Fundamentals of Self Defense #1

Here we show how we develop our self defense skills from the ground up.  This begins with an overview of the “geometry” of self defense.  Understanding the geometry helps you to identify the multiple zones of movement, and over time, to maneuver confidently within each of those zones.  As you mature, the “geometry” and the “zones” simply fade from your consciousnes, and movement becomes free flowing and instinctive.

These are the basics that almost folks overlook, or try to circumvent.  Remember ... there are no short cuts!

These clips are for entertainment and general informational purposes only.  Actual self defense should be practiced in a controlled environment emphasizing safety, and only under the direct supervision of a Black Belt instructor, and only after you have been cleared by your personal physician.

Self Defense - The Layout

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Frameworking Self Defense

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Wrist Grab - Strike Outs #1

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Wrist Grab - Strike Outs #2

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Wrist Grabs - Joint Releases

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Wrist Grabs - Basic Throws #1

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Wrist Grabs - Basic Throws #2

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