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Tori, instead of pivoting to the left, pivots to the right and with his right forearm pushes Uke's right arm upwards. Then he slips his right forearm from under and inwards in the hollow of Uke's elbow and his right deltoid presses strongly against Uke's right wrist. Tori's left forearm symmetrically completes the blockage against his chest of Uke's elbow and forearm. Then Tori leans forward and twists Uke's elbow backwards which enables him to overturn Uke on to the ground on his back. Tori...

At Emi With The Head A tamaA teWaza

Close Quarter Self Defense Philippines

Points of Impact and Atemi from the Front Fig. 71 . Points of Impact They are from the front, the forehead, and from behind, the occiput. The atemi delivered with the head are essentially defensive atemi against a frontal or rear waist-hold. The atemi with the head must be placed from close quarters by suddenly contracting the muscles of the neck without shifting the body. For that purpose you should practise turning your head to right and left, bending it far forward and backwards and making...

HijiA teWaza

Karate Inward Block

It is essentially the olecranon forming the prominence of the elbow, the projecting process of the ulna or larger bone on the little-finger side of the forearm which constitutes the tip of the elbow. The olecranon, point of impact, adjoins the epitrochlea which is the internal process of the humerus, the single bone of the upper arm, extremely sensitive and as such a kyusho or vital spot. Accessory points of impact, the entire cubital or little-finger side of the forearm and the radial or thumb...

Self Defence Martial Arts

Judo Fighting Moves Step Step

Uke with his left hand, thumb on top, holds Tori's right wrist. Tori contracts his fist and turns it downwards so that the base of his thumb is exactly in front of the space provided between Uke's fingers below and his thumb above. Then Tori, his right arm bent at a right-angle and his muscles taut, acts just as if he wanted to give a blow with base of his thumb is exactly in front of the space provided between Uke's fingers below and his thumb above. Then Tori, his right arm bent at a...

At Emi With The Foot Sekito AteWaza and Kakato AteW aza

Japanese Self Defence Martial Arts

In Japanese atemi with the toes is called sekito-ate-waza. Atemi with the heel is called kakato-ate-waza. Points of Impact Fig. 78 . In the first place for the toe thrust there comes into operation the entire line of articulations of the metatarsals, i.e. to all intents and purposes the part of the foot between the ankle and the toes, especially of the big toe and the first phalanx of the toes. The atemi should be delivered with the toes very strongly flexed upwards in such wise as to give free...

My Method Of

Mikonosuke Kawaishi, 7th Dan, will already be known to countless students of Judo, through his standard word MY METHOD OF JUDO. In this second extremely valuable work, the same author imparts to Judoka and to all members of the general public of both sexes, his repertoire of self-defence tactics calculated to serve them in good stead in the event of their being exposed to savage assault by any thug in this somewhat lawless age. The book in general deals with what might be termed, 'Ruthless...

Hiza Gash iraA te

Women Self Defense Knee

Points of Impact and Atemi from the Front Fig. 74 . Points of Impact The anterior surface of the knee-cap and the tendon of the quadriceps muscles. The knee must be bent at least to a right-angle and lifted with the heel raised behind. The blows delivered from the front are essentially atemi to the lower abdomen to counter at once the beginning of an attack. Or to break free from a waist-hold under the arms, and the atemi may then be completed with a double armlock.

At Emi With The Hand

Picture Movement Opposition

This scries comprises all the atemi which are given with the open hand with the finger-tips yubi-saki-ate with the fork, i.e. the edge of the first dorsal interosseus ligament between the thumb and the index finger with the edge, i.e. the ball of the thumb tegatana-ate and lastly with the base of the palm. Then come the atemi given with the fist kobushi-ate i.e. with the first joint of the phalanges or the joint of the first phalanx and of the metacarpals or else the hypothenar eminence or...

Vulnerable Or Vital Spots

Kenpo Atemi

The technique of atemi or atemi-waza is the art and manner of attacking certain vulnerable and vital spots kyusho of the opponent's body in a certain manner, with the hand, the elbow, the foot, the knee and the head. This technique therefore implies knowledge of the spots to strike and the manner of striking them, and a sound training which will enable the student to make the best use of his own natural weapons. The study of atemi should be pursued as follows You should first ascertain which...

At Emi With The Finger Tips From The Front

Medieval Wrestling Combat Hand Technique

To the Face Atemi to the Eyes Fig. 59 . This atemi can be delivered arrow-like with the fingers well stretched but slightly separated or laterally either with a direct blow or back-handed. Atemi to the windpipe, rather at the base of the neck. To the body, atemi to the solar plexus, with the finger-tips pushing slightly downwards under the sternum. Atemi with the Finger-Tips from the Side and from Behind Fig. 60 . The atemi to the windpipe can be delivered with the tips of the index and middle...

First Thumb Hold

Hand Fighting Moves

Tori seizes with his left hand Uke's right wrist which he turns halfway upwards. Tori's right hand twists Uke's right thumb as follows His fingers press on what is called the thenar eminence or muscles of the thumb occupying the lateral side, and the end of his right thumb flexed presses strongly backwards the end of Uke's thumb. This hold can cause dislocation of the joint at the base of the thumb, i.e. the knuckle of the first metacarpal and of the first phalanx. Remark This hold is useful...

My Method Of Selfdefence

Female Self Defence Knee

HARRISON 4th Dan Adaptation and Drawings by JEAN GAILHAT W. Foutsfum amp Co. Ltd. 7-5 Old Bond St. Linden W.t fy C. Tvdint d Co Ltd Liverpool, London Of Pre Kit basic self-defensive positions defences acainst frontal attacks disengagements of the wrist parries to lateral attacks parries to rear attacks defences against blows with the fist defences against kicks, blows with the defences against a stick defences acainst a knife defences against a revolver . selected...