Basic Throat or Lapel Grab Defense

Self Defense Knee Attacks

In this next segment, I will illustrate a defense against a common lapel or throat grab. This is a very unique defense that I have not seen elsewhere. I learned this technique while studying a classical form of Jiu-jitsu and believe it to be very effective in the event that a person attacks you in this way. One important thing to remember is that at any time, you may simply strike your opponent to the face in order to release this hold. If his arms are grabbing you, they are not defending a...