Handle of the Arwr dagger was designed

You may not be able to use all of these points but you should succeed in at least one or two.—Enough to count.

Self Defense Guides

Fig. 146

7.—You may slice the dagger across the same spot on the right side of his neck. Then come back and jab up into the left side of his neck, trying to sever the carotid artery (Fig. 151).

You may not be able to use all of these points but you should succeed in at least one or two.—Enough to count.

Fig. 146

You have stabbed up at your enemy with the dagger held in your right hand, blade up. He has managed to grab down on your right wrist with his right hand.

What about his left hand? It is UP to no good.

Self Defense Guides
Fig. 147

Your left hand quickly grabs his right wrist and jerks it inward and to vour left. At the same time, push your right wrist forward and slightly to your left, levering against his thumb and getting out of his grip.

Look at his left arm. It is still up. Remember your opponent has two hands.

Fig. 148

Instead of stabbing his throat immediately, you may try out a little "blow power" first.

Swing your right arm well around to-your left. Keep your left hand grip on his right wrist.

(His left hand is still up. These are only photographs. In actual combat, if you forget about his left hand you mightn't be up. Be ready to guard against, or duck under, a blow from his left hand.)

Arwr Dagger

Slam the back of your right elbow against the right side of his neck. Pull him into the blow with your left hand grip on his right wrist.—This also helps to prevent him from guarding against the blow.

Fig. 150

Follow this up with a sharp back-hand blow against the side of his neck with the end of the handle of the dagger.

Defence Dagger
Fig. 151

Then cut across this tender area. Then jab back into the left side of his neck (Carotid artery).

"SNAP OFF" DEFENCE-OFFENSE MOVEMENT AGAINST

A RIGHT HAND DOWNWARD GRIP ON

YOUR RIGHT WRIST.

Situation :

Here the dagger is held in your right hand, with the blade pointing up. The thrust is up at him. But his right hand grabs down on your right wrist (Fig. 152).

Bend back your right wrist slightly, away from his right wrist, so you may insert your left, "stiffened" wrist in tightly between your bent back right hand and his wrist (Fig. 153).

Now lever your right fist in against your left wrist, which in turn prys his right hand grip off your right wrist (Fig. 153). You must raise your right elbow to do this. (Look out for his left fist.)

As soon as you snap your right hand out of his grip, stab him (Fig. 154).

Stab him hard. Pull him into the thrust (Fig. 155).

Thrust Dagger Into The Heart

Fig.

You thrust up at him, hut lie hand on the inside of vour right

has grabbed down with his right wrist, thumb 011 top.

Arwr Dagger

Lean left wrist forward, and bending back your right wrist insert your snufflv in between vour right hand and his wrist.

Fig. 154

Raise your right elbow and lever your right fist down against your left wrist and fist which in turn pry his right hand down, off from your right wrist. Push down with your left elbow and forearm. Lean forward. Snap your right hand out of his grip and use this sudden forward momentum to jab the dagger into him. Pull his risrht hand to you with vour left hand.

Dagger Jab

Fig. 155

Stab hard! (His liver in on his right side.)

Fig. 155

Stab hard! (His liver in on his right side.)

DEFENCE-OFFENSE MOVEMENT AGAINST A LEFT HAND DOWNWARD GRIP ON YOUR RIGHT WRIST

The dagger is held in your right hand, blade pointing up.

Preface: All the methods described may be easily divided into several definite individual movements, suitable for giving as commands to a large number of men, practising simultaneously.

The instructor may stand before his men, with a partner for demonstration, and explain each command as follows :

In this situation, you hold the dagger in your right hand, with the blade pointing up. Your opponent is standing in front of you. You have made a jab up at his body. But his left hand has grabbed down on your right wrist in-a strong grip. What can you do?

What can you do so quickly that he cannot strike you with his free hand, his knees, or his feet?

Remember the rule: If anyone can see what you're doing, you're not doing it fast enough.

Take, POSITION! (This means that the knife is held in your right hand, blade up, and his left hand grabs down on your right wrist.)

Now, WRIST GRIP! (This means that your left hand goes under the dagger and down on his right wrist, tightly (Fig. 156). Your left elbow may be raised or lowered to guard your head or body against blows from his right hand. Beware of an unprotected crotch.)

Next, DEFENCE! (This means that you hold his left wrist absolutely still with your left hand and you jerk your right hand up and back against his thumb, lowering your right elbow (Fig. 157). This is the lever-out movement.)

ARWROLOGY

Now, OFFENSE! (That is the stab movement. Holding your left elbow tightly to your body, and yanking his left arm up to your left, thrust forward with the dagger to his heart. Press your body behind the knife to give additional force (Fig. 158).

Practise slowly at first, then develop speed after you have mastered accuracy. Practise under the orders of

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Fig. 156 Wrist Grip

Holding the dagger up in your right hand, his left hand has grabbed down on the outside of your right wrist.

Now your left hand has just grabbed down on his wrist, under the knife blade, with your fingers curling over the top of his wrist.

Offensive Thrust
Fig. 157 Defence

With left hand holding his left wrist motionless, snap up your right hand against his thumb and lower your right elbow, getting out of his grip.

Fig. 158 Offense

Jerk his left arm lip to your left, and stab him in the front of his chest, over the heart, thrusting under his arm, pulling him into the thrust.

Note that your right elbow is held tightly to your right side and you push your whole body towards him—not just a feeble thrust. When stabbing forward put your elbow in front of your hip, and drive ycur weight behind I he thrust.

"ELBOW SWING" DEFENCE-OFFENSE MOVEMENT AGAINST A "RIGHT" HAND UPWARD GRIP ON YOUR RIGHT WRIST

The dagger is held in your right hand, pointing down.

Situation :

Here with the knife held in your right hand you have stabbed down at his heart, BUT he has grabbed up at your wrist with his right hand.

Instructions :

1.—Immediately push up under his right elbow with your left palm (Fig. 159). To add power, you may put your left elbow on your left hip.

2.—Force his elbow over to your right, and pull your right hand down, under your left arm (Fig. 160).

3.—Pull out of his grip on your wrist and stab him in the back (Fig. 161). You stab under your left arm.

Fig. 159

As you stab down with your right hand, he has grabbed up at your wrist with his right hand. Immediately push his right elbow up with your left hand.

Fig. 159

As you stab down with your right hand, he has grabbed up at your wrist with his right hand. Immediately push his right elbow up with your left hand.

Fig. 160

Push his elbow over to vour right and tu°; vour riiiht hand down under your left arm.

Fig. 160

Push his elbow over to vour right and tu°; vour riiiht hand down under your left arm.

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Fig. 161

Pull out of his grip on your wrist and stab him in the back.

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