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How to defend a knife attack to the neck

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There is a certain way to defend a knife attack to the neck. It looks easy when you see the pros do it, but it is actually very hard and takes a lot of skill and precision. You have to break the arm of the other person, in order to disable their weapon hand. It takes a lot of moves and it has to be quick. It takes a lot of practice.

Key Takeaways:

  • Block attacker’s arm aiming for you and strike arm with your hand
  • Turn knife hand quickly and turn attacker’s thumb down
  • Push attacker away after striking to be ready for next attacker

“”i would take the punch to the face then take the knife stab in my throat.””

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How to Defend a Gang Attack– Wing Chun

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If you are ever in need of learning some common sense defense techniques, this is the video for you. It will tell you how to identify and attack vulnerable areas on the human body that will allow you to disable your attacker or in this case attackers. This is a humorous presentation of some serious information that may save your life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Wing Chun, who is a Tai Chi master, who has developed techniques for dealing with a gang attack.
  • He asserts that even should four, or five assailants attack one at a time, by using his methods, one can prevail and emerge the victor.
  • Instead of being intimidating, forced body to body contact can work to the advantage of the one being attacked.

“The message of the video is that Wing Chun can be used to fend off an attack against multiple assailants. A quote in the video that significantly sums up the message of the video is: “Grab him by the nuts.” In a close quarter attack like this, dirty fighting is necessary because a group attacking one person isn’t fair. Attacking the genitals of the aggressors is practical and effective in situations like this and in this scenario it is fair game.”

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Cold Steel cutting everything they can find with a great sword

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A two handed great sword is a very powerful piece of equipment. It can cut through a skateboard with ease. it is very powerful and it is also very heavy. That means that you need to have a lot of strength to be able to wield it and use it in an effective way. You must handle it very carefully because of how sharp it is.

Key Takeaways:

  • The sword will cut through a great many different types of substances
  • The sword is very sturdy, can hold weight, keeps it’s sharpness even after cutting hard objects
  • The sword can be thrown like a spear.

“Cold Steel blades are known to be super durable.”

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Everything You Need to Know About Combatives

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Martial Arts is a time tested way to not only protect yourself but to make an actual art form of the movement of your body. This takes years and years of dedicated study. But what if you have respect for the art but not the time? Does this mean you’re out of luck? No, it doesn’t. You can learn what’s known as Combatives. This is the boiled down to the basics version of the beautiful art.

Key Takeaways:

  • Combatives are a manifestation of force through hand-to-hand or weapon-based combat.
  • Combatives are focused entirely on using the most direct, effective means of self-defense in real-life scenarios.
  • Although some think that combatives are about uncontrolled violence, the goal is actually to end the confrontation as soon as possible and escape.

“Combatives is sometimes denigrated as ‘too basic’ by martial recreationalists because of the simplicity and the intentionally limited number of techniques.”

http://blackbeltmag.com/daily/martial-arts-masters/kelly-mccann/everything-you-need-to-know-about-combatives-featuring-kelly-mccann/

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Knife Fighting: What You Need to Know

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Hand-to-hand combat techniques aren’t generally transferable to knife fights. Tournaments, centering on knife play aren’t a U.S. specialty. Combatants should develop footwork, a crouched stance, and the ability to maintain a healthy distance. While showy, tournament fighting for points aim at disabling the head, realistic, survival knife fighting aims at slashing your opponent’s hand, known as defanging the snake.

The subspecialty of edged weaponry is covered in Silat, a southeast Asian variant of martial arts. ‘Silat for the Street’ is one online venue for picking up realistic knife pointers from a master.

Key Takeaways:

  • The basis for knife fighting is in the footwork and maintaining a distance between your opponent.
  • It is important for you to be light on your feet and agile and avoid planting your feet on the ground.
  • Fighting outside of kicking range allows you to avoid be sliced and enables you to easily slice your opponent’s knife hand.

“Anyone who claims to be an expert with a knife and teaches blocking, empty-hand disarms and low horse stances might as well be teaching students to catch bullets in their teeth.”

http://blackbeltmag.com/daily/martial-arts-weapons/edged-weapons/knife-fighting-what-you-need-to-know-to-realistically-use-and-defend-against-a-blade/

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Surviving Mob Violence | 4 Things You Need to Do

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When it comes to surviving mob violence, there are 4 things that you need to do. Mob violence is a very common thing on the streets. It is always in the headlines and it occurs everywhere. But, the good thing is that there is a way to survive it and if you do these 4 things, you will have a good chance of getting out of it alive and well.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mob violence is happening everywhere and it’s only a matter of time before you are caught up in it.
  • You should study and train how to deal with mob violence but also know how to avoid it.
  • If caught in a mob violence situation, use what ever tool us at your disposal and use force in your response.

“”The faces and the places may change, but mob violence is the same old demon burning out our cities and undermining our feelings of safety and security.””

More information on FunkerTactical can be found on their website.

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Technique Focus: Roundhouse Kick to Upper Arm

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The roundhouse kick to the upper arm of an opponent is a very powerful thing. It does not only score, but it does a lot of damage as well. Absorbing kicks to the upper arm is a very bad idea. No one knows what it is liken to be kicked with that amount of force from a pro. It is a very hard thing to handle.

Key Takeaways:

  • A roundhouse kick to an opponent’ supper arms can cause damage and score high in competition.
  • A roundhouse kick can weaken an opponent’s punches and weaken their guard.
  • A roundhouse kick can be used both offensively and defensively when proper technique is followed.

“”In Muay Thai, a kick that lands on the arms of an opponent is a scoring strike. Not only does it score, it can do a lot of damage.””

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How to use wing Chun to takedown in a street fight

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A Master teaches how to take somebody down to the ground during a confrontation, how to do it while they are punching, and how to respond when they kick, and what to do once you have your opponent on the ground. He’s passionate, exciting, and exploding with knowledge that only true martial artists possess. Those who understand that “Every battle is won before it’s ever fought” will appreciate this video.

Key Takeaways:

  • Master Wong demonstrates how to use Wing Chung to defend yourself
  • The takedown is best used against an opponent who comes at you punching and kicking.
  • Once your opponent is down, you can inflict further damage to keep him down so that he does not attack again.

“My favorite quote, when he gets up from pinning the guy and says: “No problem?? No problem. No problem.””

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Joe Lewis talks about Bruce Lee and kickboxing – YouTube

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When you watch a action movie you always wonder if that actor or actress is doing their own stunts. Often times, they will have what are called stunt doubles which are people who are professional stunt doers. However, there is one man who never needed a stunt double and his name is Bruce Lee. He was a really good martial artist and this video demonstrates his kickboxing abilities as well. His movement is so fast that it looks unreal.

Key Takeaways:

  • Joe Lewis met Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee tried to give him some advice about a new style but he ignored it. However, later on he trained with him and learned a lot.
  • Bruce Lee helped Joe Lewis become a better fighter.
  • The greatness of Bruce Lee changed fighting around the world.

“The father of American kick boxing”

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Using the knife from the closed guard by Ray Floro

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Using the knife from the bottom of a closed guard is a very tough thing. When it comes to handling a knife in a fight, it is a very serious thing that needs to be approached with great care. Your hands and positioning is very important when it comes to getting into a fight with a knife. There are many moves you need to understand.

Key Takeaways:

  • Normally in combat situations, involving a weapon, using distance as an ally, by keeping as much of it between oneself and one’s adversary, is a good guiding principal.
  • However, should close fighting prove necessary, for example, one gets knocked to the ground and one’s adversary moves into a dominant stance, a back up plan is necessary.
  • Ray Floro demonstrates a way to use the knife, when under such close guard, a technique that could actually transfer to other types of weapons as well.

“The big mistake with a knife is, you extend your arm.”

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