The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to defend themselves regardless of what side of the conflict they’re on.
However for Law Enforcement Officers there’s an obvious benefit to knowing ground work – aka brazilian jiu-jitsu but for some police their knowledge of grappling is so bad that it can lead to some tragicomic incidents such as this one:
The Kimura lock or reverse ude garami in Japanese or double wrist lock in catch wrestling is a powerful submission and hold that is commonly used in BJJ competitions. The Kimura is also very useful for law enforcement officers as you will see in this video by BJJ world champion Bernardo Faria.
BJJ purple belt and police officer Brian James of the Youtube channel “Jiu-Jitsu Cop” showed Bernardo Faria exactly how he likes to use the Kimura lock for police officers in the case of someone reaching for this weapon:
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.”