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Self-Defense Tip 104 Cut-Resistant Fabrics and Knife Attacks

0share Empty-hand defenses against knife attacks Most terrorist vehicle attacks are followed by knife attacks, because stabbing and slashing disarmed and shocked people with a knife is easy. Empty hands stand no chance against the knife of a determined attacker. To knock out the knife-wielding attacker, the defender’s limbs need to enter the knife’s cutting …

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Self-Defense Tip 101 Defense Against Knife Attack: Empty Hands

0share Unarmed, or worse, disarmed against the blade What would you do against a blade-wielding attacker in a sterile environment, no equalizers around you, and you can’t run away? This is a question asked by a reader of Self-Defense Tip #98 — Defense Against Knife Attack: Table. Below is the entire exchange between the reader …

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Self-Defense Tip 100 Empty-Hand Defenses and Deniability

9shares Effectiveness and deniability of self-defense techniques Self-defense techniques must be reliably effective, but they should also be deniable. Deniability is important in self-defense, whether you are armed with everyday objects or empty-handed. I have explained why in Self-Defense Tip #99, which applies to everyday objects you may use for personal protection. This tip though …

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Self-Defense Tip 65 Knocking Out or Otherwise Incapacitating Assailants

0share The most effective methods of knocking out or incapacitating enemies This tip is my comment on an article on knockouts in violent encounters, written by James LaFond and published in Black Belt magazine. First, two lists of various methods of knocking out or otherwise incapacitating an opponent, based on James LaFond’s analysis of 1,675 …

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