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Critical Skill for Street Fights: Dropping into Base


Knowing how to ground yourself in base could be the difference between defending yourself or being thrown around
Dropping into Base

In the ever-unpredictable world of self-defense, every second counts. That’s why our latest video featuring Self Defense Academy COS's head instructor Instructor Flip and Instructor-in-Training Sorcha focuses on one of the most vital techniques you can learn: dropping into base. This move could mean the difference between standing your ground and being overpowered.


**Why Drop Into Base?**


Picture this: You’re confronted in a threatening situation. The aggressor lunges at you, aiming to knock you off your feet. What do you do? If you haven't mastered the drop into base, you might find yourself on the ground, vulnerable and defenseless. Dropping into base isn't just about lowering your center of gravity; it's about solidifying your stance, gaining control, and preparing to counter any attack.


**The Technique**


Instructor Flip goes over dropping into base with Sorcha, showing you exactly how to execute this lifesaving move. Follow Sorcha, our dedicated instructor-in-training, steps, ensuring that even beginners can follow along:


1. **Lower Your Center of Gravity**: Bend your knees and sink down slightly, ensuring your weight is balanced.

2. **Widen Your Stance**: Place your feet shoulder-width apart to create a stable base.

3. **Hands Up, Elbows In(T-Rex Arms)**: Protect your face and vital areas while maintaining the ability to strike or block.

4. **Stay Alert**: Keep your awareness on the aggressor, ready to react to their next move.


**Real-Life Application**


In a street fight, the drop into base can give you the upper hand. It's not just a defensive maneuver; it’s a platform for offense. By maintaining a strong base, you can generate more power in your strikes, effectively block attacks, and even execute takedowns if necessary. This technique isn’t just theoretical – it’s practical and essential for anyone serious about self-defense.


**A Sense of Urgency**


Every day, individuals find themselves in unexpected and dangerous situations. The time to learn and master self-defense techniques is now, not after an encounter. If after Watching our video you think to yourself "I'd like to give Self Defense Jiu jitsu (Jujutsu) a try." and begin practicing the drop into base. Come check out out in Downtown Colorado Springs. Were located downstairs in the Co-Working space "The Next Us" We'd be honored to have the opportunity to help you significantly enhance your ability to protect yourself and your loved ones. Don’t wait until it’s too late – take action today.


**Join Us at Self Defense Academy COS**


We're passionate about empowering you with the skills needed to stay safe. Whether you’re a seasoned martial artist or just starting your self-defense journey, our academy offers classes tailored to all skill levels. Come train with Instructor Flip, Sorcha, and our team of experts. Remember, in a street fight, every move counts. Learn how to drop into base and turn the tide in your favor.


**Stay Safe, Stay Prepared**


Watch our video now and practice this critical skill for a street fight scenario. Your safety is our priority, and at Self Defense Academy COS, we’re committed to helping you build the confidence and skills to face any situation. Don’t leave your safety to chance – master the drop into base today. YOU Are Worth Defending!



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