Self-Defense Tips

Tips on how to defend against common attacks, how to use everyday objects in self-defense, how to tell realistic defenses from phony defenses, how to develop mental toughness for self-defense, how to select a self-defense system, a self-defense instructor, or a martial arts school.

Self-Defense Tip #115 — Cross Armlock and Unforced Errors

Stand-up grappling happens and it may end in groundwork. If you practice well, your opponent hits the ground first and ...
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Self-Defense Tip #114 — About weapons

Many people carry self-defense weapons, lethal, non-lethal, some deniable1 and some not. Few of those people are well-trained in the ...
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Self-Defense Tip #113 — What Krav Maga Is Lacking….

What Krav Maga is lacking ... but not only Krav Maga. First watch a great demo of effective self-defense techniques ...
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Self-Defense Tip #112 — Defense With and Against Canes and Sticks

First, the correct way of striking with a cane, a stick, or an umbrella. Note the simultaneity of strikes with ...
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Self-Defense Tip #111 — Sucker Punch: What Not to Do

Don't lose the opportunity to stop an attack Opportunity lost The assault began with a clothes grab, which was not ...
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Self-Defense Tip #110 — Finger Jab

A finger jab can be your decisive weapon--if it doesn't break your fingers. Few people have fingers strong enough to ...
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Self-Defense Tip #109 — You Better Time It Well

A long stick gives you reach but you better time you swing well, otherwise this will happen: {{CODE-maczeta-i-noz-vs-dlugi-kij}} Attention: Applying ...
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Self-Defense Tip #108 — Thrusting and Poking and the Unbreakable® Telescopic Umbrella

Now and then we get a question like this one: “Does your [Unbreakable®] telescopic umbrella lock in the extended position ...
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Self-Defense Tip #107 — Self-Defense with an Unbreakable® Telescopic Umbrella

In a previous self-defense tip you learned about a system of self-defense with a walking-stick umbrella or a cane. The ...
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Self-Defense Tip #106 — The Use of Flashlights in Self-Defense

The primary self-defense function of a flashlight is blinding an attacker. The secondary function is amplifying impacts of strikes. See ...
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Self-Defense Tip #105 — Training for Self-Defense with an Umbrella, a Stick, or a Cane

I'd never thought any one would ask about a system of learning and training to use the Unbreakable® Umbrella in ...
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Self-Defense Tip #104 — Cut-Resistant Fabrics and Knife Attacks

Most terrorist vehicle attacks are followed by knife attacks, because stabbing and slashing disarmed and shocked people with a knife ...
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