The Kimura would be known as the Reverse Ude Garami, or the Double Wrist Lock in Catch Wrestling circles.
There are a lot of different names and sources to what we now know as the Kimura Lock. The most famous of them is the story of Masahiko Kimura, who the technique is now named after.
It is a very effective and powerful lock that can be placed from almost any position, top or bottom.
Here is a Kimura lock sweep that you have probably never seen before. Malachy Friedman Owner/Instructor of American Top Team Lowcountry in West Ashley Charleston SC shows what he calls a ‘Kimura Flip’ which a highly creative set up involving a forward roll.
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There you have it, now you see the effectiveness of a strong Kimura grip and the versatility of it. If you want to take your Kimura game to the next level check out Robson “MAU-MAU” Lima’s 3 DVD set, “The Kimura System.”