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If you are looking for tips on how to be safe, then I am a big fan of Mark "Animal" MacYoung's No Nonsense Self Defence. It has a lot of good advice on self defence form prevention to running to safety to decreasing the risk of getting attacked. Also, the site highlights a lot of myths and rubbish which is branded as self defence. If on the other hand, you ...


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A few thoughts.... Dominant hand and range of wrist motion Let's say the attacker's right handed - they're going to find it natural to slash diagonally from their upper right towards their lower left. It'll be hard/unnatural for them to start any kind of slash from their left. Once their right arm's straight and left elbow bent in against their ribs, ...


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I remember someone asked Chuck Norris how to fight a person who has a knife, he said if you get into a knife fight you are going to get stabbed. I'd say the same applies with just about anything; if you get into a fist fight with someone who is a really bad fighter, chances are they will still land a few. So if running is not an option, you need to do your ...


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There are two things to keep in mind regarding headlocks. First, most "headlocks" aren't actually controlling the head, or don't just control the head. They're usually controlling one or more shoulders and other limbs at the same time. Second, they're almost always not the end, but are instead used as a transition to a more dominant position (except maybe ...



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