First, the correct way of striking with a cane, a stick, or an umbrella. Note the simultaneity of strikes with sidesteps.
Self-Defense — How to Strike with Canes, Sticks, or Umbrellas
Now, an effective defense against a typical attack with a stick-like weapon.
Defending Against a Stick – The Highest Percentage Techniques
As you could see, the above defense is predicated on two gross, but typical, errors of an attacker. Nonetheless, learn this defense–it would be stupid to let some moron shatter your skull. Just don’t make these errors when using a stick or your Unbreakable® Umbrella to defend yourself with.
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To learn how your natural reactions can instantly defeat any unarmed attack, see the video Basic Instincts of Self-Defense.
Defend Against Weapons
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.
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