Category: Methods

Straight Stab: The Take

Last week, I illustrated the “touch – turn” procedure for making space during a straight stab defense. One of the Kravology readers wrote, asking me to show the take. The request seemed reasonable and appropriate, so here it is…straight stab with some information on the take. Enjoy and walk in peace.
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Create Space, Fill Space, Smash Face

In the video below, I explain the mantra “Create Space, Fill Space, Smash Face” within the context of a straight stab defense. In short, if you’re not creating space during this defense (and many others), you’re taking on an unacceptable and unnecessary amount of risk in a situation that is already high…
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Principle-Based Thinking

This week, I’m responding to an email question based upon the video tutorial from last week – where I discussed the issue of being hooked during a defense of an overhead knife attack. This week, I’m presenting the question that was posed and some points worth thinking about. Check it out!
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Fix Your Problem: Hooked by the Knife

At times, while training overhead knife attack defenses, students become entangled at the point of defense – leaving the knife hooked around the defending wrist. In the video below, I explain how and why this happens – as well as, what to do to avoid this outcome. Check it out! https://vimeo.com/310401031
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