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The PSDTC Was Established in 1988

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Integrated Grappling Systems Class

847 Hamilton Ave (Rt 69).
Waterbury, CT 06706

203-596-9073 or 203-802-8533

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Ohh, you caught him in a good Jiu Jitsu throw!INTEGRATED GRAPPLING SYSTEMS CLASS – If you want to do a grappling or a no-holds-barred tournament, this class is real good for the development of ground skills for positions to submission or striking along with being able to escaping a wrestling situation. Moreover, it works fantastic for actual self-defense if you happen to end up on the ground during a confrontation. The ground is the last place you would want to be in an actual street confrontation. By understanding all the different grappling methods taught at the PSDTC, you will definitely have a better perception of self-defense.  For a one-on-one situation that you would like to control without actually having to do your opponent or your self any harm if possible. This is good knowledge to have if you just want to control and hold down an aggressive person for whatever reason. 

          If you are doing a Mixed Martial Art (MMA) tournament fighting, grappling knowledge is a definite must have. That has been well proven over the years in No Holds Barred matches (now called MMA fighting., Weakness in grappling range has been recognized by many martial artists now a days and many learned the hard way.

          For the Integrated Grappling Systems class, everyone starts off in different ways, depending on the predetermined lesson plan that day.  Ab work is always done, actually by popular demand, especially in that particular class. Many different ab exercises that are related to various submissions drills that are done to ensure tightness with each technique initiated. Positioning is usually gone over in detail depending on the level of people training at the time. Higher levels develop riding skills from position to position by regularly wrestling as a result of just flowing with each other. Submission drills are also performed in large amounts, which not only develops very good submission skills, but also is a great cardio and endurance exercise with good strong technique. Isolation wrestling by trying to escape each position while your partner is trying to hold you in position is another great way to develop a strong ride and a firm understanding of position as well as the sensitivity to feel the openings for escape or move to another position. Ron is searching for that arm bar



The areas to understand, which will give you a better idea of what takes place in the Integrated Grappling Systems as taught at the PSDTC are as follows:

  • Takedowns and throws  
  • Counters and reversals to throws and takedowns
  • Strong and tight positions and transitions without the use of strength
  • Feeling when to flow from position to position (good kinesthetic perception)
  • Prevention of each position (again good kinesthetic perception)
  • Escape from each position
  • Submissions from every position with understanding of being able to flow to alternative locks
  • Submission counters 
  • Position counters  
  • Position reversals
  • The understanding of where and when to bite or pinch with eye gouging if ever needed for clench range street oriented self defense purposes    
  • The use of different types of strikes in different grappling positions that cause real damage when used properly with skill (real good for Mixed Martial Arts or MMA training)
  • How to defend strikes in the clench for both, stand up clench or on the ground (also very useful for MMA training and certainly, self defense purposes)

By the way, for those looking for fight training for mixed martial arts (MMA), Jeet Kune Do/Grappling/Muay Thai classes are perfect for you. Give us a call to sign up if that appeals to you!


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Integrated Grappling Systems (IGS)/Mixed Martial Arts - MMA
847 Hamilton Ave (Rt 69).
Waterbury, Connecticut 06706

203-596-9073 or 203-802-8533





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Waterbury, CT 06706
203-596-9073 or 203-802-8533
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