Tag Archives: Knife Attack

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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Knife Threat: What’s Next

Last week I discussed the switch (or skip) step in the context of a knife threat. This week, we’re going to continue the concept of knife threat – specially, the concept of the defender controlling the knife with both hands prior to a counterattack. This is an advanced concept, focusing on the…
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Patterns within Patterns

Last week I wrote about a similar context, but this week I’m expanding the subject matter. This week, I want to focus on 1) familiar positions and 2) patterns in training. Where you can, find patterns that are effective and repeatable, and as you identify those patterns, train those complex motor skills…
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