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Takedown Defense For the Street

Daniel Brenka’s Tactical Thursday Training has invited me to “Takedowns For The Street” at his Tactical Thursday Training at Degerberg Academy this Thursday evening at 8:30. There will be a $10 fee for the hour of training. We will be limiting the number of attendees so that we will have plenty of space to work takedowns and takedown defense.

Much of the time spent training in either BJJ or Submission Wrestling is on the ground. The most often cited reason for this is that all street fights end up on the ground. If we assume this is a true statement then how we end up on the ground is just as important, if not more important, than what we do when we get there.

Learning how to take someone down is the gateway to learning how to defend against it!

Thursday 19th 8:30-9:30 at Degerberg Academy Milwaukee Ave/Old Irving Location: 3596 North Milwaukee Avenue, Old Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Tactical Street Takedowns
Taught by Ed Kress

This will be the first in a series of street takedown sessions.
We will focus on: -How to counter your attacker that is trying to take you down and how to stay on your feet.
-What happens when your firearm fails at takedown range?
-What happens if you do not react quickly due to stress?
-What happens if your attacker is on top of you before you know it?
-Learn how to not be taken down and how to create the distance needed to unsure your safety.

This is a live session and not a lecture. The whole point is to show up and work on these drills over and over. Warm up all take place 8-8:30.

Street or workout clothes.
Bring a pants belt.

You may bring your unloaded firearm and holster if you have an IL CC permit. NO live ammo allowed in the building. Safety first!

There will be a $10 fee for this session to cover instructors fee.
Open to 35 people since we have limited space and focusing on takedowns.

Please check in with me if you plan attending. You can reach me at ekress@ameritech.net or

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