The push/pull method of breaking balance is a popular one – but doesn’t always work effectively. Many use it, but in real life, it crumbles under the stress of a resistant enemy or opponent.

In this video from our recent Salinas, CA seminar at Wolf Fitness Systems, we show the steps to effectively using the method – when to use it, disturbing the inner ear, passing the elbow, and then pushing and pulling the body.

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1 Reply on Shearing: The push/pull method (video)

  • Rich Lehman says:

    This is the most realistic training on ‘breaking balance’ I have trained in.

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