Here's some of Steve Scott's guys demonstrating the shrimping escape from munegatame. This is not one of the fundamental escapes that I teach beginners, but more of a branch or variation of the bridge&roll escape that I covered the other day.
Notice that the first 5 steps of the recipe for this escape are the same as for the bridge&roll, but then, once you've shrimped away from uke, what if he does not pile back into you for bridge&roll? Well, if he just hangs out with that huge gaping hole between you and him, stick your knee in the hole and move into guard.
- feet tight under your butt and elbows close as possible to your chest.
- bridge with both feet straight up to create space under you.
- turn onto your side, facing uke
- bottom elbow under uke's hips and top hand over uke's shoulder
- shrimp 2-3 times directly away from uke while pushing/holding him in place
- turn your knee in and shrimp or scoot or pull into the guard...
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