GRIP DYNAMICS: Developing Grip Strength for Martial Arts
Proper grip conditioning and dynamics are crucial in grabbing techniques for martial arts such as Jujutsu and Ninpo. In this video, I discuss some traditional and modern ways to develop great grip strength to improve your martial arts skills.
WEAK GRIP, WEAK JUJUTSU
Numerous factors present obstacles in controlling and defending against an attacker within a self-defense scenario. These variables are often not practiced within martial arts, giving a disadvantage to the martial artist when attempting to apply martial arts skills outside of a controlled environment.
As this lesson is about developing a strong grip for use in martial arts that use grabbing and trapping, let’s identify some of these “uncotrollable variables” within the context of grip.