Company: Senshido Combative Science Technologies Inc.
Tape Name: Submission Termination (1 DVD)
Tape Cost: $50
Length of Tape/Time: 130 Minutes
Number of Moves/Techniques: Numerous
Return Policy: Replacement for defects
Instructor: Richard Dimitri
Company's Address: P.O. Box 423 STN B, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3B 3J7
Company's Phone Number: 1-866-879-5620
Web Page:

Primary Grading Criteria:

Production Quality: 5
Instructors demonstrated skill level: 10
Comprehension Score/Immediate Understanding: 10
Degree to which this will make someone a better Martial Artist: 10
Score on Delivery Vs Hype: 10
Degree to which you would recommend this product: 10
Wasted time (The Higher the number, the less “Fluff “/repetition): 10
Playback score/watching it over and over again: 10
Would I purchase more of this company’s products: 10
Over all grade on Cost vs Value: 10

Grand Total: 95% (Excellent = 4.5 Stars)
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Written Summary:

This DVD by Mr. Dimitri must have been from an earlier pre- Henry Rollins time. Mr. Dimitri looks like he is coming from a heavy metal concert with his long hair. The bottom line is that even back then he was telling it like it is. I find that even I need to be reminded every now and then that being a great at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu doesn’t mean you are getting back to your wife and kids at the end of the day. I have studied with the Machados and Gracies and I have the neck injuries to prove it. As a consequence I have to be careful about getting cranked. Yet all that arm bar stuff will get you killed on the street. As Dimitri says even a trained guy like Rickson Gracie might take seven seconds to arm bar you and even that’s too long to be on the ground against multiple attackers. Your assailant might not like the idea of losing and decide to pull a knife. The difference between grappling and fighting on the ground is profound. I now only practice ground fighting. On the DVD Mr. Dimitri shows you the clear difference between sport and reality. All of his students are going full out against resisting opponents. The argument that Jiu Jitsu is a valid fighting art for the street because you are rolling with resisting opponents only holds so much water. It’s still a sport, although a tough one. Mr. Dmitri’s students are using resistance, but only in a fighting scenario, not for the sake of rolling.. Do damage and get up fast. is the key principle. A DVD well worth getting from Mr. Dimitri, as usual!

Rick Weisbrot - NY Reviewer

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