Next, it follows a fundamental principle of our overall Attack System which is: it puts your opponent on the defense right away.
Finally, we score multiple ways with this series, which adds to its power.
Some fundamentals we stress with this series:
1. When we go to a sit-out, its not truly a sit-out. We only hit one hip and we don’t stay there for longer than a split second. Any longer than that allows the opponent to attack you from a vulnerable position.
2. We always teach athletes to Move the hand first – that way, you beat the chop, and keep the opponent from tying up that arm.
This is accentuated throughout our system by use of our terrific Hips Series.
The power sit series is quick and explosive, and gives you many scoring options. Athletes in my system who use it, score the following ways: Sit/Turn in, Sit/Switch, Sit/Granby, Sit/Peterson, Sit/Standup. It is an excellent series to get you moving, and create openings.
Now, for some strategy on using our Power Sit series.
If you have trouble standing up, or moving from down position, this is a good series for you. If you are strong, athletic, with great hips – you should use a stand up most of the time.
The Power Sit is also a good strategy against a cradle rider. Good sit-outs can wreak havoc on a cradle wrestler’s game plan. I’ve had some of the best cradle riders in the state tell me that first-hand.
Just make sure you follow the fundamentals listed above – don’t stay in the sit long, or you will put that cradle rider back in his game. Another important point regarding cradle riders: Make sure you don’t Step with your outside leg – just rotate the knee, keeping the ankle where it is.
This is one of the series I teach in many of my training opportunities.