throw, body winding throw, thumb winding throw, inner sweeping hip throw, armlock takedown, lapel wheel throw and a variety of submissions including shoulderlocks and chokes. You will learn additional defenses for hits, club attacks, pushing chokes, knife attacks, shirt grabs, wrist grabs, kicks and
#4: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BROWN BELT WITH GREEN STRIPE [3rd kyu] -- [about 45 minutes] -- Specific techniques presented include quick-pull techniques, hand throw, winding armbar takedown, inner rear sweeping throw, wristlock comealong, leg-lift throw, elbow rolls, belt throw, forward finger throw, drop throw, rear circle throw, lapel wheel throw, wristlock and armlock comealongs, shoulderlock hip throw and reverses for koshi nage and tai-otoshi. You will learn additional defenses for knife and club attacks, wrist grabs, kicks, mugging attacks, rear nelsons,
headlocks and combination attacks.
#5: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BROWN BELT WITH BLACK STRIPE [2nd kyu] -- [about 20 minutes] -- Specific techniques presented include the body-roll elbow strike, reverse pin techniques, kneelock rear throw and reverse stomach throw. Ground reverses include reverses for an armbar, figure-four armbar and kicks. Baton/hanbo defenses include leg-lift circle throw, forward baton throw, side baton throw and inside forward throw.
#6: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BROWN BELT WITH BLUE STRIPE [1st kyu] -- [about 26 minutes] -- Specific ground defenses include techniques for chokes, two-man carries, and foot stomps. Mat reverses demonstrated show counters for cross-body pin, headlock and armbar. The demonstration of sutemi waza will help you develop the ability to perfect this aspect of the art [executing techniques from a formal sitting position] with many of the techniques you learned in previous tapes.
#7: TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR BLACK BELT [1st dan/shodan] -- [about 46 minutes] -- Prof. Kirby demonstrates the remaining techniques you will have to know to reach the level of Shodan, or first degree Black Belt, in addition to the techniques presented in the previous six DVDs. This DVD will emphasize areas to round out your training for 1st degree Black Belt. It will present several gun and rope defenses, techniques for use of the hanbo [30" staff] and yawarra/koshi-no-bo [8-10" stick] and specific counters for resistance to certain techniques.
#8: STREET SELF-DEFENSE -- [about 40 minutes] -- This DVD demonstrates how techniques can be modified and combined in unique ways, depending upon what the attack is and your surrounding environment. This DVD should be considered an inherent part of your training for Shodan in Budoshin Ju-Jitsu. It will help you develop an awareness of your knowledge of the art and how to deal with multiple attackers, defend yourself while seated in a chair, how to use a cane, and other unique situations.
Important ordering Information: DVDs available in NTSC and PAL format. I carry only the NTSC format. PAL must be ordered directly from Century Martial Arts [(800) 626-2787] although Century may direct you to a PAL vendor in your own country.
ORDER THE COMPLETE 8-DVD SET [NTSC format] regular price $119.92 + s&h . . . ONLY $89.95 + s&h
--- or you can add your BJJY membership to this package, which includes a 1 year U.S. BJJY membership for only $25 [as compared to $38 normally] -- total $114.95 + s&h, or the 1 year foreign membership for only $35 [compared to $48 normally] -- total $124.95 + s&h. All materials and benefits of the regular BJJY membership are included [see below].
The membership package includes the Student Handbook, membership certificate, BJJ patch, and technical/evaluation support for one calendar year. You can't beat this combo deal if you're serious about learning the art & want to save some money at the same time.