BY

T1WSrUKl KUBOTA
md JOHN Qm PETLRS, JR.
SOLO ONLY TO SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

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by even the smallest oflicer. Those who once would have hesitated lo challenge an officer's authority are no longer hesitant. This book. the views of society have changed toward law enforcemenl officers. or anyone else who deals in law enforcement. making the Kubotan always available when removing handcuHs from a suspecl. Becar is a pollce training coordinator with the Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (P.) in Boise.O. the chances of an officer getting hurl are always high. regardless of his size. The Kubotan shouldn't be carried unless the oflicer has been tralned in ~t'suse. The lack 01 respect toward police officers is more and more evidenl In the increasing number of suspects who resist arrest and who verbally chaslise law enforcement officers. Resisting may take the form of simply refusing to move. . It does not appear offensive and is actually very harmless looking with one model made with a key ring. developed by Master Takayuki Kubota. Idaho. Michael N Becar Idaho P. only to find it is left in the patrol car when needed. or of attempting to fight with the oflicer.O. while rninlrnlzing injury lo the suspect.both on and off duty . Its small size makes it ideal to be carried by uniformed offlcers. Additionally. as well as the number of women being hired as police officers. with 114 pholographs. under his citation book. He is responsible for coordinating in-service training for law enforcement officers in Soulhwestern Idaho. is a 51/2 inch long cylindrical piece of plastic which.S. corrections or parole officers.S. In any arrest situation. and officers are finding lhemselves having to increasingly control suspects with physical means. readlly available i f the offense develops inlo an altercation. There does not seem lo be the sense of outrage and shock voiced by society when a police officer IS murdered. .PREFACE Officers today are constantly striving for new techniques and ideas lo assist them In the controlling of situations where individuals resist arrest. With proper instruction. The Kubotan. All too ofen an oflicer is trained to use a baton or similar tool. when used properly. or that the oflicer is not in uniform and unable to carry it.T. contains the most complete and most comprehensive training lechniques utilizing the Kubotan. many officers are confronling criminals who are much larger. I Michael N. and with today's recent trend in law enforecemenl to lower height and weigh1 requirements for police applicants.T. as shown in past decades.and is always readily available in a pocket. It is dedicated to officer safety. Another advantage of Ihe Kubotan is that it Can be carried with an officer al all times . or who are more powerful. stuck in the belt. or just carried in the hand. A minimum arnounl of training is required to learn Ihe six basic techniques and orher applications illustraled in this manual. will control a suspect. to professlonalisrn and lo surviaval. virtually any law enforcement officer will have a tool which will enable him to do his job more effectively and safely. The Kubotan can be held in an officer's hand. deteclwes. A handcuff key may be attached to the Kubotan key rlng model. KUBOTANB is a registered trademark of Takayuki Kubota.

a suspect had been severly beaten with a conventional baton for resisling arresl. was greeted upon arrival by a wild mental patlent. ready lor action.of situations where the Kubolan has been used successfully. Ihe basic reason for the Kubotan's existance is your safety. they are ready for action. It is also a handy device for "altitude adjuslment". Many officers carry their cruiser. as you can suspect. if you are carrying Ihe key ring model. Peters. can begin to make the Kubotan work for you. You don't need to remove it from a ring or holster to use it. before you carry the Kubolan. you too. Second. to use the Kubotan a person musl have been trained in it's use. however. For example. Another frequent comment is that unlike so many new "gimmicks" offered to them. And. Unllke a dropped baton which can be used by most anyone to club you. All of us subscr~be the philosophy that the classroom is the best place to learn.During the past few years. Remember. once lrained in the Kubotan you can reslrain and control people without severely injuring Ihem. criminal justice personnel from around the globe have been using the Kubotan in thelr daily activities . there have been hundreds .posslbly even thousands . the suspect continued to fight. A subsequent medical examination showed that the suspect would have died. Many officers have told us that carrying the Kubotan gives them a greater sense of security. Oflicers have also used Ihe Kubotan lo remove people from courtrooms. "What is that funny looking thlng?". There are numerous other ways In which the Kubotan will increase your safety. you can honestly reply: "It's my key chain. Your safely is also incresased a number of ways. you carry Ihe Kubolan with you (remember your keys are on it). The Inslilute's instructors are former police officers who are dedicated and trarned lo give you the best training lo available in the use of Ihe Kubotan. And. however. Immediately. We also know of a few cases where an officer was spared serious injury because he used the Kubolan. handcuff. apartment or other keys on the Kubotan. when asked." Key ring or plain model. We know of a few cases where. an officer who answered a call for assislance at a hospital.bolh on and ofl duly. The Kubolan can help you lo better perform your duties. The reasons: lo avoid gelting injured or injuring the suspect because you didn't know what you were doing. Allhough badly hurl. Albuquerque . If suddenly surprised while walking or while talking to a suspect. and lo avoid needless liligation and law suits. First. Then you loo. The Kubotan-lrained officer applied the Kubotan to the patient's wrist. the Kubotan is practical. Takayuki Kubola Los Angeles John G. subduing the mental patient. thus making It possible for you lo immedialely react to trouble. In one case. Complele a Kubotan Inslllute cerlified train~ng program. because of the Kubolan. Four other officers were chasing the patient through the hospital trying to wrestle hlrn to the ground. should a suspect get "frisky" during the removal of a set of handcuffs. An officer who had been cerlified in the Kubolan arrived on the scene as a responding back-up unil. can tell "war stories" about it's effectiveness. The result: an important bullt-In safety feature. it's in your hand. They have commented that just carrying the Kubotan in their hand gives them an advantage over Ihe suspecl. the suspect stopped struggling and "agreed" to go along with the officer. Quickly. lhe single most important factor alfecling your salely is prolessional training. we'll let you discover [hem during your training and during your career. you will join the growing number of officers from around the world who have used it to "adjusl" a suspecL's allitude. Should you be lorced to use it. jails and from similar siluations. suspect's lives were saved. For example. while increasing your safety. Jr. should you drop it during a scuffle. Once trained and certified. and the only safe place to make mistakes. Undercover officers cite it's harmless looklng appearance and its easy concealability. he applied Ihe Kubotan L the o suspecl's wrist. had he been hrl once more with a baton. no one should know how lo use it. We hope lhal you will never need to use the Kubotan.

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Defensive Tactics With Flashlight and Ofliclal Kubotan Techniques. Surnma Cum ~a Laude. he transferred lo Ihe York County (PA) Sher~ll'sDepartment as a Deputy Sherrff. He is also co-founder. Takayuki Kubota. the Unlted States Government.* Educationally. Ihe Salt Lake City (Uf) Pol~ce Department. including: Reallstlc Defensive Taclics. J. Inc. lhe New Mex~coLaw Enforcemenl Academy.Boston University. in the Immobilizer. he has published over filly articles. v w* 3 w . with the Kubotan inventor. the Smith and Wesson Academy. John has also served as a management and training consultanl to many criminal juslice. John has been involved in the study of martial arts and police tactics since 1965.T ? @ @ a m w . Peters.JOHN G. JR. in the Action Conlrol Grip. Inc.w @ 3 @ ~ *~F w . the Escambia County (FL) Sherifl's Department. PETERS. Three more books by the author are being prepared tor publicalion during 1 984. Peters also sewed as Senior Research Associate lor a Massachuseltsbased criminal justice research firm. of Ihe Kubotan Institute. His b~ographical conlained in Who's Who i n the East. Edgar Hoover. I . in Ihe straight baton. and a Masler o l Business Adm~n~stration degree. from the University of Baltimore. many more. John is also a certrf~edinternational Instructor-Trainer in the Kubolan. military and security agencies including: the Los Angeles Police Department. Northern Essex Community College. Peters spent three years on Ihe Districl Attorney's Fugitive Squad. a Bachelor of Science degree. lrom Babson College. In the s~de-handle baton. He has also done post-gradual8 work in governmenlal hnance and accounting al Sultolk Untversily. a Master of Sclence degree. where he headed the Adof ministrative Bureau (seven divis~ons) and the Planning and Research Unit. He has also served over three years on the Bra~ntree (MA) Finance Committee. While Ihere. plus many. agenoes In Australia and Europe. in handcufling techniques and applicalions. the North Carollna Highway Patrol: the Massachuselts Crimlnal Justice Training Council. In 1978. Jr.+ . In 1972. He is a sketch is member of the college's Security Advisory Board. While Ihere. He holds a third degree black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and a firs1 degree black belt in Kodokan Judo. book chapters. He is one of the world's leading authorities on impacl weapons and defensive taclics. both Cum Laude lrom the Northern in V ~ r g ~ nCommunity College. Peters was awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree and a Cert~f~cate Correcttons. and became one ol the nalion's leading aulhorities in this lield. the Seallle (WA) Pollce Department. he conducted extensive research lnlo the area of management of crlminal invesligat~ons. Peters became the Stafl Executive (Civilian equivalent of Depul y Ch~ef) a Massachuselts police department. While Ihere. Pelers has also taught security managemenl and other relaled courses In Ihe Secur~tyProgram. Canada. Peters began his law enforecment career in 1969 when he was appoinled to the FBI as aclerical employee. Wilh Honors. the Slatf Training College. handbooks and 10x1 books. lrom Ihe School of Public Comrnun~cation. An avid aulhor. Montreal. Pelers joined the Northern York County (PA) Regional Police Department as a Police OflicerlSelf-Defense Specialist. Later.s . A member of the United States Secret Service Defensive Tactics Advlsory Panel. a division of the Defensive Tactics Inslilule. is president and founder of the Defensive Tactics Inslilule. I John G. he recetved a Letter of Commendation lor h ~ s Judo instruct~onfrom then FBI Director. brochures. in the riol baton. in firearm retention and disarming and In defensive tactics.

. . . . .33 Techniquesix . . .. . VEHICLE EXTRACTIONS . . . . . 16 TECHNIQUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VE-2 VE-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S. . . . . . . . Quebec. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Los Angeles Police Deplartment California Highway Patrol Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Clark County (WA) Sheriff's Depanmenl U. 23 Techniquefour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grasping a Pole (JB) . . . . . . . . . . . 14 . . .. . . . .53 . . . . . . . . . . . .The staff of the lnstltute has conducted training programs for many agencles. . . . . . . . . . . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Technique Five (Weak hand) . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . Questions and Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TechniqueTwo . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 47 Sitting on the Ground (DE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Grasping a Chair (Sf) . . . . . . . . . . . 50 SELF-DEFENSE Bearhug Defense (BH) . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Full Nelson Defense(FN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . National Park Service Salt Lake City Police Department Albuquerque Pollce Department Framingham (MA) Police Department Norlh Carolina Slate Highway Patrol TRAINING AGENCIES Massachusetts Crimrnal Justice Training Council Washington State Criminal Juslice Training Commission Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy Idaho P. . . . . . . TechntqueOne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 . . . . xii Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 0 PASSIVE RESISTANCE Sitting in a Chair ($1) . . . . . . . .20 . . . . . . . . .viii . . . 21 TechniqueThree . . . . .f Academy New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Sampson (NC) Technical College U. . . . . To mention a few: POLICE AGENCIES TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements. . . . . . 39 . . . . . . . . . Lying on the Ground (LY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Technique Five (Strong hand) . 44 . . . xii xiii . . . . . . . . . . . 34 . . Canada Joseph Harp (OK) Correctional Center Jefferson County (KY) Department of Correction Louisrana Slale Penitentiary SECURITY AGENCIES Interstate Secuity (Nuclear) Vermont Yankee Security (Nuclear) Washington Public Power Supply Syslems (Nuclear) Securlty Management Services Faulkner Hospilal TRANSPORTATION Massachusetts Bay Transit Aulhority . . . . . . . . . . . . vi Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . List of Agencies Trained . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . About rhe Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VE-3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rear Choke Defense (CH) Kicking Defense (KI) . . . . . School of Law Enforcement CORRECTIONAL AGENCIES Correctional Staff College. .36 . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . .

A 5V2 inch long cylindrical piece of plastic. A 5 % inch cylindrical piece of plasUc. KUBOTA. OFFICIAL KUBOTAN BASIC COURSE CARD. That is. The officlal certification issued by the Kubotan lnstitule to those persons who successfully complete a Kubotan Institute training course. then your right hand is your strong hand hand. OFFICIAL KUBOTAN KEY CHAIN. f hose procedures or lechniques based upon departmental policy. As used in this book. APPROPRIATE FOLLOW-UP PROCEDURES. . the leg or loot on the opposite side of your strong side. The card contains Ihe signatures of the Execulive Olrector and the Director of the Kubotan lnslitute. rules and regulations or other legal guidelines which you select and use after effecting Ihe arrest of an individual. The offlclalceni~icalion only applies to the techniques which are taught and approved by the Kubolan lnstitule and used with lhe official Kubotan. the opposile. and the Kubotan monogram on the other end. It conrains only those techniques which are approved and laught by Ihe instruclors and the staff of the Kubolan lnstilule. WEAK LEG (FOOT). i f you are rrghl handed. The official Kubotan training center. approximalely 518 inch in diameter. As used in lhis book. Co-founder (with Takayuki Kubota) and Director of the Kubolan Institute. The Kubotan lnstitute oversees all Kubotan training and cedificalion. Once certified. The official certification issued by the Kubotan inslilute to lhose persons who successfully complete the Kubotan Institute's eight-hour basic Kubotan training course. The offlc/al cerlrf~cat~on issued by the Kubotan lnslitute to those persons who successfully complete Ihe Kubolan Instltute's sixteen-hour Basic lnstruclor training course. the opposite. as previously defined. As used in this book. KUBOTAN. KUBOTAN INSTRUCTOR TRAINER CERTIFICATION. approximately 518 inch in diameter. JOHN. your rlght leg or fool. if you are left handed. The trainlng manual published by the Kubotan lnslitute. As used in this book. WEAK HAND. PETERS. The offlcial certlfication issued by the Kubotan lnslitute lo those persons who successlully complete the Kubotan Inslitute's Ihirty-two-hour Instructor Tra~ner Iraining course. then your left hand is your weak hand. KUBOTAN BASIC CERTIFICATION. under the leadership of Kubotan inventor. Inventor of Ihe Kubolan. ~f you are left handed. Ihe Instructor Trainer may certify others In Ihe Kubotan Instltule's Basic Instructor course. KUBOTAN BASIC INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION. if you draw and shoot your service weapon with your right hand. OFFICIAL KUBOTAN MANUAL. Also Executive Director of the Kubolan Institute. OFFICIAL KUBOTAN CERTIFICATION. your gun hand. and Ihe Kubolan Basic Inslructor. wilh Ihe Kubolan monogram stamped on one end. Once certified. The official card issued by the Kubotan Institute lo those persons who successfully compete the Kubolan Basic Course. KUBOTAN INSTITUTE. STRONG HAND. That is. Takayuki Kubota. wilh a key ring anached on one end. TAKAYUKI. your non-gun hand. the Basic lnstruclor may certify others in the Kubolan Instilule's Basic Course.STRONG LEG (FOOT). if you are rlghl handed.

and more specificlly. the Instrtute staff is aware of it's social responsibil~ty provide quality profeslo blnnal training at an affordable cosl so that it is cost effective for your agency lo conduct a training program. I unsure of a person's authorization and cerllflcation. These locations caupled with regional training centers and a travelling staff. To be notified of the next course in your area. lhal the issues of training. The Kubolan's effectiveness is based upon the princrple of paln compliance. cylindrical in design with Ihe Kubotan monogram stamped on one end. or for frns training via its HOST-A-COURSES program. military and security personnel from around the world. Of Importance is: the specificity of findings of such research and its relalionship to the course goals and objectives. or you may purchase lhem dlrectly from the Kubotan Institute. The Kubotan is easy to use. The officlal Kubotan is 5 ' 2 inches long. AND HOW MUCH DOES THE TRAINING COST? Indlvidual: Kubotan training courses are held on a regular basis across North America. is seldom. Cerlification is needed to prove that you have been deemed competent to have perlormed the task in question. if it is to become accepted by most slate training commissions or local police academies. Under Ihe effective and innovalive leadership of Executive Director Takayuki Kubola (Kubotan invenlor) the Kubolan lnstrlule has opened offices in Albuquerque. the Kubotan Institute uses a fixed fee schedule which does not vary with class size. In other words. and 1 very effective. Ventura. address and phone number to the Kubotan Instilute. or that you read the manual. you may visit one of Ihe Kubolan Institute's regional training centers. It is usually when a problem deveops such as the striking of someone with a flashlight. the agencies' legitimacy. the Kubolan is a small impact tool. please send your name. WHERE CAN 1 GET TRAINED AND CERTIFIED IN THE KUBOTAN. Generally. Merely saying that you received three or four hours of baton training. Jr. the education. For reduced training costs via its SHARE-A-COURSEB program. certification will surface. 3112 Seaborg Avenue. It also serves as the international clearinghouse for Kubotan related information. cases are replete with the defsnse attorney questioning . The Kubotan Is not taught or used as the lethal Yawara (judo) stick. if ever.. Certification implies that you were tested by a competenl. Inc. approximately 518 inch in diameter. NM and in Los Angeles. al least unlil you are called upon to defend il. must be based upon specillc criteria. like law making. If so. include the quality and intensity of the research conducted which supports the course of study. write lo the Institute on your offic~al lellerhead. defending the criteria upon which the certification is based . Being cast consious too. Through the use of s various wrist locks and control holds . WHY IS CERTIFICATION IMPORTANT? lnlernallonally recognized. Finally. WHAT IS THE KUBOTAN INSTITUTE? WHERE CAN I BUY A KUBOTAN? Kubotans can be purchased from local police equipment stores. These criteria. ISN'T THE KUBOTAN A SMALL YAWARA (JUDO) STICK? NO! Shihan Kubota developed the Kubotan from his Pen Technique. Ihe acceptance of the material on Ihe street and in a court of law. WHO CAN TEACH THE KUBOTAN? Only those persons who have successfully completed the Kubotan Instllules instructor certification course are authorized to teach the Kubolan.its staff Is aware of the current budgetary constraints which Itc~ve been placed upon governmental agencies. While the Kubotan lnslitute has salaries and overhead to pay like any ~jrqnnization. If (s)he cannol produce such certificatlon. The Kubolan lnslitiule oversees all Kubolan training and cenificalion. questioned by a court or similar body when first developed. CA. California 93003. For more information write to Reliapon Police Products. most anyone Can issue certification to you In a particular field of study or sklll (this is the easy parl). Peters. credibility. martial artists wlll deceptively clalm iheir ability to leach the f Kubotan.bolh causing in\ense pain . not quantity. Certification is a relatively simple concept.an attacker. legitimate and certified person who deemed you worthy of passing the course. You'll flnd that unlike many lraining organizations and individuals.QUESTIONS and ANSWERS The following is a lisl of lhe rnosl frequently asked questions about the Kubotan and lhe Kubotan Inslitute. however. For example. Many tlrnes. Department: The staff of your agency may deslre to have a number of personnel trained and certified in the Kubotan. if needed by the instructor to legitimately teach the course. the Kubotan Ins(i1ule is Lhe oflicial Kubotan training center. certification. speclal training and certification. Certification. ask to see hlslher Kubotan lnslitute instructor certificalion. 60th are internationally recognized criminal justice.especially in a court Of law . professionalism and proven track record bolh in the field and in a courl of law. WHAT IS THE KUBOTAN? Designed by Master Takayukl Kubota. can be restrained. and in the case of training organizations. write to the Kubotan Institute for additional informatlon. The monogram is shown below. the person cannot train and certify you in (he Kubotan.may be more diflicult. regardless of size. is no longer enough when il comes to defending your actions in court. have facilitated in the training of criminal justice. many times. military and security trainers. Suite C.11 was co-founded in 1979 by Shihan Takayuki Kubota and John G. This approach emphasizes quality.

Kubolan program). Course material is no1 police related. Write. The staff of the Kubotan Institute will only defend the official Kubotan training program and the off.. ATTENTION Community Relations Officers Join the growing number 01 criminal justice agencles that are improving their police-community relations through the sponsoring and the teaching of civilian-oriented Kubotan self-defense classes. on your official letterhead.the otficer's qualillcallons to use an impact tool or weapon. testing and cetlficatlon can not only prove that an officer is compelenl. and upon the quslificatlons of the lnslruclor and the certifying body.icial Kubotan. NOTE: The staff of rhe Kubolan lnslitule will stand behind it's training program. Remember: An officer's cenlflcallon is based upon the course content. but is designed for self-defense use by civilians. Ihe criteria which were used lo develop the program. 3112 Seaborg Avenue. course objectives and goals: and in the case of an outside Ihe deparlmenlal program (e. but also can help to insulate both you and the depanmenl from unnecessary litigalion. for more details: RELIAPON POLICE PRODUCTS. the instructor's qualilica~ions. Suite C Ventura. if necessary.g. California 93003 . well documented lralnlng. In essence. in a coun of law or other tribunal. The civilian program was designed and developed by the staff of the Kubotan Institute. testifying. INC.

up measures. domestic. and to help avord being kicked. begin lo grasp the suspecl's weak wrist w~th your weak hand. and step backward with your slrong leg. while holding Ihe Kubolan In your slrong hand. The rangers on your weak hand con: tlnue lo hold and to cradle the suspecl's weak wrist. so thal 11 IS horlzonlal to the ground. With the suspect lylng on hislher slomach. squeeze your weak hand whtle simultaneously pushing downward wlih your strong hand. domestic or corrsctional s~tualion). Malntaln pressure upon lhe wrisl lor pain compliance. (NOTE: the Kubotan 1 still applted to the s suspecl's weak wrist. correcl~onal 1-1. slreet.Grasp Ihe suspect's weak wtlsl wllh your weak hand.. Place the Kubolan over Ihe radial (top) wrist bone. (Matntain even pressure on both sides of Ihe Kubotan. barroom. Advance loward Ihe suspect wllh your weak leg (keep your ftrearm away from lhe suspect so (s)he Can't grab 11). barroom. The lefl end of Ihe Kubolan 1 placed s under your weak Ihumb. Technique Two may be npplied lo e~ther wrlst of (he suspect. Technique Two being apphed NOTE: the helps you lo malntaln a weak leg IS forward wh~ch Rtrong slance. 1 I 1-4. Apply pressure lo Ihs suspect's wrlst. . pulling and driving the suspecl lo the ground. qulckly handcufl the suspscls weak wrist. 1-2 1-3. Keep the Kubotan on an even plane and hook your weak thumb over Ihe end of he Kubolan.) Once handcuffed.1.) DO NOT ALLOW THE KUBOTAN TO SLIP AROUND THE WRIST. Faclng the suspecl's back. Ftnally.9. (s)he reluses 1-1 and beglns lo walk away (e. ACTION: F--Tw 1-2. TECHNIQUE TWO SITUATION: After advislng the suspecl thal @)he must go wrth you. silice thls voids Ihe Iechnloue. whlle keep~ng your h a r m farther nway from the suspect. keep to the stde of the suspecl to make applicatron easler. Doing so will allow you lo squeeze your hand more t~ghlly. 2-2.. wrlst (e. slreel. use approprraie follow.g.Next.TECHNIQUE ONE SITUATION: You grasp lhe suspect by ACTION: he wrlst or the suspecl grasps you by the situations). keeping it on the lnslde of the suspect's forearm. "* *B 4 h*T"V$W " ' 2. 8.

3-1. lnaklng lhe suspect lean lorward. thus minimizing and conlrolling the suspecl's movement. Nexl. forcelully push the Kubotan lnlo either elbow or Ihe bicep area.TECHNIQUE THREE 81TWATION: You are holding or walk~ng suspecl in a "Posil~on Advantage". walklng a person inlo Ihe booklng area. 3-1 Wlrh your lhumbs behind the suspecl's wrlsl. grasp Ihe susyour weak pnct's weak wrrst w ~ t h tlnnd. bend lhe suspecl's olbow by lhltlng Ihe wrlsl. Standlng sl~ghllylo [he lelt of [he suspecl. Aher the suspecl's elbow IS ! lightly bent. Holdlng Ihe Kubolan by one end w~ll make 11 easier lo apply lhls techn~que. Technique Three may be easily appl~ed(e. while holdlng h~slher bicep w ~ l h olher hand. lorcing the suspecl lo Ihe ground. Once upon the ground. The reason: to keep (he Kubolan slable. I 3-2. squeeze the Kubolan lighlly agatnst Ihe suspecl's radial (lop) wrlsl bone. b s +a?*% 3-3. I I 0 I a"%** 2-6. Aher your strong hand is next lo the suspecl's wrisl. Your thumbs are placed behlnd the suspect's weak wnst. That IS.e area). place the Kubotan over the rad~al (lop) wrist bone. handcull Ihe suspect's weak wrlsl.. S~mullnneously. The web of your hand (Ihe skin belween your lhurnb and Index linger) must be held tighlly against each side o l Lhe suspecl's weak wrisl. push Ihe end into the side o l the suspect's olbow (ulnar nerve area). You may wlsh to push the Kubolan into Ihe susoscl's uoper brcep area (brach~alner\. NOTE. push [he Kubolan between the suspect's weak arm and rtb area. and so lorlh). When the suspecl refuses Ihe lo move or makes hislher arm rgid. . while slighlly rotatlng Ihe Kubolan toward the lhumb Mainla~n pressure upon the wrlst lor paln compliance. you are hold~ngIhe suspecl's wrlst wtth one hand. pull h~slher weak wrlsl loward you. wrap your f~ngers around both ends of the Kubotan. you may wish to step over the suspect with both legs and lhen kneel on h~slher back. S~mullaneously. While squeezing and rolaling the Kubolan. [lie of 2-3.g. simulaneously slap backward wilh your strong foot. Simukaneously. lnro a court room. Holding [he Kubolan "microphone-style". ACTION: 2-4. step over Ihe suspect and kneel upon Ihe suspect's right shoulder wilh your strong leg. NOTE. Oepend~ng upon your body lype. 2-5. Now.

false your letl hand in preparation for blocking. 3-5. To handcuff lhe suspect. SImultaneously. squeeze the Kubolan agalnsl the suspecl's lhumb by draw~ngthe Kubotan toward your strong thumb. or at. ACTION: 3-5 4-1. While rnalntatnlng pressure with the Kubolan upon the suspect's wrist and lhumb areas.% 'a P 3-4. remove your weak hand whlle mainlalnrng the Kubolan thumb lock w ~ l hyour strong hand DO NOT BEND THE THUMB slnce 11 may break. and lo avoid belng krcked by the suspect. W11h Ihe Kubotan and your thumb cn place. barroom seu~ngs).+{ sLep backward w ~ t h your slrong fool. lor your safety during handcuftlng. do not straddle the suspect. I . wrap your weak thumb over the end ol the Kubolan Next. 1 c . A person allempts l o slr~ke you In the face wlrh a lefi punch. Remember Keep the Kubotan across the wrrst so thal 11 doesn't move around. domeslrc. pullrng Ihe suspect lacs down on10 the ground. step lo your strong side (outside the punch zone).Slide (he Kubotan down the suspscl's arm u n l ~ rt comes to l rest al the base of the thumb 'Lock ' your slrong lhumb behind the suspect's Ihumb. Once down. step over (he suspect and kneel upon hlslher shoulder w ~ l h your strong knee to rnlnlmlze hislher movemenl. slreel. correcor Ilonal. and to galn superlor control. Ihe 1 I X i TECHNIQUE FOUR Left Hand SITUATION: A person lries to punch you ~nthe lace w l ~ h hlslher left hand. apply downward pressure w ~ l h your weak Ihumb.g.. Paln control is applted by squeezing 11 wcth Ihe Kubotan Flnally. 4-2. by altemptlng lo make a flsl w t ~ h your left hand. templs lo grasp your s h ~ n badge (9. The reasons: lo rnelntacn superlor balance. Note Ihe posclion of Ihe Kubotan. Simultaneously. Your weak hand continues to hold Ihe suspect s wrlst 1 1 I 1 -*X + 3-7. When you see the punching attempt. 3-6. thus reduc~ng paln conlrol hold.

Alter slapping over the suspecl. S~mullaneously. Force Ihe suspecl onto Ihe ground. graspmg lhe Kubotan wilh your weak hand. slrtking the person's wrisl. Handcuff the suspect's weak wrisl. Close-up of fig. by squaezing Ihe Kubolan t~ghtlyon Ihe wrlst and by rotaring it slightly lorward. face down. or I ACTION: 4-6. 4-4. 4-8. b' " Y apply the Kubotan to suspect's wrlsl area by reachtng under hislher arm wllh your strong arm. lhurnbs locked under the wrlst. Slepp~ng backward will ard In the placement o l the suspect upon Ihe ground. 4-7. As the person lhrusls a r~ghthanded punch. 4-9. The reason. while mainlalning pressure on the wrisl wllh Ihe Kubolan. snap the Kubolan in an arc across your body at head level. TECHNIQUE FOUR Right Hand SITUATION: A person tries lo punch you in Ihe tace w ~ l h hislher rlghL hand. s srep over h~slher warsl. Stda view showing fhe tighl appl~cation the Kubotan (web of eliect) on the suspect's wrist. to give you superlor control. kneel on hrslher shoulder area with your strong knee. Slde stepplng Ihe punch. or allernpls to grasp your sh~rt badge. 4-3 showing the Kubolan clamped over the radial (top) wrtst bone Wrap your ilngers around the ends ol the Kubolan.4-3. whlle rnainlain~ngpressure and pain control on the suspect's wrisl. and lo minimize Ihe suspect's movemenl. 4-4 4-5. Alter the suspect 1 down. stcp backward wilh your strong leg. .

-". the person can'l punch or klck a l you) Force the person to the ground as shown in fig. Raise both of your hands as il lrying to grasp the person's wrist. Hav~ng Clamped Ihe person's wr~st. rJ ! . TECHNIQUE FIVE Strong Hand SITUATION: The suspecr reluses lo go w ~ l h after belng placed under arrest. the web of the hands creating the "gaskel" againsl b o ~ h sides of Ihe wrisl and the thumbs held firmly and pressing upward under the wrlst. "If you wan1 me.n' :&&A& 5 Ji'a 1 . 5-1 . w l ~ h your lhumbs under h~slher wrlst. come gel me. Wrap your llngers around the ends ot the Kubolan. 4-f4. Close-up showing the lhumbs and Ihe "gasket-lrke" eHect made by the web 01 borll hands. you (S)He ollers passlve restslance and says. 4-6 lhrough 4-8. 4 1 . creases your safely (s g . * J' 7 2.. This view also shows Ihe lighlness ol Ihe Kubotan over the person's wrist. dropp~ngyour strong foot backward complel~nga quarter turn You are now lo the rlghl s~deol Ihe person. 4-13." ACTION: d 4-12. 5-1.pivot on your weak foot. clarnpIng Ihe person's wr~stbelween your lhumbs and the Kubotan Squeeze tlghlly. wh~ch tn.4-10. Standlng in an inlerrogat~on In interrogat~on ' slance lacing Ihe suspect. I 4-1 1. Looking upward Note Ihe posllion of the thumbs.I. Prepare lo place Ihe Kubolan over Ihe radial wrist bone of Ihs person's wrist.

You remain in lhe lnlerrogatlon stance. Generally.. 5-9. Only i f necessary. F d 5-8.The nexl movemenl Is shown In 5-3. begln by rnovlng and polnllng 11 loward Ihe suspect's lelt shoulder area. T h ~ s vlew shows the proper posilion o l the Kubolan. brlnglng your weak arm under the suspecl's leH armpit. 5-7. q ~ -v r v .5-2. II also shows lhat Ihe suspecr's throat and neck areas are not being choked. Your weak hand grasps he suspect's righl blcep. Pushtng Inlo rhe shoulder area wllh Ihs Kubolan whlle s~multaneously p u l l ~ n g Ihe suspecl's r~ght b~cep loward you spln the suspecl so lhal you will be placed behlnd h~mlher. Grasp your strong hand w~th your weak hand and begtn lo apply pressure against the chest area with the Kubotan.a r x." w r r o 1 1 5-4. Your slrong hand IS holding lhe Kubolan firmly againsl and above Ihe suspecl's pecloral area. Your weak hand IS preparrng lo grasp Ihe suspecl's r~ghlarm.he Kubolan in10 the suspect's leh shoulder area. THIS IS NOT A CHOKING TECHNIQUE. Place you slrong thumb over Ihe end 01 [he Kubolan so [hat il doesn'l slip lhrough your slrong hand. Invert Ihe Kubotan by simply turning your slrong arm so that your lhumb is pointlng upward. Remove your weak hand from the suspect's ugh1 blcep. Holding the Kubolan In your slrong hand. here is where you will begtn Technique Flve. 5-5 . and lo Ihe r~ghtol lhe shoulder joinl. 5-3. b A. push the Kubolan into Ihs suspecl's abdominal area lo "soflen" h~mlher. 5-6. Push .Note the posllion of the Kubotan and the slrong wrlsl. 5-8 5-5. below the clavlcle bone.

s * 5-13. . Handcuff the susDect I I 5-4A. Wilh your strong knee pushed ~ n t o suspect's back.TECHNlQUE FIVE Weak Hand f SITUATION: Basically. brlng your weak hand between hislher lelt arm and nb cage. drop your weak leg back. slrnullaneously.) Alter the suspecl Is prone. Afler (s)he is upon the ground. You're lacing the suspect while holdtng the Kubotan rn your weak hand. il the subjecl is next to a wall or is sland~ng beside a vehrcle. Instead. push your slrong knee inro hislher back for support. 5-10. 5-6 lhrough 5-13 . 5-2A 5-3A. The lollowlno . Your strong hand IS placed on the suspecl's leR shoulder. 5-11. movements show ljie weak hand applrcal~on. Place (he Kubotan on the shoulder erlher hand You are now and grasp 11 w ~ t h ready to apply lhosc rnovemenls shown In frg. push lhe suspect on htslher leh shoulder uslng your strong hand . place your weak knee on Ihe suspect's lefl shoulder. 5-2A. wh~le llrmly holdlng onlo Ihe suspect's left wrlsl. ACTION: 5-1A. Ihe k n e ~Allow Ihe suspect lo slide down your slrong leg. push Ihe Kubolan inlo the susDeCl's shoulder blade area with your weak hand. The side view shows Lhe location ol your strong hand. push Ihe Kubotan into Ihe suspect's right shoulder blade area. Pushlng Lhe Klrhotan tnlo lhe chest area while s~nlullaneously pushtng it downward will force Ihe suspect to bend h~slher knees in preparatron lor Ihe lakedown However. This w ~ lforce the suspecl to pivot on l your srrong knee and roll onto h~slher stomach. Havlng turned the suspecl so lhal you are bshlnd hlmlher. Applying Lhe techn~que as shown In 5-1 Ihrough 5-5 may only place Ihe suspecl's back aaalnsl the wall o l the vehicle. I 5-12. Do nor drop onlo your knees as you will lose your balance. Slepping to Ihe oulstde of the suspecl. As the suspect's knees begln L bend. appicalion o l the previous technique may not be possible.Y % Y I % " T g - **. the same as described In Techntque Flve (Strong Hand). TO insure maximum control. To sptn the suspect. grasp the suspecl's wrist by reachtng between hislher arm and r ~ cage. pull up slightthe ly on [he suspect's lelt wrisl while pushlng the Kubolan into the chesl. Force Ihe suspect to the ground by pushlng Ihe Kubotan inlo the chesl area. (The suspect will pivol toward y w r lefl. keepmng your strong leg benl a. b I. remove your o weak hand lrom Ihe Kubolan and grasp the suspect's lefi wrhsI. b *X"?' * &. This will give you superior conlrol and m~nim~ze the suspecl's movement.

2 ACTION: 6-4. To handcufl lrom a siandmg posilion. **% '"r ' * 7% 9% wt -* . bul no1 Ilghlly. Close-up of the Kubolan being placed belwssn the suspect's lingers. hold the handcuti In your slrong arm. squeeze both Ihe susoect's finaers and Ihe Kubolan. Notlce lhal il IS placed agalnsl the web ot Ihe suspcci's f~ngers. Next. Then. The Kubolan ISvery effective for a pain control dur~ng cursory "pat-down'' typr: search II the suspect a should resisl. prepare ti handcufl I I 6-3. While squeering the suspecl's )ell hand. keepIng your firearm LO your righl rear. Nolice lhar your weak hand 1 palm loward you s 6. lnserl [he Kubolan between any IWO ol the suspecl's t~ngers Push (he Kubolan lhrough Lhe f~ngersso lhaf ~tgoes belween your fingers loo. and lo be watchful for sudden movemenLs. Approach wlth your weak leg. reach under Ihe suspecl's righl bicep w ~ l h your slrong hand and handcufl the wrisl. place your weak hsrld belween Ihe suspecl's arm and back.1. I I i. 6-3 . Continue wilh appropriale follow-up measures. 6-7. have h~mlher place Ihe lelt hand behind. Should the suspect suddenly move. 6-5. T h ~ s keep your lirearm will from becoming read~ly ava~lahlu lo Ihe suspect should (s)he suddenly lurn around and try l o grab it. Tell lhe suspecl lo place hislher rcght hand on hislher neck. Remember lo rnalnlaln good balance. agalnsl Ihe back. Postl~on suspecl so lhal fhe @)he cannot see you This can generally be done by having Ihe suspecl turn away from y o u 6-6. Facing (he suspect.TECHNIQUE SIX SITUATION: Frisking and handcufl~ng suspecr. :I 1 "I i 4 " 6-2. you need only lo squeeze your t~ngersaround the suspecl's 11ngersand the Kubotan. wilh hislher arms ralsed.

squeeze It againsi Ihe drlver's wrlsl and pull llislher hand from Ihe steer~ngwheel. kneel. Slep lo your lefl and pull Ihe drlver from the vehlcle. VE1. Remember l o form a "~askal" with Ihe web of each hand. whlle helplng to mlnimlze histher movement. 11 necessary. Place Ihe Kubolan over the driver's left rad~al (top) wrisl bone. however. Havlng approached the vehi- cle in a safely prescribed manner. whlle bendlng Ihe drlver's arm al Ihe elbow. 7 VE1 -I VEI-5. Step over lhe driver wilh your slrong teg. il ls recommended Ihal you hold 11 In your non-gun hand. View from Ihe opposi[e stde showing srrong knee place- ment. open the driver's door when @)he reluses l o exil the vehicle. ACTION: VE1-4. As you pull rhe hand from Ihe wheel.1. placing your knee upon Ihe driver's rlghl shoulder. reach loward the driver's lefl wrist with bolh ol your hands. NOTE YOUmay hold the Kubolan In e~therhand. "Lock" your lhumbs under Ihe dr~ver'swr~st elth your lingers wrapped over each end ol Ihe Kubolan. VE1-7. 1 . VE1-6. Wilh rhe Kubolan l~rmly In place. This will provfde you wtth a superior pos~t~on.between hrslher blcep and rrb cage. The reason: to aid In the drawlna o l vour Ilrearm. This lechncque a simllar lo Technique Two. Keeping a firm hold upon Ihe driver's wrrsl wllh Ihe Kubolan. step back (alongs~de the vehlcle). Your rlghl hand will go under lhe driver's lell arm . lace down. This w ~ l lhelp you In removing the drlver lrom Ihe vehlcle. Keep pressure upon driver's wrisr with the Kubolan lor pain compliance. Your right hand w~lfgo under the driver's left wrisl w ~ t h both 01 your hands. Nexl. Rotale the Kubolan lorward towar6 the thumb. VE1-3. *i f -"" VEI-2. NOTE: Conlrol the driver's right arm by placing your left ankle next lo hislher bicep .VEHICLE EXTRACTIONS SITUATION: A molorrsf reluses to exrt the vehicle. pull his/ her wrisl loward Ihe cenler of Ihe back. Having slepped over Ihe drrvsr's body wblh both legs. placlrlg the drrver upon the ground.

crease your safety. whlle bendlng Ihe dr~ver'sarm al the elbow Your salety 1 ~ncreasedas you are s no1 in Ihe lrall~c lane. you may be struck by passing traffic. To salely handcuff Ihe driver. A vtew from underneath shows Ihe proper grasping of Ihe driver's lelf hand. or thete may r ~ obe a salo opporl [unity to place the driver lnlo (his posil~on(e. Keep~ng pressure on Lhe driver's wrlsl w ~ l h Ihe Kubolan proceed to handcufl the drlver. inlerseclion. Thcrefore. due lo your posil~on~ng Nexl. Hav~ngapproached the veh~cle In a salely prescr~bed manner. To do so. Keeping your lelr leg lorward and your righl leg back (this keeps your 11:earm back loo). VE2-1. Once you have grasped the drlver's wrlst. VE2-4. your control over rhe suspect 1s greater loo. ob~ain your handcuffs. Nexl. keep pressure on hcslher wrist wllh the Kubolan VE2-2. you cannot always place Ihe driver alongside the veh~cle:(s)he may be struck by passiiig lralfic. Keep I ~ r mcontrol of lhe dr~ver's lell wrist uslng the Kubolan. wilh your thumb under the dnver's wrisl. step lo Ihe rlghl slde of the dnver. to mainlain conlrol of rhe driver's arm: and to be lnlo poslllon lor olher lechnique appl~carions. reach toward the driver's lefl wrlsc w ~ t h your lefl hand. you musl place the dr~ver over lhe lrunk of the veh~cle aflef (s)he has been removed. ACTION: + a r s VE1-8. Grasp Ihe drlver's lei1 wrlsl wllh your lefl hand. Close.I SITUATION: A motonsl refuses lo exit the vehlcle. glass and so forth). sl~de the Kubolan down Ihe driver's forearrn toward [he lhumb . simply pivot on your right fool and pull the driver in a semicircular mollon.g . Obviously. forcefully push Ihe Kubotan inlo Ihe driver's lell bicep or elbow area. open the driver's door when (s)he refuses lo ex11 the vehicle. You may lean ngalnsl the dr~vcr's sidc of \he vehiclo for support Once Lhe dr~var has been laced over Ihe trunk. and lhen handcull lhe drlver's leH wrlst. Push lhe Kubolan into Ihe driver's blcep or elbow area unlil @)he is lorced lo the r~ght and down inlo the seal.up vrew 01 holdtng the driver down m preparalion for handcufifng To handcuff remove onc o l your hands. VE2-3. water. The reasons: to in. remove one 01 your hands from the dnver's wrlsl. Your left hand musl be palm down. VE1-10. VE1-8 VE1-9. This lechncque 1 s~mltar to s Technique Three.

Close-up of lhe Kubotan and the thumb lack Nexl. Staylng behfnd he drlver's door. Remove your left hand lrom (he drlver's leh wrist. ACTION: R L VE3-1. 1 VEJ-2. have hlmlher bend at lhe knees and pul the rlght arm behlnd the back. 'causing pain compllance. applylng I I0 Ihe drrver's rlghl I wrist. After pulling the driver from Ihe vehicle. beneath the wlndow ' a VE3-4 VE3-5. SITUATION: A motoris1 reluses lo exil Ihe vehrcle. "lock'' your slrong rhumb behtnd lhe suspect's Ihumb. Grasp the driver's lell wrlsl wrlh your lell hand. The Kubotan IS placed against the driver's ulnar (bottom) wrlsl bone wilh yourthumb hooked over Ihe Radial (top) wrisl bone. the CAUTION: Watch Ihe drrver's rrghl hand There have been slluatlons where drivers have had firearms mounted on the tns~deof the door. / r + + -. w 4VE3-5 VE3-6. w ~ l h your left thumb hooklng the end and Ihe underside of the Kubolan. reach lhrouah the open driver's wlndow. lhumb on lor. you may use rhe lechniaues shown rn Ila. Affer Ihe driver has ex~ted the veh~cle. VE3-3 VE2-6. Your righl thumb should be hooked over the dnver's rad~al (lop) wrlsl bone. placing the l Kubaran upon Ihe ulnar (bonom) wrtsl bone. sland to Ihe rear of Ihe door e. (S)He wltl also use the rtght hand Io unbuckle he seal bell or Ihe shoulder harness As the dr~verpushes open the door. .thus reducmg the pain control hold. oblain your handcuffs. squeeze the Kubotan agalnsl the suspecr's lhumb by drawfng i l loward your rrghl (humb. ibward Ihe drlver's left wrrst w ~ t hyour lelt hand NOTE: To avoid belng pushed Into lrafflc should the dr~versuddenly lhrust open Ihe driver's door. and wrap your weak lhumb over the end of Ihe Kubolan.afeiy prescribed manner. Your lefl hand con. Havrng drawn the Kubolan into the base of (he driver's letl thumb. of Ihe drrver's wrisl. and then walk Ihe drtver lo the trunk. move lo your left while keeplng consiani pressure on Ihe wrrsl w ~ t h Kubotan.3-7 or VE3-4.5 . Havlna ao~roachedthe vehrcle n a . Squeeze the Kubolan agalnsl Ihe ulnar (bollom) wrlsl bone and pull the driver's left arm through the open wtndow. reach over the drrver's lelt arm w~lh your r ~ g h arm. Remove Ihe Kubotan lrom the driver's lefl wrtst. Simulfaneously. Use appropriate follow-up procedures. VE3-3. pull (he driver's arm lhrough Ihe open wlndow. and handcuff Ihe drlver. Grasp Ihe end of the Kubolan with your lefl finger.V E Z . Nexl. and advrse hlmlher lo open Ihe drlver's door from Ihe outside w~lh hlslher righl hand. Change the poslllon of your let1 hand so that your ten f~ngsrsare over the lop of Lhe dr~ver's wrisl. release one ol your hands. linues lo Ilotd Ihe dr~ver's lefl wrisl. apply downward pressure wtlh your lefl thumb by allernpling lo make a lrst wllh your lelt hand. Squeeze the Kubolan agalnsl the drrver's rrghl wrlsl causrng paln compliance. Keep Ihe Kubotan across Ihe wfrsl so lhal 11 doesn't move a~ound. Atter the driver has leaned over the trunk. 3-6. Squeeze.

whlle the rrght hand places the Kubolan across the srrspecl's righl wrist. sl~deIhe Kubotan down Ihe suspect's lurearm untill ~trcaches (he base of the thumb. Pull Ihe person's hand lrom Ihe chair seal and slep back. Tho Kubolan appi. Use appropriale lollow~up moasurcs SI-2. Obtaln a thumb lock as shown and described in 3-4.g. . hind lhe wrisl. Reach between Ihe person's rlghl arm and rib cage wrth your lelt arm. Usc appropriate loltow-up measures. - ACTION: SI-4. push the K u b l a n lnlo (he person's btcep 'or elbow As the suspecl leans lorward. SI-1. Forcelully. apply Techn~quaTwo. Techn~que Three may also be used lo remove the person from {he cha~r Grasp the per. ~ h SI-5. To remove Ihe person. 51-3. squeeze lightly causlng pacn compliance. domesl~c. Approach the person who is sttltng in a cllalr from ether Ihe r~ght or Ihe left rear corner. pull Ihe !eR w r ~ s lfrom Ihe cha~rseal.ed. (S)he m ~ g hbe sitling in a cha~r s~mllar i or pbece of lurni~ure (e.. son's lelt wrisl with your weak hand. Nolice lhal the suspecl has grasped the sides o l (he chabr seal w ~ bolh his hands. Your lingers wrap around the ends o l Ihe Kubotan.PASSIVE RESISTANCE Sitting in a Chair SITUATION: A person retuses lo sland. correctional selt~ngs). Techn~queTwo as applied on \he person's left side. barroom. Nexl. with your lhumbs "locked" be.

The reasons: lo keep good balance and lo keep your Ilrearm away lrom the person.-. and your llngers wrap around both ends of the Kubolan Remember to produce the "gasket" whlch w~ll keep Ihe Kubolan slable. squeeze the Kubolan tightly.. domeslic. Keep your left fool forward. Place the Kubotan over the person's rcghl radial (lop) wrist bone. and refuses lo lel go. JB-1. ACTION: ACTION: ST-1. reach between hislher forearm and rib cage wlth your weak hand. From the person's righl. JB-2.. I R-R . 2-6. keep~ngyour lhumbs behind the person's wrist. and pull the person's hand lrom the chair back./' t .Grasping a Pole . barroom.g. - PASSIVE RESISTANCE . correct~onal sell~ngs). inmate or olher person grasps a cyl~ndrical objecl.PASSIVE RESISTANCE Grasping a Chair SITUATION: A person grabs a chair back or similar ~ l e m reluses lo subm~l and lo an arrest (e. Apply Technique TWOlo the person's wrtst. Wrap your lingers around the ends of the Kubotan. Approach the person from a posil~onof advantage. ST-3. Notwe rhe "gasket-type" eflecl which is produced by Ihe web ol the hands. . Place the Kubotan over lhe person's righl wrlst wllll your strong hand. Next. Side vlew of the Kuboten placed over the person's wrisf. Apply the Kubolan across the person's radial (lop) wrlsl bone: Technique Two. rolale the Kubolan loward hislher lhvrnb and handcuH as shown and described in lig. white reach~ng under Ihe person's forcnr~n with your weak hand. ST-2. r~ght leg back. such as a jail bar. JB-3. Your lhumbs are placed under Ihe person's ulnar (botlom) wrist bone.SITUATION: A suspecr. Keep your firearm away and keep good balance. Approach the person from either the right or the lefl rear corner. Afler the suspect's hand is removed.

' . and rotate it toward the person's thumb. JB-5 JB-6. the Kihtm U W k 0 b pprrsgl's Ulrrrp~ e . place your weak knee upon the person's right shoulder blade to control histher movement. Once upon the ground. and refuses to elther s stand andlor leave when you ask himlher i o do so (e. arms folded. and sa forrh). Pull the person's arm toward Ihe ground whlle squeezing and rotating the Kubolan (rotate 11 toward the Iherntr).g. Ibortwn) wrist h &CO m) -7. PASSIVE RESISTANCE Slttlng on the Qromd SITUATION: A person 1 sittlng on the ground. Contlnue pressure with the Kubotan while pkcing the person upon the ground face down.JB-4. you may find the person's hands and wrlsts are so tightly lodged under the arm pits. The remedy: push the edge of Re Kubotan Into the top of the person's hand or wrist. and lhen ha&M ltm reslrallned wrist. Keep pressure on the person's wrbt with the Kubotan. strikers. puH the person's wrist down and toward your waist. Squeeze the Kubotan tightly. w.you may place IhB perm's hearm mY W ~ W f h P Fur strong leg berrt a0 the knett for gond Manta and to w e In the plachg of your weclk knee upan the person'a r l ~ M shoufder DE-3. intox~caled persons. that it's impossible to place the Kubotan under the wrist. while taking a step backward. In a few cases. This wit1 cause the person's knees to bend. Straighten the person's arm (no bend at the elbow) so that you can keep better control of the person.. irrsert the Kutmtan under the wrist. M8de. When the person's hand moves away from the arm pit. Next. &ah yow handcuffs. demonstrators. Fbf addklonalsupport. To handwlt. with your &rangI h d p h ed over h/gfher R a d i i wrist bone. - ACT ION: JB-5. passive resisters. rdease the p e m ' s wkt d b one of your hands.

Once applied. Simply place the shorl ham of Ihe neck between the Kubolan and your thumb and Ihen lifi. A very eff ective technique is lo "clothes p ~ n " the person's ear. You may also "plnch" Ihe harr belween your lhumb and Ihe Kubotan. You may also push the Kubotan inlo the person's back. DE-9 DE-6. you may apply Techniques Two or Three. DE-8. mosl l~kely. DE-7. Rear vtew showtng proper lhumb placement. . lor handcuffing. push Ihe end ol (he Kubotan into the elbow or blcep. Slmply "plnch" the ear bslween Ihe lhumb and the Kubolan. lace down. or yuu may place h~mlherupon the ground.DE-4. now be poslt~oned will across Ihe rop ol Ihe hand. wrapping your fingers around irs end wilh your thumb "locked" behind the person's wr~sl. After the arm 1 free. and pull Ihe person's arm away and to the lefl. Another remedy is lo grasp the person's left wrlst with your weak hand. The Kuboran In place. you may have the person stand. Grasp the Kubolan with your weak hand. Your weak hand should "cup" the person's ch~n and asslsl hlmlher lrom the silIlng posllion. Cupping the person's chin In your weak hand. just below the shoulder blade. Then. 1111 lhe person lo hislher leet. DE-10. The Kubolan. DE-9. push Ihe Kubotan into the back and with an upward "scooping" molion. Squeeze Irghtly. s DE-5. pull the person's arm slighlly away from the chest so thal your weak arm can be placed belween the person's chesl and forearm.

domestic. heavy coal. ACTION: ACTION: LY-1. Generally. correctional settings). and so forth). NOTE: Thls lechnique will have linle ~mpact. barroom. If the attacker is wearlng a long. rhe KU-botanIS In your strong hand.g. - BEARHUG DEFENSE I . To roll the person. Bend over (he person's upper body and push the edge of Ihe Kubolan into the chest. your approach will be made bv walkina toward the shoulder. Press the end ol the Kubolan lnlo the top of the anacker's hand. Close-up showing the proper method of pushing rhe Kubolan into Ihe attacker's hand. 1 - - BH-3. . thrusl Ihe Kubolan Into the altacker's lower abdominal area.PASSIVE RESISTANCE Lying on the Ground SITUATION: A person lyrng on hlslher back reluses lo ellher stand andtor leave when you ask them to do so (e. You may then lift the person from [he ground. ralse your hands by bending your arms at the elbow. AS shown. LY-2. quickly walk around hislher head unlill the person is lace down. step l o your leR (Kubolan Is in your right hand). BH-2.g demonslralors. Approach the person on an angle l o minimlze the rlsk 01 balng klcked. SITUATION: A person refuses to stand (S)he mlghl be sllllng in a chair or s~mllar piece of furnilure (e. Apply Techniques Two. LY-3. intoxicated persons.. As Ihe person reaches lor your hand or lor the Kubotan. passrve reslslers. Arms plnned by your side. Three or Four lo Ihe person's wrisl. BH-1. grasp hislher left arm wlth your weak hand i v w x " LY-4. Then. Keep pressure on it unlll the person's arms reach loward the Kubolan. or roll face down for hlmlher over hand culling. strikers. If your arms are plnned so tightly lhat you can'l raise your hands.

correctional selt~ngs).. lower your weak arm. quickly Step to your left.g.FULL NELSON DEFENSE SITUATION: A person manages lo place you inlo a FUII Nelson (e. Thls IS easrly I I'r . lorcelullv press one end o l the Kubotan lnlo [he ailacker's forearm muscles and tendons Keep lrrm l pressure on this area u n l ~the altacker releases hlslher grcp. S~multaneouson ly. while presslng an end of the Kubolan lnlo lhe attacker's hand ACTION: I KI-1. street. and push Ihe Kubolan rnlo (he allacker's stomach or lower abdornrnal area.g. dorneslic. Grasp one of the allack- KICKlNG DEFENSE SITUATION: A pcrson allcmpls 1 klck you uslng a tronl snap k ~ c k8 g .As soon as you're choked. done by slepprng back w11hyour right fool w h ~ l e p~voling (he ball of your left 1001. When Ihs Full Nelson hold 1 applied. snap the Kubotan lnto the kicker's s h ~ n area. lifl s your arms upward. ' b g '9 . er's hands w ~ t h your weak hand. Step lorward holdcng onto the anacker's hand Slmullaneously. FN-1. correctional seltlngs) ACTION: ACTION: CH-1. FN-2. turn your chcn into Ihe " V " ol the altacker's elbow The reason: so vou can brealhe Then.. dornesl~c. domeslic. barroom. : FN-3 . When the person bsg~ns k r k w ~ t h lo hlslner r~ghl foot. \ ' 17 / t FN-3. slreel. As Ihe anacker loosens hlslher grip. correct~onal selllngs). slreel. barroom. I REAR CHOKE DEFENSE SITUATION: An atlacker chokes you lrom behlnd (e. bar0 ( I room.

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