How to Do Saenchai’s Famous Underhook Catch Sweep
What we’re doing right here is standing on the shoulders of giants. There are more techniques in the world of martial arts than we can count. However, the techniques that work, though plenty, are somewhat more countable. This is what we present in Saenchai’s
This is what we present in Saenchai’s underhook-catch sweep, a tested technique that is reproducible.
A good technique is reproducible. Think about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for a second. If even a little Brazilian who couldn’t even do a single pull-up could beat men twice his size, who wouldn’t want to follow him? This is the essence of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu; it must be applicable to anyone.
Saenchai’s sweep isn’t built on freakish athleticism. It’s a simple technique which does not require the brilliance that Saenchai has. Thinking we must be like someone to do what they do is ridiculous. Each technique which works has its cause and effect.
Each technique which works has its cause and effect. Some techniques are harder to study because of physical limitations, think Mirk Cro Cop’s kicking abilities which rely partly on his insane flexibility, then think about Peter Aert’s high kicks which is built on strongly on tactics that anyone can do.
Saenchai’s sweep is like Aert’s head kick KOs. Anyone can do it.