A finger jab can be your decisive weapon–if it doesn’t break your fingers. Few people have fingers strong enough to jab with them without hurting themselves. But there is a way to make your finger jab powerful and safe for you. See it below as taught by Ray Floro, hand-to-hand combat teacher of Special Forces Teams, various Special Response Units, and the Australian State Police.
Finger Jab by Ray Floro
For more info on Ray Floro and his fighting system you may read Self-Defense Tip #45 — Review of The Essential Ray Floro DVD set.
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
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.
Staying cool under pressure is more important for self-defense than being physically fit and technically skilled. If you can’t control your mind what can you control?
To learn mental techniques that let you calmly face any threat and act rationally in the heat of a fight, click here.
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