KNIFE

HANDLING
for

SELF DEFENSE

by George

B. Wallace

KliIFE lWIDLIl'IG

roa

SELl'-DElENSE

Geo'rge

B ~ WallacoS

Books Cali! ~ Printed 1D.ngeles. rape t theft t murder.n the Uni ted States every 16 seconds.ny tOI'll.Cop. de recae . aesauj.sibl11 ty or liabil1 ty for ao.c:tloIlB contained 111 tb.rat Le seldom thought of in an emergency.. In the majority of eases.18 volume. right ~ He1ther the author nor the publisher accepts or aseuaee any rsspoD.. the United States or America .O. how to use it properly.nstru.!'ly every bome has and . sustained by anyone 88 8.1gllt by George B. 197' All rights reserved.y per-eoas. Wallace. ant physical conr. lIox ~7~ Los J. A1most every day 1.DJ' portiQns thereot in a. 9 P.. result ot the use or practice of 8JlY of the i.conte et.ca unleea he is cornered. ballwaya elevators and even in the privecy ot the hoee ... including the to eepeoduce ttl1s book or B. People are being attacked ill parking Iota dark streets.o.der with one of tbe tools of ee Lr-.n the week one can read of robbery.L inj\l1'i. t and riot..nson Family". skilled or "professional burglar" does not . 90028 Walmac.to acquaint tbe rea. However.n knlte It ia the one weapontbat nea. suppose he is tt"apped or the more dangerous type of housebreaker is involved t such as the nk111 for kicks" type? It is then the obligation of a citizen to "protect and det. 8 TbEli purpose of this manual is .nd the lives of himself and bois family.rr. 1 I Tbere is a burglary d. or if S. Case in point being the "Tate Murder case" lovol ving the llMa. namely the kitche.

.I<1ng..1.. 'O 'O 6 6 6 9 10 10 13 H 14 Vb. tact the first duel to be ..TUCKS Det:nse • • • ....ined kno". Even 'tho USb.itive people ga. •• TJl.1J' gentlemen I . Their primary function WQ.nl:m. •• ~~ 24 ~~ 31 ~~ .a.not servants.D......t dueling. .. I j . ..te IJeap0.ite came into being. ays ready. _.. Mothod... Metbad of Blocking & Booking Vri.S to obtain food I!LD. colorful aDd pug-_ DB.8 ~ ~....tG..ga.. at St'r. Bo'th .y. In. to Strike . As tbese prill."us al .1IlBt Def.n B tirst weapoDB Or Bllr'Vival. the etolle k:n.1s favorite veapon . WIll THE BIJ.1s day but tb.PIU:PACE.liIllG TIPS :::::: ::: ~ 2~ 23 23 40 40 40 40 41 42 Stones and e1 tibe ... • • • .... COMIIOI! SEIISE IN SELF-DEFElllIE....DE ALONG THE AIll'I.. Eecl!luse •••• ~oc.cks p.ed . of Blocking •••• " •••••••• ".t.ere were many ot. Calle and b..lt~acks. In fact...eD.. AlID DEFENSES A.. TABLE OF CONTEI'Ij!....• ••• 39 oee auch example 'Was 8.••• Changing XnU...lB: atateBIIUlD. Henry Clay.•• " •• " •• Metbod.ggel"s.gat in the Am.. the..ll extremely violent bistory as regards JIS. SELF-CQ/1FIDENCE C~T TIPS DISTllACTIOI!S..erican Colonies employed the uee of d....D 18 use of the kni. \lb.. ".ere permitted the pr1v1.. (Cant "d P.1ege o."ledge 14 the construction and shaping of tools.ll. DetensiT8 Stance w1th ...nst A~taCkB •••••• Kni:f"e Fighter •.... and how to use it... ~•..ere to Strike . .S INTRODUCTION gi~~gmg~· :::::::: OONT..nst C~Ub ..dly cut..PONS..se Aga..Knife Hidden.... • • • • • . Gra~b1ng At:B..»:: TIPES OF EDGED WEl. the bOwie khife... discDv'ery of metal.. In his man.....clous du. • .... 1m1Ttes became more and more sought arter as a fighting weapon.. appeared..y f1gb.22) . zas KlIll'E VEIlllUS THE Glrl!.the name ot caeeaue Marcellus Cl8.llCeB......SOck.... It wasnlt until the Stone Age vas nearly over that tne true fighting knif.. firearms bad been dnvent. but lived to sutfer punishment by tbe leaders of the commUIti t.la and other tribes ot men.. I ~ Typioal. 'O •••••••• ".. XnUe l'1ghtiDg St!l...:y~ He ""tiS 8 Cousin or the famol.Pront.r..ere IIS..reeee Bowie and biB famolUl knife is perhnpa the most not ed righter of b... be wrote a history af tbe bowi.nst at-tacks by wild a.. Ilolding Xnite tor Slaoh and ~hru....fe against his fellow aan ..beee tba t did not baye the publicity ttlat Bowie received and deserved~ I Dflt~n8e Aga~1l8t ~ ner eaee Aga. tra" Ilightta lAft Iland Bullet1 t'u. 17 Tbis country from tbe 1600 i B to about tal! H360 B has 8...elist of the Old South by. V1tb tb. •• ~••. • ....Olen vere ba....y did not a1 waya prove reliable or accurat9~ The knite "..t... he used the pistol.fou.a. • .d belp defend Rgai.

#4.long arm. When al8.dy to parry or blook oppcnentis hande or roet.Sy to protect the v1 tal organs.resB dO'frlnwElrdto geeuee .fe that has DO croBB-guard. SlASHING Wben working with 8 kJl.eld 10. U8ua~ly toe f1ghting 1s done in a cautious fencing Btyle.nBt .D. otb. Photo~ #1 1s preferable when facing aoother knifer.1dden trom tbe attackers view. A good stance 'because it is #5.!e 19 1n view ~ Depending OD. the right hand h. DEPElISlVE STANCE III!I!H KNIFE ElIDDElI Ba.2 & . slashing and blocking that the knit.d the dght hand tor SIlid&. 6 . al1gntly bent at the AND TIIROSTiliG knees for quick moves. In tbi.B aide tbe knite held in blade a.sb.ce. pbotos. cutting ror-e e 1e Deeded.erhand behind forearm can be used for B upport. #6.1gh't band &l1d p. The teet are apart tor balance BOLDING KNIFE paR vle. use left hand over J'.0 such a way that the hand v1.w.TYPICAL KNIPE FIGHTING STAlICES In.t edge ot knife blade does not twist sideways.1. Tn.ter. #? ~ In thrusting uee left hand cupped around butt end of Im1fe for the thrust B. anyone 01 these een be used 'Where tbe element ot surprise 1. be sure knife 1s held firmly asa1. you will note ttLat the lmi.ight for good balac.11 not slip down blade edge 5 \/ben knife is used tor blocking.the style of the kD. you will notioe tho right hand with the Sharp edge away from eoeeabout Bhoulder widt'h and.iog downward and extra. I #8.9 DOt necessary or possible.forearm BO tba. arm. is held firmly and 1. The 1ttft hand 1B re8. i't ie important 'when thrus ting. The knife is b.1. If necessary.Ilco. #1.a upper body is stra.

guiding 'blade. This particular usage IIlB. Ditto #4. Downward 'tbr""t of collarbone4 I I #fJ.IIE'l'IIODS OP STRlXING able torce whe. but it can be useful for maintaining 8 grip or pulling opponent ort balance for other strikes 9 . triking..te & death struggle ~ it ia necessary 'that every blow COl. There are times ~he.. #2.e a l1. Keep 8.. attack Palo! up.D. At the moment or str:lkitlg.. b.g ot muscles will slow :. Lett band ia pla..t6.le and shoves.ere 1 ebue set4 ting up opponent tor rest of counter attack. I #7.e angle of attaok or defense. butt end ot knife Right Iland 10 used for method helps ol1"in" to Blid1llg dow blade to back or bollow #5. s I. grip hand.aad. So the hand nolding knite can punch ribs or slsB'IIIb.emely important to use C DDB ide-I""" #1.rour »eapcnsea .U1.D. Palm It 1s erlr..Le tirmJ.ced OD.n. top right hand for added pr-ee sure ~ or I I Left band cup. DOWIl~ard slash thru clotblng. Knife 18 wrapped around wrist witb blade edge cutt1. secure but relaxed grip OD kDite handle. slashing down.y Dot come into play very ot"ten. Ditto #1. #4. the knite cannot be put to instant use because Df th. TeJlB1. This danger of right hand edge. .ng into wrist.A. to side or neck. #3.

is The palm used tor 'Knife tbe oupping Bupport Right fr~m 'the butt and of wben thrusting. keep point aiming at opponent. knife N3. point to drop and bandle 18 caught between fingers per Pb. Blade 1s held along forearm. SInce there iana guard 'to 'prevent hand from slipping. #S. 11 &: #8. band to front w1th point #54 Left hand grabs ha:ndlefl.injury otber Sbiftin. Knife can be kept: in that POBt tiOD for fencing 01" folded back along left forearm. Example Photo t e. pail" of sci.'"om underneath. matcb. forward.. WeigM of blade all.". Photo' 9 #7 't c #10 111uEltrate grip.10B ti tut B Weapons Sometimes the only weapons available are a small paring knite or 8. com- If necessary to shift knife. Do Dot release rigbt hand until sure lett band hae knif •• {l6. It may make him wary and allow you to complete ohenge . Left hand ha e knife with blad. handle ae he Id between f1nger8. "to Left Hand Ohanging from knife an . They should be 'Used in a punching or tbruettng menner.to.g may be necessary to knife Neyer tOB8 'knife IT""iiiiy be dropped bat 'may ueve ohanged to a fencing band to confuse Dr one band tbe style opponBnt~ of other.aorB. Be #2. facing Bring dght opponent. #4.ME~1I0DS OP STRIXING COIIT' D On cccae ron 1 t might be nece eaar'y to use tbruBt immediately. ? 10 11 . to the from one hand to the or knocke d to floor. 51. if!.

#J.itb blade edge at an angle in ordsl.' to get a good bite. 'The blow can De a round- such Thi8 blow could be a be okband ot" 8 atraigbt punch to cheee . As you block roundhouse Md backhand blowe.nt of tho METHOD It is used to drag or balance for other strikes. tbe defender arm.reee or downward strike club attaok #1. Tbis already occur-s when blooking arms coming down or up. 12 I} ..e .oted wrist of' a right puncc. Porearm bloc-leba8 tbe support of tne left band. given bere to bead. 115. inside 12. in pla. #4. OP BLOCKING AND HOOKING pull against WRIST oppone.MmHODS OF BLOCKING witb knite. be euce and If blade 18 twi·sted aid aCSJU'lot ~H8abla attackers Wh1le blocking have a firm gr1p~ ways. Knit. and tendons. Tbla eupport might be neeeee ar-y against large 0ppoJlent. 'ForoBrm block off on outeide arm. ThiB block La dir.. 88 bcuee punch to . #6. slide blade upv8l"de in order to cut muscle. Roll knife over top ot arm and at same time turn fist over 80 !mife edge will fsce attackers wr:1at.

Stomacb.sh on el'tber cause death.Jugular veill UDdttr nAdams Apple Thrust 1nto hollow results in death in a very sbort t!me" I!_ • 2 . sl. will cause death trom loss of blood ~ 14 'IS .D.Femoral Arteries" Deep slashes at the upper inside ot thigh will sever tbe various veins and arteries.h if atteJlded. due to rib cage. :u left unattended. Ditto 110.Area. Usually best to avoid great left :5 . Ca'rot1d Arteries.Heart.i. .WERE TO STRIKE BROIIT 1 . 3.asb. side of De ck will UD- 4 .Abdominal . Thrust will cause shoe k and eventual deat. 6 . Sla.eee ~ Force h. to 9 ever t sedona or tbe inside of wris t 8. across large auecf ee of tbe bieeps. Fatal.delbow will render arm ueet.ahort time.D.Arms. 7 . Slss'b. a 5- v'ery .im to drop his veepce .

Ligaments behind Knee ~ A deep slash will cut tbe auecLee . This will re. ai ther tile arteries tb.e brain blood and External af. of 9- Kid. blood.de of which results death in Jugular. c uttlng tur.WEllE TO STRIKE BACK B . 10 . A deep thrust great shook and :internal will cause hemorrhage.sh lIill prevent opponent from Btandin.n1sb.neya.Acbilles Tendon. 17 16 .nder leg UBeleB:9~ 11 . Slash the neck .Carotid & (Ill. to in extreme 10s8 a very short time. ligaments and blood vessels.g' OD injured Leg . A sla.

Note: Left toot 18 c Lcee to attacker.nside #2. raisi.k::nJ.Righ.ILd'thrust to a.TTACI(S 10..ng to block 1..t B. Block: !'orearm. At the same time and cut his I .move inside roundhousB strike as illustrated ill PhD'tO.D:SFEIISE AGAINST CLUB .e grab upper 8. I?~ Remove knife. of D:ee. I #8. awing. order to Gave apace.a you slasb.... . Slide left band over butt ot knife 8.. #1. Slash adde ot Backhand Strike neok with palm up.. toot. As club . grip #? AS attacker passes you release on his arm and slash sid. d #5. ed that for each attack.I. Attacker swings club in a roundhouse strike aiming tor ribs.. leap . it '. It 1t were DOt poss 101e . Defender atepe forward so that tis right Side Le attacker.k.:to . Roll knife around and.rd.nd.1'111 be aeaua-. toea Btep back and let" club swing past you. hook wrist t at same tim. #4.urne for backh.U"16ft ba. As soon as arm 1s hi ocked.n.d.a. a de rensnve stance is taken before the counter9 Roundhouse Strike to Ribs Right Hand facing is #1.!orws. A. neck._te forearm. 116.r:II.eet.1D wi tb right opponent.bdoman . with YOI. Pull attacker past you with nbook_ grab" cOJlb1natioD. e eep forward and Stay clear or 16 19 . past hi.

Ja.jabs .ke X"OO"lll or etrike f to D.foot ing Stop arm lett This otber.l. trom tbo inside .nd swing witb a strong toreblock.. Allow a. Defender leaps toward attacker and bloclts club.Right BAnd #1.wi ten 01 ub from. leap forward and preas cl\tb arm downward vi tll your left band while slasbiIlg neck. Strike able bas Ilot been kDooked .eek~ cut neck . kie. #5· It aaaa llant to floor.itb rigbt toot and quickly elash a.b iDto ribs and lert I As attacker defender twists a. bie 'bac. and pull hill do... one band to the In any event step in with. punch or block from attackers l. #74 Grab cppcneuee wrist "ltb your hand.t the same time arm..reax #8~ .r:II B. to #6. Backhand. Bt!Ialert to e.. fl..anded or 18 B.l"Il. to slid.. #2.cross neck. ami..for fJto:mach or body to the :right parry-a club vi th hie club ill'id tvi:atb.. right and place yourselt behind the attack&.liDg at #4. Stomach .. Bide Btep to . AS def'ende'r parrya ing to the r1gbt " ne should opponents nea.Ild up efce e to your 0ppollent.ttackers ani.8.rest knee.DElEliSE AGAINST CLIlll ATTACKS .rt band.arm in order to 6I'ab it ~ .nth firm lett Q.e down outside of blocking . Step forward . Attacker 1s left b..kha.ttack to Bead . ott balance IoIi11 lII..&8 you 20 21 .

dy to accept."o or. DIB.cast him.itlon plus tbe need to practice could be expene I ve . 1 The techniques or handliIlg are dir!erSDt from tbe u. Tha lOathcd of defense ShOWDaere Me been deaigne. there aTe .sual.tioll.D. The kitcben knife \iiould C06t t.t.stalling af A nel"V'OUS guo owner could make an irrevocable mistake.three dollars Most eta tee.. Violent people about who care :noth1. when our lives are 1. Since be bad an eye for the ladies of the court. It is tbe kitcnen knife that this tr.nd even neighbors have been mistaken for burglars. this 1s proper. .ck one might encounter.1s important to protecting your home trom Lnvaa. In our c. Tbe hunting knife with .a.l.the i. he was our Ambassador to tbe Cour't of Rue. (Cont'd P.a.eeene of defending yOUI' life.e is BO equipped. but it eould COflt you plen'ty by not being prepared .:n.40) 22 . Tho fighting knih (atUotto or dagger)w1th the double cutting edge.ioiD. Finally.d for your use in the event you. \/0 stiU have dangerous. THE KNIPE VERSUS l!I!E GUN 1/Jl. it i8 important that you develop appropriate responses.iJe.ene .les8 atta. It was alwa78 his habit to carry a pearl handled bowie knife.your lifo I OF EDGED IlEAPONS There are three types ot kni~8s that you sbOuld know about..found in the ldtcben.firearms.J' challenges caae his wa...cEod sinoo tho bogioning of time.ivilized sooiety of today. TYFES Unfortunately ~ human. People bUy insurance tor 10SS8S resulting frOID injury.udOWBplus a means of eacape to a void ph. a kitchen knife 1s tile only weapon available for eelf-prot"ec.te . \lb.ck io a 11011ted working area. This mea.yeical ccneece w~ th til.me in bis long career.en .11e the gun i.0 danger wi thin our own bomes thee steps have to be baken to protect ourselves and our fa.n armed assailant. knife f1gbti.makes a mistake bighly UDlikely for 'tbe knife ue er-. an excel.a setting up safeguards . I a Careful planning .lent weapon of dej'enee ~ the cost tor gun amGIlJ. As H need could arise wbeD you least expect it.~ manual is about.ife. fast and rutb. intruder.milies.a.r-e !orced to face a. Ex:cluding firearms.to carry weapona . his termB ~ Clay 11ved to tile ripo be claimed hiB longevity reaction to attacks upon old age of 83 end was due to .~ways rea.Lon .. • • OD.ng for h\llDal1 l. fire and tb. e. good locks OD doors aod w1.rd. we are not permitted . A very b. even at formal cccem. Relatives a. 10 many cases. Think of eej r-aer enee training as insurance.ng but well sui ted to the knife found in the hom.ncekni ves are essential tools almost every hom. l"'equire some form ot registration or licensing or .faced with a life or death situation in your home.At one t1..y-.n.sia. it would pay to have SOme knowledge ct knife handlinS for self-defense. Olay was a.eft. none is needed for the kn. Si. it all this 1'ails.D.for personal protection 'while conduct1ng our daily work~ 1Jben ve he.ingle cutting edge and the thil:'d knHe is the siugle-edged butcher or boning kn1.ve laws and police pr-otrectn on . nature hae Dot cb. I'fothing may ever happen to you.e and to the type of atte. The tact that you would have tc be very c Lcae to the attacker . However.

Thrust into a't1d.ce of attacker to upset balance.wUtly . #6.i. #5.Corlfard to block leg strik •• aide witb neck.4 . #3.and intD ta. #2..ttackto Leg.FEI!SE AGAINST A. with rising knife hand. #4.ng eceoee Continue stepping until clear #? or 2. .. Step for ..cross body and at the eane tims cup butt end of knif. Simultaneously the mite arm is brought . Hove forward . 4.g aDd proceed t-o slaSh dOWIlWB.rn knit'e over 80 point faces cei11D.DJ. left b.Lert Ha. with lett hand.l"d with the h. rd with right foot and tu.ttack to Head ...ith the lert toot leading.ollWlor ee cwaeb . opponent. draw knife a.elp of' the lett hand to pres. On cOlapletion ot downward slasb.Lett CLUB ATTACKS Hand #1. through cloth:ing.d use heel ot palm. above heel ot palm left hand onto chin or nose or attacker. While blocking descending club arm. Step ecr-cee to at-tackers rigbt right toot vhile elash..nd Quickly step in with len foot aD.

As cb.. Immed.1tb knife hddden .ile swinging left hand sbould reacb tackers bead bacbards balanced..ist level. ~-:- ~14. with a strong forearm block. strike I str1. Atte. #3.me tim.c ker is prepa.IIL8. his hand about wa. _r ·i - . Tne ohain at-tack could be a roundhouse ce 11 figure "8 type Q~ attack.j~ .fa and aDd #5.i.nst your body. It£.5 standillg in defensive posit. UhSIl attacker drops chain.. Always step away from attacker after eounter'-at'tack.l extremely dangeroua. 'block: I hook m1. your around a.k: out of range. #1.ring to a horiz. . I I "8' .JlD..ke leaps in 8WUJJg I defender Before ohain ce tuecs ill a backhand defendel:' leaps forward aDd stops returning arm. #2.~niflk. into post tion.ion .e same.a. _ //-7.DEFENSE AGAiliST CElAIN ATTACK Attacker has chain ba. ~: Le!t foot of de!liInder 19 forward.o.nt with your lett .D. r #8.ng1ng froID.. around #4. the defense Le tb.i8:tely after wrist of attacker. unhook wrist and s t ep back avay troll aseaila. is bac. Until opponent drops to tloor he 1$ stil. ne reudee 1.rcou and alash sida ot neck. Wh.ontal . J ••• 26 . Swing r1g11t log "'elliDd your ee U at the Sa.nd tilt atuntil be is un- '"1£ prr-r-' .e pull hooked arlZl around aga1. In any event.erlth r chain.

in qu:l. cpponenv.ey_ 28 . Step with right foot towarll. thrUB't to kid. Attacker H2. preparing to strike wi tb being #1. BO ".baiD • hit. step back vitb left that your right aide faces back of' \Jh11e doing this'l prepare Jrni..fe thrust. opand. for ponent A.rter a... Defender moves back to avoid #3.ckll" and. blocks chain am 111'1h bis left t band and at same time alashes muscles of upper cbain arm~ toot #4.Laeh .D.DEFENSE AGAINST CilArN ATTACK AIL alternate defense. Defender leap. .

eeee . quickly elaob wrist balding knife. In this c e ee at face ot attacker. The knife 19 placed in the palm Witb the blade [or. 'blook- #2 .!: 3. cs •• tbe defend.tb blade forand rigbt side faoing opponent. III tbl.ard and tbe cuttint edge towards the tbum'b.t your 'wrist Lean back and qutckly kick at hiB knee 4 #4. alash move in.fe arm towardu b1e body.DEFENSE AGAINST THE KlfIFE FIGHTER It should be noted that when a kn1ti& 18 UIHtd in. froll:! attackers band 31 .pOn~ Against the cautious typs of lcn1ter a dHferont type of defense is needed In tbis caae . Pace opposing kn. If opponent 18 burt but not knocked to ground ernve 1n q1).re . "ait side #7. i ward left 11. ing or for d1straction.netead of "tbe ""88. At eeee time 818sb eide of neck. the defeuses ar-e very much the. Your hand 1.B held ready for parry1ng. 8 foroeful manner similar to club attacks. When ee.".1!er Wi. !mite band rs used for the dls'trBct:1on. throw If keys or eoee hie bBDda raise to protect hie face. tbe blad B along the a:rm doe B not allow enougb 1'18xlb1~1ty for all ine subtle moves needed in lencing.cb.iokly pres8ing Btt80kera kn1.r. Wben 9ttackere knife raffles to slash s. of neck. Defender should parry tbe band 1. Make a gesture towards throat of oppcnent . ODe exception 'would be the Jab to the atO'JD8.another opportunity. If knife drops rer. it not. ob~ect #5 &: 6.

higb in order "to e Lae. This will expose tbe abdominal area for knite 17 . . 32 33 . raisa #1.. quickly kick lor his groin before treeing yourself ~ #6 All of these moves are e1mul taneous.forward to stomach. e e knife over head and ja b . Attaok.D].h wrist."!'ENSE A(. Upon being grabbed.Y overcome you~ It 1".. p ner Quickly elide lett root beb Lnd opponent and at eeee time 1'8166 your latt arln forcing attackers arms up and bend bim back.1mee w'hen you may be confronted w1 ttl more than one at tacker One attacker ItIsy grab you 80 that bie partner mA. St ep . fr-e e and aer-o •• body with 'Point faciDg attacker. grip band rt toot kick: attackers tor Jd 01<. Cboke and wi tb ri gbt from loot Rear OIId !'orearm Wr19t Grab #5.f•• thrust fl4. If knife 1s ""lQiakened but not relea.sed. If po•• 1bl.A IIIST GRABBING ATTACKS 4 Thera might be t.rda~ It h1e pa:rtner approaches fro.er bee approached from rear and is bending defender ba.. thruS't. pull lotH. Botb 'Wrists Grabbed trom the Front. Tighten neck muscles and bear down on attackers arm rlth cb1n. #2.m tbe tront. US. f/3.1 bow into r1 be or 9 tomacn . extremely 1mportBIlit that you 'Work tast to tree YOUTself and U pcae Ib Le wee the grabber Be a sbield..bin. Cup left hand over butt of 1m1.ckwe. 1.

Immediately punch or palm into . wr19t~ roll kn1te foot slash over attacker neck. Stall Stop back w1tb rlgbt toward B him and and pull side of J4 . to #4. If attacker 1. #5. USEI bee I ot r cr-ce him to 11>. 12.EFENSE Two Hand' G·rab pl"tlv-ent AGAINST of Kn. At top book opponents of circle. #6" towarcs you. UO'6 Attac'ker g'r-abe arm in of knife.D. still grlpp1ng 'Wrist.raee of attacker to 10086n grip. aboTe knife towards floor and making 8 large circle (clock-wise).ife GRABUNG Arm ATTACKS ordel" to #1.

ci.lll.t top or .1!!Iard 36 37 .neck.rele upward again.a is trying to restrain defender. slash.ware partner Arm Grabbed #1.DEl!'EIiSE AGAINST GRABBING AT:l!ACJ[8 Knife a.tely kick sideways with bottom of In ta1s case 1 toe attacker may ce defender having knife and l::U. of #5. dO\l.On dOWllward part muscles ot upper thigh. trom Side ot loot onto knee of 8ssa11aDt the knee 'Would be dieloea ted.e moat cases clock-wise. J".D. 4 Im.tt'ing thigh.IILIlke circle a slash thru #3.. of circle follow and start on side #4. at #2.. It grip 1s weakened. After eu.edi8. I. . c Lec Le .

Throw yOU]'" left arm over a.t.t ~ theDstep forwardW'ithrignt root and slash Deck witb blade along artn~ }9 . Attacker #2. While-this te..e trams1de of If da-cppf. 1s being f orsarm #3. Keep your back: atra.rget ~ to tbrUB't pas 1ti OD. A8 you get in'to poe I tiOD I SqWlt a 11ttle to break hie balance and to maintain your own bala.A.DEFEIIS:E AGUIIST lfAABBIIiG ATTACKS baa grabbed tbrOilt witb both of hia hands.s Boon as choke 1s brokso.1gb.right toot to pull him otr balance. Immediately exhale tbru mouth to keep throat open (it shoul.d. execute a fast ba.ng blade to thrust position La cUtflcuJ.ttackers :forearms and pin them to your chest..d be a long exna. .nce.. At the same ti. Stomach i6 done drop bla.ckf1at to face.• Front Choke #1.Ie ) and prevent coughing .me atrep back with .

your cpponentr .ft hand . .kB. Create and practice tbat could as TRAiliING TIPS.rrereot weapoD8 to increase yOUl' .m ner-vcus. RiB objeot . if 1GU az-e positive your life 18 in danger. opponent may make. otherwisB the 6Plot1on of panic B. Use rolled up .D.. Your tavored hand migb. incr-eeae the ape ad 01 the a ttac.. Practice is CQHBAT TIPS geep your eyes on the chest of your opponent.TIlE .h:~~:r~r t!II:~t~~~D o~ !O~d muscles of assailants arm at the eeae time. the 1e. SELI'-COIIFIDE1'lCE Confidence in :your abilities to defend yourself iB as 88Dt1al.e ~d Dotl.'01.surpriuB 1s an important element to w1.16 to deceive._r:1 to win.nni. bala. A split second 01 diBtraction can mak.BLAllE ALONG TIlE 1JlII TlleUBual buteb.e polic e. Do not al10 .8. Leave your residenc.ng ~ Since the attack.n.. It is impossible to picture . As you improve. 80 chaoge and add sui table...nd.ll..(loUB dif. Do not be affected by remarks the.yo~ movea slowly tor accuracy.ng witb a partner. A.flgh. WI There 1a a better ebence of success with the blade b.. fear will 'take OVer9 Practice of knife where every possible WEI.our attention to be div'erted for an instant from.1 need it most. bottles. th .er knife 1s ta. Dot be uecbnt. Watcb out \lb.take an injl.1 Alter hi.i. t1.i...te 1n your right hB"nd.ttack you.ad you are i:t 1.m. last knife arm.da a variety ot attacks i covered in tUB manual. tor objects 40 that may be .C tice using the bi. winJliJlg and looing. Never look: away trolD.8 ueua.newspapers of different lengtha to represent clubs. .fereDce between. tollow up with un-renearsed attaoKS Vitb d1. Staring at his eyes could ha.queeare very illportant.1dde...Dee and study..may.n against the arm . A hand 1D motion.irly 10n8 And there 1s DO guard to prevent the hand froll sliding dOWlledge of blade while thrusting..=. an o:pponent lDi8h:t a.ting abilities.al actioD 1f there is an intruder in your home. it 18 j\l8t cOlDIRon sense NOT to use real knives. the delense 1s against a hard... .:r wise to avoid physic.. vi tal area 1 stay olear He may Dot know the seriousness of stLll could be ertremely DISTRACTIONS . . the thinking or your opponent.tllrown If you pt'8.e a tremell. defend wi th all tbe spir1 t and ruthleeall9ss neceee8. This ..t be injured when . a loud yell will eoae-. Aft Br tbe ecvea bave been memorized. Practice :.Ild cut'tins at' a.1 . 1D8. be sura tIJl practice wi'tb..sbort circuit COI2I011 BfliISE IN SELI'-DEl'fliISE I 110 matter how "ell tra.ne: or keys at face of' intruder could aid in defesting bim.mes freeze the action of attack.e an IlJ'pnoti ziIlg eff'eot and 81o¥' your reactions.ng coi.en tra1.r :!:s:.111 en . can block and cut the to of The attacker c Icee . . tba best teacher ot all. knives and brokeD. throv1.1I"J' Be alert I in orde. tn..e business at hand . look over an opponent' a shoulder could make hi.ry tb. On tb:tlI other band. able you to see bis handa and Lega .Y 10U9 .

e.The author has been a student and teacber of the Martial Art. adnce 1956.~ i- . i. Black Belt in Juj.1tau and specializes iD teaching the use of weapons f'or sel. H.&fenae.f'd.

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