Ripping Out The Throat

Ripping Out Throat Karate

Holding the enemy with the Serpentine Armlock, drive the right hand forward to strike him squarely in the throat with the web of the hand. This lies between the curved thumb and forefinger. This is known as the Small Tiger's Mouth Fist in most martial arts styles. It is meant to symbolize the open jaws of the tiger as it rips the throat out of its prey. Hit as hard as you can without fear of injury, since you are striking one of the soft areas of the body, and thrust the forceful open hand...

Double Dragon Stomp Front

Stomp Crush Head

As the enemy turns or is thrown onto his back, jump up in the air and land on him with both feet, using all your weight to drive your heels as far as possible into the soft tissues of this lower belly and chest. Bear in mind that the ribcage is designed to protect the internal organs from precisely this type of shock and crushing pressure. Therefore, aim for the throat with the right leg. As described in the Small Tiger Mouth technique, the trachea is composed of cricoid cartilage rings. Not...

Neck Crank Submission Hold

Extreme Submission Hold

This is such a severely punishing hold that it is outlawed completely in the practice of judo. It comes from the much more ancient Jujitsu, a system of unarmed combat used by the Samurai, and was initially included in the sport form of the art among various chokes, strangleholds, and other submission techniques used to overcome an opponent in friendly competition. It is essentially a suffocation hold, since it presses the enemy chin forward onto his chest, cutting off or closing the windpipe....