Well, as with the theme of most of my threads here, this one is about kicking ass as well..
Last year I started bouncing at some clubs here in Jacktown..one is called The Garage (which is a pool hall) and the other is called The Rocket (which is a hip-hop nightclub).
Both are owned by my buddy's dad..
Well, my buddy's dad sold the nightclub because it got crazy..We had all kinds of thug wannabe's comin in, fights every night, lines down the sidewalk, cops where always on us, etc..I got into alot of altercations there..I'd guess probably 20 or so.
Of those, most I ended up using hadaka jime (regular and reverse) standing, applying enough pressure to make them weak, dragging them out backwards, or driving them forward, laying them down outside and walking back in as they came to..
I think Hadaka Jime is perhaps one of the most effective techniques a bouncer can have in his arsenal..I think judo gives us a good understanding of it, because without the constant training it would be very dangerous to use chokes since you wouldnt have much experience in how someone feels when they start to go black..In fact, you could probably kill them..In this way, Judo is great for bouncing.
Another thing I used quite alot where grips on clothes..You can stop a guy from hitting you with grips, even if he is only wearing a t-shirt..by grabbing a lapel like grip at the shoulder, you can stop a guy from cracking you in the jaw, limiting him to large outside swings, no crosses....which for a lil guy like me, is pretty important because I am often outsized....
One thing I learned the hard way is that when you choke someone, be very, very careful when you let them go..One guy was trying to push in the door to go after another bouncer one night, I caught him in reverse hadaka (guillotine) and started walking him out the door..as we got outside, the guy started trying to uppercut me in the nuts, so I did a soft o'soto and kept the choke on, he went out and I let go...CRACK, his head hit the pavement and made the sickest sound imaginable...
Another guy I had in regular hadaka passed out, remembering what happened with the other guy, I made sure to lay him down softly but when I let go of the choke..CRACK, his head hit the pavement too..
So now I make sure to catch their head before it hits..If you ever choke someone, make sure you do, you could f them up forever letting their head hit the crete...and it just isnt worth it when the guy is just drunk and not usually a bad guy anyway..
Well, its been a few months since I have done any bouncing with the closing of The Rocket but I just got hired to run security at a new Club they built, called Wooly Bullies..Its a country and western nightclub..Im assuming it may get a bit rowdy so Im excited..
Any of you ever bounce? any tips, tricks, thoughts, or ideas?