At Emi With The Foot Sekito AteWaza and Kakato AteW aza

Self Defense Letsblocking Techniques

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...

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...

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

Finger Lock Jitsu

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...

My Method Of Selfdefence

Judo Diagrams Doing Throws

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...

Self Defence Martial Arts

Self Defense Guide

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...