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Self-Defense Tip #57 — Knockouts and other fight enders

Here is a video one of my friends, Karim, posted on his Facebook page with his comment:


K1 Greatest Knockouts

Karim’s comment:

This video shows just how powerful K1 truly is. The best fighting on the planet has been squeezed into this clip. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You can lock and grapple as long as you like but the striker only ever needs one shot!!!

My comment:

And the grappler too needs only one strangle or one lock. . . .

See the stand-up locks on the DVD Basic Instincts of Self-Defense. Practice them, and with “a little feeling,” you will be ending not just fights but fighting careers. And keep this in mind: A knockout punch cannot be explained as an accident, while a crippling armlock can. How? You just held on to the opponent’s arm to keep it from striking you and then you slipped . . . or twisted out of the way of an incoming punch with the other arm. . . . It can happen. . . . Again check the stand-up locks on the Basic Instincts of Self-Defense DVD, and you will see the potential.

Self-defense tip from Thomas Kurz, co-author of Basic Instincts of Self-Defense and author of Science of Sports Training, Stretching Scientifically, and Flexibility Express.

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Self-Defense Moves

Basic Instincts of Self-Defense - Defenses Against Unarmed Attacks DVD

For your defense moves to work under stress they must be based on your natural, instinctive reactions, require little strength and limited range of motion, and be proven in fighting experience.

To learn how your natural reactions can instantly defeat any unarmed attack, see the video Basic Instincts of Self-Defense.

Defend Against Weapons

Self-Defense: Tools of Attack DVD

To defend against weapons you have to know how they are used. Also—every stick has two ends … the weapon of attack may become a weapon of defense in your hand …

To learn how the typical street weapons (club, knife, razor) are used by an experienced streetfighter and how to practice with them, see the video Self-Defense: Tools of attack—Club, Hatchet, Blackjack, Knife, Straight Razor.

Mental Toughness

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