Robert changes position on the ground for a knee break.
In our recent Dumog Pangamut training, we are getting deeper into the counter and recounter tactics used with our Pekiti Tirsia leg breaking techniques, sometimes known as M.T.D. - muscle tendon destruction.
M.T.D. is a system of techniques and tactics that can be used as a primary attack or in support of high line attacks. This includes both armed and unarmed situations. Our current training is designed to establish familiarity with the options and a solid understanding of the proper positioning for application.
First, an understanding of the critical entry points is established, then we train a series of transitions in order to move without hesitation from one position to the next position needed for a technique. The transitions we practice do not just follow a linear flow, they are combined in multiple sequences to allow us the freedom to adapt to the movements of the opponent. Practicing these transitions prepares us for immediate action when a technique fails or the position of the opponent changes before an entry is complete.
Robert enters for a sitting knee break.
Robert transitions to a scissors takedown behind the knee.
Finally, Robert switches to a scissors knee break against the knee.