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Breaking rear body lock with standing switch. In this counter, the first move is to seize the opponent’s arm with your hand. Then lock your left foot inside and behind his. Clinch your position by getting a grip on his leg or groin with your left hand then fall backward. With your assailant on the deck, you can choose between breaking his arm, or continuing the counter attack to the back of his neck while he is immobilized by using a leg spread clamp on his feet or legs.
Breaking rear body lock with hip lock. As the assailant clamps on the body lock, turn into him, seize his arm just above the elbow and bring your other arm around, up to a point just below his shoulder. Stepping across in front and leaning outward, you are in a position to apply the hip lock. Land with your full weight on his chest or abdomen and with both his arms still secured and continue with counterattacks.
Breaking front strangle with arm wedge. Clasp the hands firmly together without intertwining the fingers. Lunge upwards, striking with the full power of the arms and shoulders to break the assailants grip. In the same continuous movement, bring down the clasped hands on the bridge of the opponent's nose.
Breaking front body lock with knee lift or foot kicks. The first objective in the front body lock counter is to force the assailant's body far enough away to maneuver. Then he may be forced off balance by stamping on his arch, kicking the shin, striking the groin with the knee, or a combination of all these. Approach the fallen man from the rear to keep out of range of his feet and continue the counterattack.
Breaking front body lock with hip lock. In this body lock counter, the assailant’s arm is seized and clamped at the elbow. Your other arm is passed under and around his opposite arm at the chest. With both his arms secured and by extending the hip and bending to the side, you are set to throw him with a hip lock. Land with your full weight on the assailant’s chest or stomach and stay in position to continue with counterattacks.