Mind + Body

How to Defend Yourself in a Fight

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    1. How to Escape a Same-Side Wrist Grab
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    You don't need much strength to escape the hold of a big person. In this self-defense lesson, learn how to use your bodyweight to break free from a wrist grab.

    You don't need much strength to escape the hold of a big person. In this self-defense lesson, learn how to use your bodyweight to break free from a wrist grab.

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    2. How to Escape a Bear Hug
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    Bear hugs might sound cute, but they're anything but! In this self-defense lesson, learn how to break free from a bear hug by focusing on the fingers.

    Bear hugs might sound cute, but they're anything but! In this self-defense lesson, learn how to break free from a bear hug by focusing on the fingers.

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    3. How to Escape a Frontal Choke Hold
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    If somebody comes at you with a frontal choke hold, you don't have much time to think—but you do have both hands ready to help you break free!

    If somebody comes at you with a frontal choke hold, you don't have much time to think—but you do have both hands ready to help you break free!

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    4. How to Escape an Opposite Wrist Grab
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    What if someone grabs your arm with their opposite side arm? In this self-defense lesson, learn how to quickly push and pull your way out of a wrist grab.

    What if someone grabs your arm with their opposite side arm? In this self-defense lesson, learn how to quickly push and pull your way out of a wrist grab.

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    5. How to Escape Both Side Wrist Grabs
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    Ready for another wrist grab escape—from either side this time? Study this basic self-defense move to prepare yourself for more complex martial arts moves.

    Ready for another wrist grab escape—from either side this time? Study this basic self-defense move to prepare yourself for more complex martial arts moves.

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12 Comments
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Marco G
I havent seen it yet
Marco G
Lol
Chuck Johnson
Glad you liked it!
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Josh S
I hope I will never have to use this technique, but I will try to keep it handy!! Thanks!!!!!
Chuck Johnson
Same here :) But always better to have and not need, than to need and not have! ;)
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Abbey M
Great method! Thanks
Chuck Johnson
I'm really glad you thought so!
Chuck Johnson
Many more episodes on the way! :)
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Jordan W
This is great
Chuck Johnson
Thanks! I'm glad you thought so!
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Lisa M
My wrist has been unwantedly grabbed before. This technique looks effective...with practice. Thank you.
Chuck Johnson
Thanks for checking out the video, and I hope you find the technique useful. :) While wrists grabs don't often happen to men, they absolutely happen to women, so it's always good to know how to get out of them. If you have any questions, please feel to drop me a line anytime. That's what I'm here for! ;)
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