The first time I seen a wrist lock applied on a person I was in awe at how a simple move could cause so much pain to a person. When I first learned how to do wrist lock I couldn’t actually get the technique down.
The first wrist lock I learned was a reverse wrist lock. I remember the look on my partner’s face as I struggled to apply the lock. My sifu came over grabbed the guys arm and in a half a second if not shorter the lock was applied and he was kneeling in pain.
So I again tried to apply the lock and again I struggled to get my partner to budge. He was resisting my lock. Over the next few years sometimes I could get the lock sometimes I couldn’t. It was because of that, I decided to apply one of Bruce Lee’s philosophy’s..
Specifically: Use what works and discard what doesn’t [Read more…]