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Mat Techniques

Top Mount Arms Down Bridge

Reference: Top Mount

Movie of Top Mount arms down Bridge.

Fig. 1 Start Fig. 2 Bridge Fig. 3 Roll Over

  1. Fig. 1 shows the start in Top Mount with Nage's arms held down.
  2. In Fig. 2 Nage's right arm extends over Nage's head so that Uke can easily roll to Nage's right. Nage then Bridges and Nage's left arm does a swinging gate strike to push Uke over.
  3. Fig. 3 shows Uke on the floor after rolling off of Nage.

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