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SELECTiON 0 ~ U~JITSU

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I

HER'EC_ET HO 0., _ND TH "W

,LOCKSI

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BY

UTH
Sp cialist ~n

J u- J its u
0

D'irecl 'r of th

di bur h S hoo1

Ph,s,ical Cullur

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do"

A "D Ed~ bur,h, ad

SO
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...
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In
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Co uctio:
I

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iii

9
30

R.l...: TED'
1

H.. .E

rlt

.

I
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~HE T
I~[o'

"AN ) •r AI::1

1 Come-along
I

'Hol,d

II

,.1

,II

T

'f

E

Pt r .BLISn.EIt8~

2~
3.

log r-press-down
-

Hold
l1li

!I'

III

32
III,

~

rlS

press-down
'ilfOW

3

'I

4.

land-turn-over
-

ii

.1

'I

'36
38

5.
7~
9.

rm-press-

.

: ck
'.

.

'hrow

II

6. Outer Fulcrum
'COll

11'ro
d-push
Counl._t
'1

II

II>

.'

40
1

ter to

-

"

II!!

,
'I!!

!iii

2

I I

8~ ,urn-arm-round, 1O. C in andak
11. Wa:st,rm

4

60" der and Back. _e,

Throw

46

heel

hro

and Back- eel Thro
aist Thro .

'2. Chon and ..

VI
0. 1

CONfENTSI
-alulng 0]

VII

.-

13 A m... cross-tl roar Co'

5"

II

old

56 58

15~ Shoulder 7.'

F- lcrum Corn
T'hro\v

'~alonlg

Hold
I,

33. Arms up-back Lock on Floor 34,1 C,hinhrlo

.,

85

161 H d F u crurn Come~along HoI
1.

60

86
brow.
,.

.rm-turn-back
0

62 64

35. Arm-Iock-across-shoulder and K. ee
36. Chin and .. m-acros -houlder
37. Chin and
. nee Thro
oat

88
90 9' I
1

1B. Counter

Throat Hold
'I'

. old .

119. Press-ae) oss -knee TllfOW
a['ong Ho d

66""
. -.'

210., Arm - ,acro,ss - - hou lder P - s-back ~C in, Co"
I • II

38. Arrn-ac .oss-th
I!

ad
cun
-

Back- J- ne _. Th ow · er
tOI

9


,

,

"'

68
70
172 74 76

39111

orce-bac
Counter
0

' C h'"In

T

roat

Hold

93
1

21. C(l, nter
22.
1 •

to

Blow"

'"rm-IJ{ess-d,owD

T

rOIW

...o.
,iI

old
ttack

..'

94
9161

_-cross- hould r Come-a on'g Hal

41 Co nte

to

'nire

23 PreS's-d,own,~head Throw
24. Thr' at-and-trap-reg
Tro,

.'

42. Press-arms..-up-the-back

Hold
·
;0.

98
Ii

.3

rm-trap-and-c

in

-,hrow

00
1

25. Coonte't to BI'a'I\"~ F orce-b ck-chi: TI'hr.ow
2.
Elbow-u.nder-a. m 1- Co- ,-e-at ' g Hold
to Head-io-cllanc ery
l

77
..

78 79

across-hip Throw 44~ Swing ....

iii

it

102 10
-

27 .. Counter

'5

- rrn-trap

nd-storn

ch Thro

-



I

28. Doubl ,'9,~Ar
n

Arm-lock ock
across

on Floor.
Shin
'i

,416. F orce-arm- up-the- back Thro
,

r

II

10 10 109

II

80
81

m ,B l'~TIl' oat .... . ~_-'._ Lock

[II

..

/f"

310~ "'u~l-b'ack-,arms Ho d
3 I. Arm

I

8,2,

481,.

,ne ..at-b
,

ck

land Tilfoat

Hold

I':

ock : md Throat

- ,old

0 1-

Floo,

83

,9. Co

er to

. evoh er A' a-k
o

a
112

...

VI'I

5 , · Arm-lock o,n Chest

III

Ii

114

52 Head-a't~back 54. P
less-down
D~'

Hands~at-,knee

Throw

[II

1110
118
II

3. F orehead-pul -back T',- ro '
ead and 'lom,acll
' brow


II

120

.5. T U f6'" '. .J

elbo~r and - . vrist - · own-" atds Counte r ., 'from' ear
ad-prese-le ward ~,rhrQ\'"
III

JU-ITSU
J

2,2

1,24

-

-."

o we ne
I"

ed Self d,efe' ce:?

the average in the street,' stud) "elf-defence? .:ecause, even ill a civilize -' countr like ours t ere are times in the Ii e of mo t of us ~-11 1 ci C rnstance rise vhi h cornpe us tOI r ely on our 0\\'11 physical powers for our protection, The . ohceman ca mot al ays be within c 11 jus whe - he is needed. \\-e . I10t ld erefo 'e' be P .epared to, defend ourselves or to aid 0': . ers \ hen ecessi' y de' rand
shoul
~'I

T' e
he b lrg ar' expected,

I.

u

glar,
- I as
and in-

ak sIlL rna . be
9

INTRO'DUCTIO
... rrupi ed

.

II

hous holde ; bu - :'1.e householder is not accustome - to deal with such, a visitor, If hie arms himself with C rb or re- 01' -Ier he,ay pro ke rei Irlsals on .he par of a bet' er armed and i ss scrupulo s foe, Or, agai'lt the burglar and ,the householder being both ' iarrncd, th latter is easily d isposed of by hIS more ac i ~e OPPOI_ en I any case the burglar usually escapes cap ... · ure, a d even if he ga.ins no plur der h is free to tr~ . _ga'"o sornex here' el T~,ere are probably ew householders who could, ncounter a burglar with the c t int- of being ab e to
'. his ...or ,_, by th
I,
I, "'m

resume

operation:

elsewhe e..

11

citizen

may carry a stick, but how ma'ny'now how to use - tick in e f-defcnce P Th att mp

to do so is 0 'tell worse t ,an llS .less, and rnere' y arouses he tramp to greater violence, 'his ,}rpe of vermin woulc disar if t11" IC_ ance were ha m st 10 he m 11 a__ even d the women whom leJl met were able by skil] rather than st ~engtll, to . ee' any a talc an ' to reduce their assailan to a state of emporary helplessness, ending onl , ith hls s rrender '0' justice ..
1 • I

,'t

master

and
Ol1

hold

rim until-,

e police

were

summoned.

vocati

I f there were more SUCll, he lof the burglar vould lose mallY of
I.

t '~Rait,

y Corn ,.", . Ie'

. at: raction .'

Safe as rai way tra ve ing u ndoubtedl y is, re is ali .. ys the possibility of a' undesira Our sepa.a e compartments

able co' rpanion,

There iSI also 'he common danger of ,'I e lonely roo. d, were the proW' ~ng . ramp or footpad seexs hi. prey, nd · he "sturdy beggar Ie ies 101- on tin id mennd 11n',[O ected 'orne' TI- e peaceful citizei is ei t-' er passively blacl nailed or makes a futile resistance ~nd is ,.~ ocked do 'n and robbed. en i' elp IS nea an the prowlere· 0 High.
to

and long non-stop runs give oppor' nities for assault and for robbery, The sarety of t lie citizen here, as rn he othei cases, depe ds on his being able '.0 P' in fc ce a, form of selfI

II

defe ce zhich does not depend upon strength 0, 7eigh .. The b- lance of intelligence and sl ill is usually on le side of the respec, able
citiz nand
11 '·e

ag,a.illst

t.he
I1

au law,

-lla·s

d, therefore,

i " orm of . efe

e

1

1

I-

I

mere muscular strength COl rs fo' little and i telligence a . d skill are _11e' d.eciding factors,

he Objection~ ble Fello <traveller.
. here t" anothe occasional 01 awback 0 railway travelling In a well-occupied corn .. partrnent 01 e finds an objec ionable person, pro .. ly somewl under th ir - Jell 'e or liquor, whose quarrelsomeness or \' hose objectionable language is an offence to tile rest of t e company. Every mall in he cornp rtmen: woul probably \\'·S11 t have hi . d st - ber o the peace silenced. but 1 0 one dares ·0 · . terfere, ] t is ,a humiliating posi ion fo: the 'n 11 and in ole -al)l. t_ r t re . t'ome[l . 11, rna
I
r

by a \ 'oman as well as a 1 - a 1 for , man. x is 110t al ~fa}~lsl po ec Io 1 against t 1e wra h of a bull} whom he. may replrO\l! . One can. ~magine tha a (.Ie1gyman~ ~IO of the .uscula hris ianit U school would have his moral courage much reinforced in a scene such as is he e indicated if he knew hat e could deal pro I,P Y land wi hout unseem 1 cuflf ilg ith one 1\"10 should meet is deserved'epr'oof with the retort of pllysical violence
~~. rcised
'1

i..

1

~

n tb

/orkshop

and t e b rrac -roorn .and

ill"

be present. If a rna is to ply a rna, IS part in sucn a case, he I, LIS be re of his physical superiority, Then he ca ' speak, an. speak sharply, f he is a tacked his hulking advers ry gets ' 10 .' irne o make a dis urbance, Here he ordi ,ar}1 ar' -s of the oxer a d the wres ler are us eless ~ - erie is. no room fb·r, s and-up figllt. The def nee t be much more Aapid effec .ive, and 1- Pi e, an mUlS ,agal'n depend --,-J011 skill rather than strength, The defence which is lesirable in uch a, case is O'lle 'I hat can ~e
1

!

J

other vola ,here men . re fo ced int . close In irnacy wi hone another a C'Q,mmOl1 pest is e bully, T" e vic irn, and those W_O ould like to come to hi . id but I ae not, a,"'e plo\ver'less simply because of their, sical inferiority. Equip tile victim with a skill which will more than coun erbalan e the su .rior \\re'~gllt and stre . g' 1 0 the ' ully, land h' latter will soon reform. Hi's attempt tOI dominate tile other bv jnea s of his muscles vill be met by d fence in . rhich b ain i' the diet rr ining factor, all . hie becomes like Samson, horn of i' loc I. s,
I
I:

13

e Half- ~ -runk.
',"e ' . "e all liable - times to m eet he . ~'rrelsorne, irresponsible half intoxicated person vho is a mel, ce to ,·'11 peace-loving element of every crowd, .:.0 011, is safe fror his a tenI

fee igr~oran't of how est 0 interfer ...... ] [ deed. ~ wi hout soi . e knowh d . 0 what i: ee_,e r ate ITIay do li - .le gloo, an - \_. :may only prlovide a, fresl latte
'I

victim with

for the assailant, pistol or knife

If the

Retreat from '11J,m is not always possible, '. lie can us . D,ur fis 5, perhs ps, and could knock hill) down with a single b ow, '11." he rna __ , is 11'. If drun k ; we could ot bring ourselves 0 treat him thus Su po e thut ve 'have lear ed a bttr .lan, \#' ith ,grip 0 which Jae lao hithe to been a s. ranger ~ a gript moreo er, which needs no, gre'at s reugth, wl iC_1! rend rs hi i ca pal JI _ 0' r _sistance, ant which is pain rl 0111y wh n he .- .ernpt to resi: t-we lead him gentl,Y but firmly cut of the way of' doin . r lof ~. ceiv . g harm,
tion,
-I ..

ou disC . [011 may almost be excused if it comple' ely prevails over our valour, But if we 'k.110'\V hat in one half-second we can' ei erse the balance of power, and can olace 11e' s aila l' pro .rm ..he earth disarmed '. nd 111e pb SS, though unin jured, we I eed have 0 hesit '·"011 in forming 1 e third p y in frav
is armed
'_I

S'to
t is not

T':hi,£.!

~.e 'p,i'

g'

the Pollee,

hap ,..n t at le itn s ani as made upon o'm,e one else,-,a police- aan i exercise of his duty, a citizen who has a'.emp ed to 101.' a pi .- rocket or so' e lon,e who is oth, rw is ill'. all ge from, '. -orugl. n I.' requires a gre: ,- deal of co rage to run '0' he aid of~he la r-abiding in s ch a case i we
iii

J~ "ay

·1\ '.ays sa . to p rsi a rna' efac or when he takes to flight· yet it ma,_ be our uu y to do sal. If \\re hap ien to ' e .. licemen or o specia cons ables, it - -ill cer ainlv be 0 r duty ~ i' l,}r private citizens, e· may confer a bene 011 society by the capture of 011 0 its enemies, I t behoves us, therefore, tOI . now beforehand a do 'hen we make ~p on he fugi. ive, or ~ hen we find ourselve able ":0 block the '\lay of on - who has escaped from 11]S
lav ful pU" uers, Here art lor skill the posses~ confidence I tacklin gain" e need SOl - e 011 of ,- hich will gi'V lIS he will
r,

nab e us no on y to stor him, bu Im sect rel ': ill help arrives ..

to hold

s- ecial
.espite
therefore"

Dema nds for S, If-,defen,c .

o;v

_ntieth-century

,j.

ilizatio

,

-i
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...:J-IIII .c

i
B

m QI _..

1i
oj

it is eire r that physical centes s till have tl elr place in life and tha '0 one I, secure from 11a'\ g to i ar ' ·11 or tOI suffe irorn such contest ',.. if t I"S is true nor, all, a d in time f peace it is much more e -idently truc a . ie prsnt irne, I·I tr ue 'of tlu .riv te ci ti zen a, al1i rnes, i' is much rna e so vhen that citizen undertakes he du ies of apeciial cons a .le and S and: uard 0' e the ord er a td life and property of the community, T' is our special con .. stables" ar d those with du ies of a similar n ture, - rhorn t _ i' 00, is speci 11, d signe'
I I

to help,

J:l1

In

a
D

T

'I

e

z .ecial Co
i

U

rd ."""'
U

g,.

ILl

tn

special cons able is no long in his h"fS" youth, He has probably given up athletics, and is . ports ~- he 11a~ an}. re those suitable for hi' 'lD ture ye,acs a 1 .., gradually increasing weight e i '., in ot rai , In, ,~, While he believ s in e· erclse he
T

III CIO,S-CQU _

..

t- Y ru

I

or

e I") uig y gam

It

is a man of sound

health

and good

p ysique

probably, bu ~Ol~ro _' he
exercise du ies rna or

no lonrrer fit 'cd-'if ' ore io 'ent forms pll)ls'lcal com blat.

he elver was of muscular And him Til.

ye - his
take revular

consid
1~

at any _ irne require r, bile risk 0' this ki id,
,1'

c

~olice constable is usually a man of first-class 1 S1 que, ,. eci a] I .rai red ror deal in wi t ]

Ia ,

e s and unr Jy citize 5 and IIi, l:,flO\ ~1 'museu ar strength of e'n deter, such -,ersonsro,m opposing 11'~_ The special , OllS able 11 sol] i physiq ., ia.. 110 , prestige 0'-' the :r gul' . r force. H" is an
'M

I

re

J

t

I

unknown

quantity

0

the

rno

,I)

and,

advert-

.rous spirits who would be careful rtn avoid , 1 e polic m y b' t, mp -ed '.0 try C'D elusion

wi t
.0

hi m. I , behoves the special keet t lis possibility in '.iev ~
assu: e t at

constable e _. usU

h L office a 01 ., e e vith the reserve po\ve of', is baton, 'vi.l, overawe the disorderly, e must in short be ready a defend himself agains a tacl whe called upon to interfere i-~ .ie inte ests of order. And in view of hat has been said, li" ,Isdorn be s 0 _ in learning a means
8

e

does no d nand great muscular streng h or agi II'Y, but w ich will enable brain to dominate muscle. He will .0 ell to rely on the skill he can acq i e rather tha 1. on his mere s :erlg h. of de ~e ~

, rhi h

. illerv has to noder ' the ancient grenade, so in

Oth·

Specia

C sses,

These remarks apply to man} besides tl e special consta leo AU w 0 rna ha e in he co rse of their d 'y to corr e to grips I~t" '[fenders are faced with lmj~ar problems. Railway se vants of certain classes omnibus and trmc .r con UCtOrS1, va chrn n and caretakers, a endan ts a thea res and other plac '5 or public resort-a long 'is rna easily . ade of person who a e risks of 'is ind o meet In the co' rse of t 'IT ordinaryork. And as we have already . oirr ed out-J the e . e IS no one, man 0, woman, ,'ho can e sure
I

o

1'·

..

her specia class \ e may mention 'to whom such a form 'of defence may be in11 a le-tlle soldi~: in 1' re ch ·S,~,
0
20

One

these trenches, vhere til re is littl room fair the fixe oa onet, many a contes nas been set I~d the s' In addiof nature's OYln 'v 'aI~oIl, ,-he fi st. .. . tion therefore, to his trail ing in the use of rifle a td ayonet the sole ler may of .en b., in need of a defenc '\rhich ill be available in a conti d space" and. which "till leave nothin o 11. c ances f a confu ed hand ..:o-hand He 11 eds some skill· hat vill 'rna 5 l~bg ,E. him definitely the master of his enemy a soon ·5 h - 'e:s hi . within a m s eng _. E- en aug. a soldier has at' eceiv ed a, 'II cou s ' of instruction, I e VI/ill fine in this book as much a,s may ser e his needs in close-quarter ork.· eport .-'om the fran ha ,e men ticned cases duri g ae _ Ires _'rt war in hich French s.oldiers,"\ ith a tr ining in ju-jitsu, have scored he' i y ag 1 51, the e erny, especi ally on patrol u y', whe e silence and secrecy were' esse tial and the rifle COli d not be used. SUCll traini 19 indeed, ought '_0 b· compi sory for all sold- IS as i is ", japan, I maybe of i eres , men, ion that some nurses, before gOi'lg to the , ·0take precaution of receiving a
t
I.

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U

Ins rl
oil,

C 10·

rom·

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. NT ·0

UCTIONI'

I .'TRODUCTIONI '

ae D· ..Dee we, ,nee d .. .

be -en, sard, 't le q ues'".1 tion atural ly arises, Is ·he _ any In" ans of se f-defence - 'hich c 1 mee the needs of all these caes? Can he ordinary middle-aaed ~~ b
'..:J

In view of what IJ. has 'r I

C

rrzen
J

t re special

consta _1'

and

me

un-

person i eenerul ace uire the PO\ re of fighting their own bat les against such dis urbe '.~ of he peace ase have referred tOI a - d ~', so, how P les,e a_ri . ~_ .. ne quesnons llc 1 t, IS book tries to answer.

t ained

oi g im 0 p '. m nent inju y; V hen he ceases to resis the pain is in ' ' ntly switc ed off," Tl ere are ce tain movements of the limbs :vhich cans intense pain in, he" oints rendering an opponen incapable 'Of resistance, A knowledge of such facts and of how leverage can be a, plied so a' to prodt ce the .'equisit prcssu e together with sam skil in the balance of the body, are, the main equi pments for self-de ence as h,ere p ese rt _d.. Such knov sam prac ice in it~ c ~. 1 d ge t os th er WI' application, is of much ore avail 11 an,' e possession of a baton 0 a revo -er.
I

U

i

· he required means of defece is found in ju-jitsu. Ju-jitsu is the general name fo a ystem of, . sica] training\hich was prac ised in Japan 0 er two housand years ago. The special feature of, is art is th t its efficiency depends no on strng but 0 1 skill an quickness of move nent, con bined \' ith 'he knoi 'ledge of cer ain facts abo t the human body. There · certainoi ts of he body wnere pr ssure Or a sligh blow is sufficier 0 paralyze a nerve ce tre or even to cause death. There are oh rs where pain mae produced so _cute dis J bile
2

The

..ope of this Book.

This hook does rot aim ' giving a complete cou s of iu-jitsu as an athletic aini g Tha
would . crnand a cer .ain
I

. gymnasluIn

equ . mien

~

d the services of a skilled instruc or, tog'ethe ro -ith tile observance of SUIC~l ' les of die - dress, e C!" as a e ecessary fo a- such trainii T -e course ta 'ght by tl e writer in his school extends o wo buhdred .a nd f y 110 ds, locks, throws coun ers, a d grips The P' pose of this book is me ely 0 describe and illust -a Ie a number o IIU ji 5 rnov e e 1 s vhich can be readil le -.-ed ,n easily P' ac ised an cl a e
{1~
I

2)

b li-e y of mOSI service to the classes readers to whom W'. hae refe red. The num er given hov "ever" is sufficient to provide a /ery co plete amour of defence against the ordinary d ngers of at ack,

en - s,

a ily earne . ~ 'i 1 . easo ab ...care,

the slightest pa'n will be giv n '0 the one on whom tl e learner IS practising, '0 violent 0 . lfl'CrOUS.trov h s been included such as
b

B~'J Sc-"ut

prae.tisin.,

Q'niy Safe

1

1

erclses
iili

I_

i,en.

One feat re: of .he book is somewha
" ere ses gl~ ~en
.1

m-

the ..u ervision OC a kille d ins rueter. The art . uts In 0 . he ha ds of its e .no •ent a power 0 grea the leal ner ' might I- )_ do " ,r ~' 'y, er n som " ~ ... e ,
mi ht require
• iii

RODlTC' -10 .,.~ ments.l e author
or ly exerc"ses has, th ere Ii0 e .'.'iich may be safely Id ncludec d ractised

.uc

I

P rsonal No, e,
I· closing .nese intr ductory rerr ", e writer desires to express his sincere an <s ,to t e various f -·Cl1_· B who have so willing assiste i 1 this . ·0 -1 rotabl: to ~. rummond Shiels whose skilful 1)· 0 og .~'aplras: ire b t er than man} pages of verbal expl nati on; to Mr~ Ste en on, for hi excellent reproductions .'. the sam' and, to hie- Con stable Ross; for his interest in .he worl gene "'ally and . i.s effor s .0 popul . 'i':z,e his scientific form of self-defer ee. '.ny r ader w - rna)' have a difficulty' in understanding ,an)t special point in .. e eXE:':r.. . cises gl--e'n i cordi, lly invited 0 apply ',0 the writer [0 fulle e· 'lana ron (0 which only a romina charge \; ill be mad'), eiter by letter, - bette' still, by a pers,Q' a' call at he undernoted la .-ress, t he ac ual . emlon ~-Ia ion . f
'I i
I

with sucn ca. tion merel as common sense will suggest. lis is impor ant i a book which rnay be used arnono . ,oy . outs, the members 0 ~ .he ',ays' Brigade, Cade Corps,

Officers' Training Corps, and other yOUlg I ds, as \ ell as by adults. L my be mentioned that th 12th Comp ny Ci of Edinbghoy ~coutii have already adopted t lis traini gl and nave won grea praise by 'heir "t-'itsu e ... hibitions in arious places in England and
S,co'Janlda

J unror

e SHide

t fo1' Ordinary

.".eeds

Ye~ the exercises given provide an entirely effectuve defence, fo' the opponen s age ins I om self-defence IS rnos ne dd are notikely to be equi ed wi 1 ny system of either attack or defence based upon intelligenc1e and skill . Vhen the burglar and the ramp bebi study ju-ji su for their own purposes, we shall have to enlarge his book e ry cons:id.era b1y, an out ourseh es into specia t aining for' h more adi .... nee exercises of te art eantirne L is believed tha the selec·onlcrc , eet all praci ical nele s.
2,6

the movement

can be given~

w.. B ···UCE SU'
EDI ·.·BU ,RGH
19

S,CHOOL OF PIIYSICA

C U['TU!RK~

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LACE,

EDINB - RGH

give

wilJ
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)"u,-jitsn Class ccnd C led by M - Bruce 51 - he Recruits ':_ ... . bery _'.'Dtam. .Battalio (' 'os 17' .. 01aJ Seo s)..
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29

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Come-along H,old.
opponent strikes out witllhis ri~'h hand e!~c in unprovoked attack or by .~IY 0 re~ 51S .l'llg arrest, Fir t knock Ills I and aside "vi~h your right, and Immediately seize his ,rrlst turn n _ the pal of hI' ha 'd _ ~'ar s Seco rd, br] g yo r 1 f a m 0 er hi c'g It, abo~e the lbow, and t len underneath his a m .tl:l1 our left han. grasps Ol r own right vrist, Tl 0 er e t of y'o_ left .and js in ..
I "

dicated bvthe do .ted S-slla,ed c trve n Fig, I, The position W· en the ho d is com). ted is ,OW11. in Fig, 2~ III this old an opponen is he', le s ~f]e resists or ,s.tru,bgle~, a _e -y sligh, pr ssure do vnwa s with yor 'gilt hand and upwards with your Ieft .or a m pro duces ai 811_ -cientl acute to' reduce him to order mstantane usl}f.~· ote tha you mus keep the palm of is ha d tu ned ..pward I and your left forearm benea h his elbow joint as a fulcr .ffi to p oduce .h r ssure r .. • e
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3,0

as, 'Ind.icatc d b ,Y t e arrow
ill

j

in Fll!<g',~. ~ and 'you.r
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d' m~, ,.er~press-,.own
iii
I, _

-_old.
righ 'and . 0 seize you his lcf our and the

opponen (Fig. 2).

oppon _'n' tl rust, forwa 'd his
o ...D,
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a threaten] gnanner,

or to pu h you backward. First 5 op h nd alld seize "is : ngers, firs 11 our , d t 11 vi th b th hands t og'e her, fioO'r should be b hi d his knuckles, the ..id ~1e of yaur alms p 'ess d against
~ll I .

fingers;~
2

ce brough to his nees his is an extremely simple and .yet effective way of bril1gi'ng an opponent into su jec ion. Un til yo.. elease your 0 d he is powerlc .. f} ou step b ck quickly you -ill dra 7 him flat 011 his face, ,A common. is mistake m de by b .! In . ers In rae ,15_ g iold is to bri a heir' umbs into p ay in order b he palms to t: lorce t1Ie op'po nent downwar ~ ' and ..h ..•eight .nge s alone oug . t to be us d
0
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is at

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131

'N

OJ- ponent threatens
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you by p 'esenting

cl
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am

.• I
,I II

to you ac~ '. ei: e his fist lot nee sari! simultaneously, it ightly, and, press down as shown in Fig, I The action is a it lling Ills fis UPI on his forearm. I] IS to bring him to is knees, a in ·rc shows the hold compete Te

his 'i ~

this hole arises 'r l t11, • C' . hat ou are ", ing the st e gtl1 'of you t 0 arms and shoulders agai'nst tha of y'our opponent's one wria \ hile his hand is I pped such .- posi i. tha he . a .110 e ert the fu ] POI\' ~e' of that v "ist~ 1 e qu,es ion ,may occur, , ould lit not b possible for you.r oppo et to strike '0 ur fae i h I,i ree 'a 1~11, a11 swe is, i .a irac ically do' ..bl -armS'el]g lorn you. d from the mom ,. au apply 11e lock is lef 11 rd mus ~o down and a ay f 0 ur fac ~
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er

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4

opp

: an' _' " ",-I-over
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T .row',

oppOne~l aims a JO\V . t Y ur stomac . ,. ith his rig it ha d~ _-i irs - br-Ilb dov nou lef] on his c enched fis, tu -nig aside blow and seizin the 'itt e-f 1ger side of his hand, rve t, wit 1 your rigl_ _ and movin in t e directioi of t11 e' arrov in ~~i ~ougr, the thumb ide 0 lis hand, I, h e powet at bot '1 - ands you ru is round he
1 i

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h an d on 1 -'~r-st as sho n in 1S _ib• • T us movernen once throws yo~r appoll Jl1' off his b 1 nee, as c n be seen n . i. ,and brings I im ea ily ·0 the gro nd. ,,'\ he 1 e is down } aU do not need to app~y an '_h· _0 d toep hit here, s this i _11 1*0 gh y secure in · se f. The leverage secureo trv your two .and ac ing in a la ral rn r nt, forcing uI· r •is and a' d arm a 01, r for w . lei, i is no adap ed, causes d 'gI ee of pta t )~IOU,r pp -, ~ll I· o lle'p _till a g may jae req reo.
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nt'

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11\

,16

I

No,. 5.

n il

his

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'and is forced do 'n his back il

e

_-___ m-press-b ck Throw.
AN loppollen'-, strikes out at you.r face vith his left hand. .• 0 1 l'"I1QC; U his hand ith .our '!ght, and bring you, lef down ani's el bow joint as s .O\V in . igl I,~ You thei quic ely ever 'back 'his capl ured hand prIESSins in the ·recti on. indi ca o by the arrov s, 38
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position shown ['11 Figi 2" th resu t of which is tha 11e is CIO' nple tely t ,(0\VI1 off III J' I 'y :he lock which you ]1 V _ secure hI absolutely prevcn ted from stepping backwa ~d '0 recove 'his equ ilibri m, This i 1
'F

effecti re th 'o ~,ad by mean 0 ~ has been frequently brought dO\1 Pi pils practising t is defe ce \vi 1 re energy han th circur 5 ances
39

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19l1l .•
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·'lh strikes out at your face his Ileft - and, '.,.all first k ock he bl w up\ li}OU,[ rigl1t, all Immediately slip, yo r free -and underneath his arm, as shown in igo I and pas it up '"neizc hi. wist b 10 ¥ vour O~.'D hand i dicated b.'
opponent
I

.A'

the 'owe arrow in he figure. _ ur right and a the same timera ps that of your opponent. .aving thus securely captured his arm- ., you levei backward to 'hie position S .0 In Fig. 2', a ad you have him~1 a, abso e h Ipt ss . it arion. Any a tempt at
II

resistanc _ means intolerable pa in self' inflicted, hile furthe lcvcrarre exer e 1 · y yoi 011 f-It In is bei g 0' -Ie b: Ia -. dad tlu ~
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t

Fig" I~

a . ay. are bei ,r forced . oughly backwarr s by an oppon his ha d pressing against 'our -b c e - . 5 in 'lgt I. . au C. rst b ring. b oth y'o'l-r n
"OIU
I, !II.
1

hen ben.' Io r I as in ig. 21 and yo,u will fi d t a you opponent goes
You'

down insta tly upon 'his cnees, If 1 e did not his - rist ,- auld b· damaged, ollrillg · '0 action _' e streng h of 0, . QU, arms and,
1

ha .ids over

'lis

hand,

as indicated

'by' the

shor: ar 0-',] a' d pre,s it firml ag inst . '0 ir boe SID a' to pr vent him - or 1) IIi g it
2

pa t ofthe weigh' of your body to force his \ rist into a painful position, rhich it is no ' ted to
J

oppo tent
,I

strikes

out ,a your face vlt

.eft turn g the blow aside and ~ - rnedi a ely seize tl e back of his han at the \ '~rist 'rOll then i g he pat of your right hand n ler his
is left
ia
4!

ou first gua ~d ~ ith you'

el 0 _" as shown in Fig.. . ~ his a In as snown by the him into tl e posi ion shown indicates .he final stag',ef applyi g e lever age: vhich yo can easily bring your _'OU lid, 0 YOll rna change h l 'J --.S describrcd" r
,5

Y tv i ti- g rou arrO\JVS yO'u force in, Fig'. 2~ which this hold, Dy ou have secured opponen to" e to a C. me-along

F~'g'
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III

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No' 91
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righ,t foot, placing

it behind his leg as
II

S hown

,ill

".,

by tile
have
0 11
1

arrow

in, Fig, his right hand,

By' the gl~ip Y'ou and 'by the 'pressure

AN opponent st il es out at your face with his right 'land. You knock aside the blow '11, }~'Iour left, gI'as'ping his wrist firmly, At the same time you, place' your right hand, o'n his ~eft shoulder, and step forward with yo'ur 6
~ /,~I

you apply

YO'll,r own rig'h.t, which at the' same time imprisons is left arm, )OU bear ,you - oppo -ent backwards across y',,-olur
I,

through

leg, his balance: as indicate: in Fig. 2..
right

being completely "7

lost,

exc llcnt . hrow is similar in orn re pccts to the preceding one, '. our opponent's blow is urned ~I~ile a d 111s r'"rrl1t wris ..rasped b) your left ha ~be ore. Then i- S' ea of bringing your r·gllt hand to his shoulder a, in , o, 9 you brii g it 0 his chi I, as
rII·'
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t,'

hnwn i Fig. r. r OU ste forwnr with t e right foo in~le direc 10', sl own by the ~ 0' , placing you' foot be lllld 'our oppo ent, n nd then force him backward over yOI r r~g11t leg, as shown in Fig, 2~ \ Tith the pull on his rig wrist and .ne pressure ou appl.nder Ills chin he is qui enale _10 1i ain 11is bala ce, and yo ave him completely at your' ._'ercy~
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Fig.

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19

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o, II.,

t,o your opponent

s wais ~ taking a s ep forward

~.... ist, Arm!" a d Back-bee a
preceding throws, 'Your opponent am s a \\ 'i '1 his right hand, " au
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olow at TO "ace aarry tl1e blow witl Ylour left knocking _'is forearm 0 _ twards an ' seizing 11'" s W· is wi tb your hand" You f - " n' Ingaur r g ,t,an d• • I

with }'our righ foo as Indicated by the arro · igl, and so placing y'our foot behind him, Then with the combined force of 'f,our ,'U]] on his wris and your right rm round "'5 bod , as shown In - ig_ 2, T'OU pre s 'our oppo
e11,

ackwar

s across
0

our

leg"

vit

the result ' at hi, is

'e- balanced

an

SO

throi ,n.

Fi ~ -

-. 0+
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M.

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is another cour er to the attac . of' an opponen who strikes out at } 0 r face wit r his -ight ,aIld~·' au rneet is b. quickly ushing side his arm \.ih.,o left, and place your left "and, opell, 011. 11 is chin. At the same .i--e y10u blring )ro r righ h 0 Il,·'S vaist ..
THL.·,

it roun _-to his back, -n thi position, as S 0\ in i~~2 it is ea'-y to fore" , is hea acx .rd so as 0 t pset his balance - Old bri 1. him to the gro 11' d~ 11 P ac isin,~ 'IlL throw, i is a Ivisable to _,ave YOIlr left foot extended , ell he . ef the oPT oncn ,in . der that
passin
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m
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be able' rd .

'0

pre- ent his

COl

"rg

Q.

too

Fig..
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13.

Arm-ac oss-th oat Come-along

old.

turned DU wards, I n this aosition he is incapable: of resistance, the leverage of ' is arm

,,' opponent stril e- out at zou with ' is right '- and, -0] gu arid, \ Ith jtour rig,h,t a , the same i e' seizing his writ a rd ulling his arrn across vour cl1est.' ou step out ad" xten your left a I,m in front 0 his throa: a rd force ,is head iackwards, while keeping hIS art,
I, 1

t ng any _'.overnen • hac: vards, while your arm i front 0' rs hroat renders a forward rno erner t equally irnpos ',ible+ ','au can ei t erold him in ,",
pr,e'Je
liII 1 I

across '"our chest

position

or march

him

- ,ong, and

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I

are: at

ressed

a' 'a ns

your

ch

S

u h'he

pa

54

able, by pressing across your k11 e '0 i hro him b- cl ,r rds 0 e gro n ~, at an, morn nr if _le b oeco ',S :110 nt, the sat e time

55

Fig.

1

i

No., 14~,
.rm-up-te-bac.
TI
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Come-along Hot.
in order
0

views are gl\le

ex I, in

clearly this wonderful hold, n OP]Jt)I1ent strikes out "vi 11 h is lef rand. You knock the blow a 1'( c \' -ith }'our le t seiz. 11·s wris ~ and tIlel'19 )lQ -_ ' ]lgl1t alrn under 11", elbo- and tu 11 his 11an(1 round t rtil hie .ialrn is upwards, a, 5110\Vl1 b) the arrows ill ig, IIU rOll then press his hand U I) his back his forea m being la d across )lIOUrS ( ig. 2)1 'Y Ol1 then grasp 11.IS uppe' arm wi i vcur rigtlt and bring your shoulder close u 'Ollis. las -11 Fig, 3 when l1E is force to go in rthe d irection ~ DU -',11. Th '. 0 e p- eca ;'ion neces ar ' is ' 0, ,ep yon houlder lose tc his!
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'10.

15,.

and

Sho'lder
AN opponent
left hand, I .ft, and then thu d.~' e
S

Fulcrum Come-ale g Hold.
strikes out at your head with his ou ' urll aside the blow with _ our 'izc hi \ -rist, palm upward ~ . au
Our head. his uickly below his armpit,

your t .foot 'up to a d. behind his left he is pi l' red to ur sid .' 0 a ,0 trap -_ rs ight arm '-, h your right i
0

moving

as indica ed l)y th _. upper
bringing 58

a row in Fig. 1M _,In acr,oss your ~houlder,

as shown in Fig.. 2, all" you have obtained an excellent Corne- ong hold, '\ au opponent dare 10" s uggl as he nuld n.1 strain his eft arm through the leverage which y10u obtai across QU- IOW!l shoulder,
hand,

It" L I'

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'III ig. I and pas' vour le m round behind him 0 ap his rearm, a d the' draw his ight um dov 'n over your shoulder, forcing your hea l pwards in his armpit as shown in Fig. 2 OU I turn his palm outwards to 5 raighten his ami and with the leverage obtained by theosi i01 of your head i' is easy '0 pu, such p essure on is arm a vill make him lilling to come a ong quie 1)1

Head F uIcrum Come-along Hold.
T _''5 is n -xtrernely pOl erful 11old, and one very easy I 10 apply, An opponent stril ' s out with his righ l and, You cnock aside the blow with wour 0 t1 .ight 11 ]10" his arm b, outx ards and seizing the bacl of his vrist wi '-your han _ au immerl lately duel, unde ne, - his ar ,-1 as in licate ' b, the -0" in
11

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Fig. ~
I

" rm-tu
,

.

. r S is a

I

seful cou ' er to
YOUT

.0

attack

rOO

11 a

oppone·nt attack you . itl the knife in Ilms tigh,·t hand a d his arm - paised, bring YO{l eft quickly agair ~t lis f 'rear' to stop dov nward blo ' hen bring th pa. In of your right hand 0 his, el bo Janda, ce the ben' arm, bac _var ~ as i~
'l10l11d,
6-,

kn ife,

'igj 2. This renders your oppor}, nt h Ipl.SSI and quic c y bri g im to the gro 11d. In hi " _, 'D ,~ is necessa -y toeep your left hand well on his forearm, a d not 0 close to the wrist , .noth r point to notice is to bing yo'ur foot close beside bis feet, w "ie, gives :you better control, As t10 emoval of the knife once your opponent is 0" the ground, seize tl: e th nt and pull out using he right hand or pu. pose, and you will cause hi '0 open i:, hand l st n tty ~

'0.

18.
0-

ounter to 'T_"
OPl:)O[

Hold.

ei seiz 'S your 'hroat with, his left hand. Hrlllg your left hand under llis and catch 101, 0'( IIi \r ist lceer ·ng ) our e bo \ re )1I u a 1 Fi« ~ ~ Then brii _-}) h the nalrn of your I~'igll hand underneath is elbow, and urn your oppo ent's arm a" ay fro', you, as
iii

I

pro.' ce surprising results, He will find it irr possible 10 rl tain his grip on' eu .rca - and, iJ at one let go. By' continuing the •wisting move' ent a lit le further you will force him ·110 the position son -0 Fir 2 to be ur her dealt - rit as you may fi d converne t lor necessary,
indicated
Ii

by'

'he arrow,

This

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61

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Fi ., ,.

Press-act oss-knee
A: opponent pins your : rn s to your sid " tllinkil1g 11c has y'lou in a secure grip~ You make ense vour arm muscles, and tllislas the advantage of drawing '~S attention to your rrns, and giving 1111nl", e Impression that y10u arc a '0-0 a: t· r pt to wriggle clear, You 6

. ay thus be able q ickly to Wit draw your Ie foot, an pass it· md hi' feet slippi ,g it 'be, 'eeD them, is breaks his . told most effectivey,as feels himself if dai g-r of 1051 g' his balance, and at once loosens his gri- '0 save hi --se £ '_OU ake ar an a of is s ackening, and y quic kly st ching au your left arm force your opponent backward acros flour cnee, as sho "n in Fig .. 2.
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Fig.

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2,0
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Arm-across-shoulder P ss-back-chin Come-along ,- old.
An 0 .ponent strikes out at your head with hi's right hand. You knoe . his arm ax ay our -ig' tt a, seize hi \, ris" turning the palm upwards and forcing 111S arm away fro, ~. you irs ch a, \\y as to tu n him ron nd wit, is back to .vla,-I- _,S -ou. au then uc: de' 68
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I

hi exte dd l~igll arm, as, Indica ed 'by the ar 0 I [I Fig. I, at tile same time shoo' ing' out vour I. ft arm across ris fhroat, as sho . n in I~ig'. 2 and forcing is head . iack ards, Your opponent ·5 now In a clpless con.diti,1011, I fr01TI the .infu pressi re you can app - at his elbov by 1_ erage applied ac 'oss t our S ioulder 3 - d on his . roa a d lle · forced ,0" 0 a 1 Ollg as Oll may wis .
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No 21.

Counter to Blow, Arm-p essThrow'

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AN opponent strikes out at your face with his right I and. ·ou bend slightly to tl e I, f -,t owa ~ng his ar - to pass over yo r r'ght, . de . 'hen ji ou bring both hands up 0 er your op' ionent's elbo • and by' pressing IdO'Wl1 and nding fon d - s· ndica . d y th arro
70

in 19 ,. Y'o' pull hi m to the gr,Du nd e e he has time to withdraw or to renew his at ack, The pressure mus be applied at th. elb .. Join t, This is extrei ely ea." effec .ual press-down t ro\v'~ I.f your. OP'PIQ en. strikes out '. ith the Ie you shou d bl. nd or d . -' toward the right, TIllS .1'" vents . our h a,d corning ir cion act with hi as you. I? il h'm forwa d
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,2.

Arm-acros·-,hould, r Co.', e-alor g Hold.
A;
pa
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lent strikes out at you with hi
I

. ight

hand.
rn

You quickly seiz " his wrist, turning
I

tl e

up /an s, and brirlg his arm over vour left shoulde at the same tirr e turning round so 'hat your back is pl ced aga'nst the side

of his chest, Your lc t e bov must be laced across his ches as in Fig. 2, ,", prevent hi
1',

ih ._ Ire hal. • y .ressin» d own in he directio 1 shown by the arrow in 'g. 2~ his palm being kep turned p\\ ards, sufficien 1'" rerage i obtainer ov T your should r to reduce you opponent to submission, while the pressure of your left arm across hts ch st p e 'ents his sc Ipe f urn }'0 r ad. his . ,0 d the talle"upileell watching in the photograp s auld be held as easi1ys the s i hte one who is bing ex I' ented \ i It.
tril ing out

Fig'li I.

23

Press-i
opponent

0',"

n -h sad T'hro

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strikes lout at you '_~ithi rig11t hand, You knock t ie blow aside, a' d quickly seize his vrist \ Ti h yoi r righ hand, ,'t 'he same t~ e you p,ass yo'ur lef' rand under 11'''s elba a d on to the hacl 0' his neck, as show', in Fig~ I. Y DU can use this as a Come-alone hold a _ wit
l'

and arm str,aig itened he will have no po\\'e,r to resis -. Fig, 2 shows that the' same position can be developed in. 0 a throw.x 'nd yo , cs n easily b i g yo r opponcn'I

turned

upwards

grollnd by bending forward his head .1 rough presst re on t e neck, For his pressu ellis 0 m 'upper arn sei ves S - fulc la,g,alns'_ which YO'ur forearm rest ,~~ ile IOU keep ris arm. per' ectly straight,
to the

5

No. 25.

Threat-and trap-leg Throw.
onent st 'ikes out witl his r.i--h.t hand. au cnock his arm aside ..lith your eft, anc quickly brilng your forearm across his throat, YOllT elbow res' ing on his chest, A, tile same time YOt step forward with . ur left foot, passing it be lind a 11 'I to f- e 11 ide o' his right 5 0 as tOI .rap hIS le,g~ Then 'press h irn dO\-\'D :~T~ h wour arm on. his throat and e will 'be easi y ·hro II of{ his balance, 76
,'N'
lOP
1

Blow Force-black -ch ~ n Throw.
__.:,' opo " en' ~,'rikes out vith his lef I all'
,

'You knock the blow aside wi h }T'our ,igl an,' quickly bring your rigl1't and, ope." _gainst his chin, At 111e saine time yo "as your .ef hand to the back 0 IlL le t tip, thus levering rim bac cwa -ds .0 he ground .. This pro ides ~. simple und complete counter o·~ 'bI . ~ ,,0
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No: ·7
o, 26.

Elbow-unde-annpi Hold,
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Co ne-along

COt. nt
HE I,'

.. tc Hea _- n ..chanc ·ry. r

opponent strik s out with his rigl than· . or k_nock. asid~ the_ b ow i.t_l yot r right and se ze. h s _rist. T len ..acing your left and under his elbow you .·ringou eft ell ow . under his armpit. By then forcing your l' ~It 1 and dot nv ards-no too . a' d in prac ice-s-strain Is applie a lis elbow joi t, as mai ked in the pno ograph, sufficient to prevent resistance. . .ote that you must not relax le pressure und .r hi __ rmpit,
r

indica es a wonde .'- ,1 : eans of a, oiding .u.,_· hrnent wl en yo r opponent has yo tr 1. e " 'U n .er 11' 5 right ar and is, about to pun h it with is fist, Stretch out you_ 'Jb'11t I md a few Inches from yo r f ce and, from "OU - opponent s chest tO stop L .is upwa d blow, +orce his and downwards a indio ed f he arrow, bring your other ham rou i1 elbow d grasp his a m secure ) The lip IOII.r righ hand to hirigll ri t an turn his h d in yards. and h.ill 0,' forced 0 le )1"0' go,~
0 0 1'\. I
I
5 I

7'

7

I "ENn

byny . S ,0mach,

r
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0 ~,'

nent I as been
thro-

th
'" .

ro ght descri e sit
t

dOI\

n his

I rs " i

SI

land

) ess his a rns

across yo -1' III the' elbow' . hate ra 11.,
.. '\\ ard: n
J!

, .'he p essure being a pplii rl at

11 0

[back of th

dicated by the crosses ill the ialms rnu t be reld facing r 0 apr ,I .r the 1)- e sure, and the S iould be laid firmly aga'inst t S aighten t .e a 'm
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very powe 'u hold, . 'hen an opponent has bee - brou,gh' to the ,:~_,rlol'und ,izeight· is, turnin the palm au. rards, md press the elbow against YOllr shin on the anne- shown in the photograph, - hile pressure is P olied 'he is unable to move, but-emai _ ' e p ess at your feet, glad to escape the mor painful pressure by ceasl -g to esist
. IS is

-other

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,

N 0.. 30'.
I'

No. 31. hroat Hold or Floor.
nt '0 th ground in a sitti ,', POSIt 0 I • OU get be rind him, hr ' , '·0 r Icf a rn round his .hroat, and a th same time press his hea foward wit 1 your honld f. " ou en bring up your · h t k ee . nder his . ight arm . 'rile ' au seize hi : we st,
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Yo 'have .hrown your opponent to the ground by one of he throw describe and ave brought, im into a si tl g position. Stan' i'g
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t "our oppon

behind h . " you seize his tne palms outwa ,ds ad, hen bring your knee .e zeen h is houlder blades s'o as-o force h s bor ly forward . e 15 absolutely held and cannot move
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urning the palm upwards, and apply P' essure cross your kne hen necessary, a icated

by he arro

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Arms-up- -ack Loc
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on Floor.

32.

Arm, Lock on Floor:
I 'A: IN brougl t your opponent tOI the gron. on his back, and you being' seated beside I in , .~,o_ may slip your right Toot acros '0 he othe side of 'I}-- 'body. your leg res i.ng ac 0.,. his throat. "hen seize the wrist 'next you, t rning the palm up _ ards and bing Is elbo . ains ,your 1left tr ig'h. 'y, ,sing I] .' rand dow .\ ards you produce a strain on the elbow ioin s - . ciently painfu to p.r,e ent ' I , gling or a' 'Ie,m .' s to -scap~ 8,
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11.<\'1 G b ouoht your opponent to the ground face downv ards, bend 0 er his bo y with one foo on either side, place your hands mde his elbows ad lever up is a n unti pr~ fee Iy straight, . e hands and wrists resting 011 }"IOU shoulde 'S~, Clasp you a rns rou d his,,'l e fingers of on'e hand curled iii those of the lot er. -y- DU can we ge'lshi arms . a H tle doserogether, if necessary but hi hold can be made ex rerne y painfu and should be- P ractised 'r. ith xreme t 0'"U . ca e. can make it harder still by sitting on you oppone: t,
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and encouragernen of lady read .rs, a, few illus r' ions are' now esente ~ 111 which the wife of' fhe v r teo demons rates some ,of ,-er favourite holds a d throws, the rritcr himself ac i'ng the part of assailant, the present ins ance vtne assail m las S' ruck out with his righ ~ The lady knocks aside ie 'blow wit her right, grasping his ·r· t and hr ings he left ham tOI - is chi - . 6
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forcins · bid . '.-1 a',' h sam t'll! - - e~ brin _ ,ac .. ,g he eft 'knee behind 'his rig' t eg, ,'. S result the IOpp'Oll n quickly loses ,i balanc and is brought 0 he g au. d wi 11 li tle effort, Hat i,,g brought 1 im do" 1 she slihtl} c ange her grip, bringing' her hand more 0 he ront in order 10 press the opponent's hand back mo e firrnli her k ree being -rought forward against his el O\V~ The ,·ppone.. canna ift 1 is fre ' ,'ani' 0191- he l 0 nd to clear ais ell) ,b<lecause the weight of hi: body vould a once increase the pre- ure 0 his irnpriso ed elbow JOiI1'.
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35.

A' m-lock-across-shoulder T---·o'

and

As her assailant strikes out \ 'i h his right ha 1- ~the lady stops the blow wi 11 her closed left then, olple,- I.ng her hand, SI izes his ist an presses hi arm upwards. She. uickly dive underneath hi arm, and brings he ight root b lnd hIS.igh leg as she n by 88

F~g.. I At, ie same time she hrows her rig'llt arm across his body an,d '~rr:ps his Ire ar p essing i! to "'s' id as , ~1iI, ~g~ 511' as now complete C0112~ trol of Iier opponent, who cannot struggle 0 Ir e himself \ ritt· ut exposing himself ;-0 inole able p,r ssure on his -lbow joint across ter sho lder, e can be brought to the . ound _ ~th, little troub e " being forced .. wai ds ,a-ross her kne -.
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No,. 3,6.

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Chin'n"d

rsnee Throw
hi d "anis
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this case th

opening

as in the preceding one, ,Io\v with her closed left ha The she seizes ]ler assailan : wris arldlpres ing nis arm upwards, qui kly dives underneath it, Al 'he same time she brings 11er right. and tOI , is chi 1 land forces his head back vurds, He is now entirely defence ess, md the lady may bring 'hi. 0 the ground by chin pr ssnre alone or she may place he right foo behind h' s, an', t iP rim as in · o. 3 5
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position is he same 1 e 'lady stops the

k rocked aside '-IY the lady i' h 11e_ eft. whic she ·,111 ne liately b ings against his chin ; at" same ' ~,--e she ~ ends fori .ard a - d ce tches hold of his lef knee, By sirnulta eously pressing bac his chi - and raisii g his ' ne as indicated by the a- ,0' s, the assailant ,lOS ,at one ."rrown on his back, wha ever his weigh a .d streng 11 may be, T')l~S .hrow is e tre ely simple and effecti e, and rnav u ut~' prac' ice 'by , .. .eakes ~
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T·.ow

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I' this and, te succeeding p '10 o,grap' S]1 ~ role of defender is. filled by' men. of the reg Iar poll e force. T' e acti 01 s repres nted 10 e er, are equally within the ,.0 er of soecial con stables or other civilian . n opponent strikes ou with his left hand, You parry with your right, and ' uickly b i ...•.. yourarm across lis thro - stepping close up . 0 his side. You then stoop and bring your lef ha d down to the back of his knees, and by the pressure on is th oat ie is si[! thro -,n
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oack-chi ~ ounte ~_

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T'h 0 ·'.t

Hold.
r ith .0' ' oppo" '~n _ sei.7.' yo -- thro at hands, '.' 'rOIU grasp is right wrist wi h vou left h and, bending I ~ - m and s ortening his O,__ J our righ t 'rand reacth'), an d hen I etween is arms force back is chi 11 This ca ses hi'n' release his 110' d on yOUJ t, ..., at inst antly, ,o
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opp'o .ent seizes yo. r throat \ rj h bo: _ hands, as inig. I au sli your rig and up 'be' veen his two han ..S. , ,h·s is - e esential point In e defence : our ],all must be passed up benoeen his hands, and not outside 'Of th m. Then you raise your eft hand an, eras you' hands fi 'mlyorr" er (he .gers of one hall : urled i1.: ide hose of the other), your left passing over the opponent' right fron the outside ou ext blear down with you left arm and p ess UI with your righ~ as in Fig. 2, and you will find that your opponen 's hold is a once broken, lis lef la- d passes' across t0 you-r- other SI~1 and h e n
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is at the same time thrown completely off lis balance, F g'~ 3hows the movement cornple ed Thi coune , of perfor ed s rarply Till e able Ie\ n the weakest \ oman to b eal away easily from as'. rong man. N· 0 would otherwise ]1 e he a, hIS me ,C
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AN opponent is abou 0, hrust a you with a nife, With your left hat d you seize his wris and force i 0 t ards : you t en s vins in your rOght am. passing it ocr "is left S 0 lder, your land go"ng well dow- h'5 back, as shown by the arrow in 'ig., . A the sam time you
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step forward vith your I"rg " foo t placing i' well behind him, and trapping his right faa so as to pre . 'nt his st pping oacl ~-ards, The . osition in igm 2 SIlO. S t e immediate result. You I old your opponen entirely at your mere} , and as his arm is stre tched aero ss ".our chest, ) ou a e abl: '0 applj press Ire as great as may' be necessary tOI reduce him to a pas) '" e state,

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pponent aims a b 0,\\/ at your chest with a k 1·, C.' au lean back sli ht y so tl at the 10 may" iss, . nd then 1_- il1g your 'eft forerm

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'his side; is 5 tach, while at he arne im au ss v our ri 1,- har d 0 the back of 1 is neck an pun forward, as shown i. 0 iru e 'lis movement ill he sta{j,e,'_, 0 ,r\' 1n ~Lg~ _ is reache well OU suddenly change you _ ft had from the DPpO~ nen ' '. ornach to his hac c, thus locking his
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ag ins his righ arm trapp alia. ) our h ' d .0 'res in
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1-and rei . '"[15 on _1,e back of his neck, The final move is shown ir Fig. 3, \;rhen ) 0 tak a ',a " )' 0, r rigl har d from his neck an pl, I up his 1 ft ar _ I as shown 10 .he photograph. You apply strain on hi neck by forcing in hi head ag J st ' 0 1 bod}. In ractising ] is ery . ff;. ctive 0. d ta ce care . ot to put much pressi e on the neck, 5 it i~ exceedingly , ainful,
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righ ar is completed

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opponent arme vith a kni fe strikes Otl with his right hand. W· h your left you quickly knock his ben: elbow from -h ' inside in th outward dir ction, as ill F~g. I and CO', Inue thi tovem nt a stage further IJY I)inl1i~lg his ar to his side with rou a m. _ on pa 5 } our left han" '_rOl .nd tlO ' Ill: sma I 0'- " ls',ac'" •b an-d at : 1,1' a
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bri g ,lour right hand agains 11is chill a rd press backwards, he opponent is at once hrown uff his balance a is easily
same time
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bro ~ It to the ground, n Fig-~ _ the oppone ' 5 han d \ itn the kni fe is 8110 n sornew hat more 0 tile rent than ~ wo rld be in acti al
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any new offens i"'f! mo eM
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ig It ]1and seizes your coat c llar wi his left, 0 apidly raise YO'" r right ','and to seize his le t ind bring our left: dol. el 10', as sho '11 ill Fig, " Y ou"'hoo' aut your left foot ornewha to the ,ea of is, r len ,"0 -r legs ill be wide a 'Ia si
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quickl pull his left arm with a sweeping circu '_r mover ent round to .1 our fr nt, vhich s ings -:1111 ro 1- anngm his body acr ~s you' h ip all 1 0\\ S 111tTI completely '0 his balance, H, has t11US. 110 op'por uni _' of U 19 his ritoIlt 11,nr witl: t e knife, In all pro abil t _ e will rlrop it a e falls, i ' order to save ]1 irnsel a tar as he can ith lis free ha d,
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No. 45 Arm-~ p-and-stomach
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seize
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rai ·',e you, " OU 11 sic] aid, same time your head

force
you

it} a kr ie hand a td aims blo at he res endi g arm on the down to his side, f\ the cal ch his he h nd, brins
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g,aitlst ._le ni of his stomach and fo e hir c cwan s, ~flee ..'S ~ary )1'1 ca 11 C11 a 11gle Y'our right hand 0 the 1)["'-lc of 1-115 eft 1 ee, tra ing his leg, ill or. 'r 0 II ve lim COIDI) etel ' .erhalanced as ~11.0\ 11 in ,0., 3~ i ~2 shows he opponent ii, h.. ac of c 1 ," lID I~s'llblm:ty of rera 1 n,g' b. ac wa t'd S, J covering ']LS ba ance.
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46

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back Throw.

ie same time you lace. his S 0 ,_1ter joint, oullin

our ight hal d his bod, for-

A-·· oppone _ a' acks you with a k'- ife in hi _ ig 1 1 ' d, ~.. u raise '. 0 r .ef 0 cater lIS a d scending wrist, hich you seize fir.1y [OfIcing .. down, and then backwards and UP'\ a ds In a .' 1 C ar S indica e , F"19~,Ii •

'\:a ds and downwards, as sho .n in Fi . 2. .' ate that in. this position ,h.is arm " 1 Id lei,

.ure YJ ex tended i_'.' a 1 ' .x tremel ucl n . Iortable position tha the slig -tes ul1 O[] it will bring him helpless to the groun.

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T iroa --and-a,r'
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'VlS 1 0 assist, You quick] throw ylou' ~ig'It . rrn across -1 e assailant's 1 roa and with j our lef - hand seize his \ rist, The' turnir g }'Iour right hip into his ba. k you sv inb round vard: - the rear' and mull 11 im Oller backw ard '. ~rom this IloIclh will fi 'J i- irnpossible to
mal e any attempt a' leslcape.
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i ~ all extremely easy ·ay to bring to the g O'U," d an assailant who is attacking some one an is una, are of your approach,
You step l 1) b hind rim, throw your arm round i- Iron of is throat, and pu back \ -ards, at he same time .aising your knee and bringi s it agaii S re Sit all 0,' li, bac c, e 1 irnr led ately brougl1t to the grolu,· d e] less. log

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Counter to Revel' e '
assailant . esents re a -~r aome 0e whom he U holds p JJ -0 enforce is demands, ou run to help, and om t. ie rear shoo you' igh han U der t11 assailant' lex ended " han d a . th e sa e. time nlach our ,eft hand on his arm at t re elbow joint. . ou press 1 · err 01. d,0 ' n rrd s qUIC, Iy~1 thus I ~
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ben ing hi. a fit a d wi I pmg rno e. merit, indict tedDY the dotted line in Figs. I
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and 2'1 you force his hand round ehind his bac .. The r - olverviU nov be pointi g

backwards and downwards, if he sill keeps hold of it a d eve if it does go off no ha m WI) be d ne, The rna I arrov r in .I show S \ ere tJ e downard pres ure m ust be applied, ..otic that the ig :land must be he firm y.
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ck- ,',e·s-dow
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a ver

useful metod a' acked

ass Han

dt 'O"U,r 'Ule·l 'rom behin ,an '}row ng_ forearm across hi th roa . ", t Ie, same fmc _Oll place your left hand. dosed, in the 1 ft srn 11 of his ac. ou nov force yo
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is being

pOll. approad
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e pull back with your right arm against his throat.Jn the irec i "s indica, db" the arro 5 m Fig, _ This \ ill have the effec of making hi r -01lapse instantly, as in Fig. 21 tl e eig ',- oj your+ body bein« main ,,' applied against hi e nd: himself Aa Ion '''8 hac bef re he has ·me '0 make any st: uggJ .. ag am )~our a tt .• .tacs
hand forward
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Arm Lock on Chest.
A' oe You your At over u' armed assailant 'is abotr to attack sam' I om behind, land }. IOU run '0 he resc e, quickly seize the assai ant's ' rist with righ har d, tun ing , is pa lrn up\var IS,. same ti re ,0, " row n our lef arm his shoulder so as ,0 bring your elbow . der i, c _ir -o'm this osition "QIU
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a e able to p I his captured arm across our chea as shown by the arrow in Fig. I, and the esu tant ositio .' ill be that sho in Fig. 2. 0 - account of . he r ssure which ~ Y··au can exert against hie assailant's elbow, it· . vident th t he . as . 0 opportunity of resis ing hol or of doing an- da .age \ 'ith _ . his kni e~ , 0 e 'hat t.~lie pressure re" ,', 1
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off his balance,

all

11e will be brought
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cad-at-back Hands-·,at-kn,ee T'hrow,
a -la~ la ~,L is een attac :,ing
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to the ground" as in Flg. hi] ~ of avoid! 19 lIC fall.
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withou _e possi. ou have then e- Ire
any
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ie one an yo run, UPI tOI g'~ve'aid. :,OU, quic ely approaci the assailant f~ om behind, bend dO'\\~11so as tOI bing ou head against the srna 1 of his ack, and at th e sarnet ime en -sp I is len ees \ it11,'. our han's as .s110\'" 11 ill Fig, I~l A slight forward pressure with . our head Mlll t11 0' him co,
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1 im, a id m,}T appl

the

olds wr ic 1 are described in his boo {, or may march irn off in one or other 0' the Come-alonp holds. n ractising this t 10\ g "ea care must be al e . no 0 brIng th ' on .'
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orehead-pull-back Thaw
is anot ie very useful . hro ~O' pu in pract ce when coming tOI the help of a, person W ois being attacked, You come up behind the assail nt, ,.lace b th ha ids 0 er hi forehie d, a, pull bac ,. This at 0 lee interferes vith is, proce ding's, am' at he same '[irne th -0- 5, him off his oalance, ",0 matt, 'ro .'.
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strong -e may be, he vill be brought quickly to he grou rd without a 1)' violent pressure bing require'. The pressure is xerted Tn direction which he fin ~ It impossible to"esis' and, as a, result he is rought i· 0 erv cornple e . ubjection Once e on [ e gro __ he can b . dealt '\ i 11 as d, may e fo nd s , irable, either by a floor hold or, on ge 'jng him " hi fee again, by a . a e alo .,10, d.
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..oming '0 he as sian ce 'of so ne one . 110 1S being acli..ed,J· au appro,a h t re assail 11t quickly fror behind. 'YOLI', ass your ri,g:llt hand round in f: 0 It of him plac ~ g it aaailst is S omacn, A' '11e same .irne you bring your left hand to he back of his head, pressing i vinol sly forv ard as indicated . the Ol in ..ig~ I~ our igh' ham mea '\i hile
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Y' a rains tile p .. of his . t .. ach, m If 11 movernerr i' pe p- . ~ ed qui ckly very' little force is required to o\rer U"11 . h . assailant, He is . asily 0\ e' alanced bv the u ex ecte attack, and in 1110S,. case: would ctu l1y all Ot:1 his 11 ad . f ) 011 did 'not save him from rioing SO~ :, otrce tha ir Figi 2 1 counter has bee at piled 5'0 - udd hat al hough the ail' has been broug into a doubled-up a .titude ie has not lad . irne to ella ' e '11 e ,.'sition
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C 'u ler rrom Rea','.
..OUu to the assistance of one W 10 is eing threatened by a armed assailan holding a revolver In his rig'h 1 and. 'au seiz his vrist ' ith your righ I and at t ie 'am. tim. bring . Our left u .der his e1bow facing it upwards. hen ll. '. ring his a m vou orce him '_10 the
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o nd, as indicated i Fig I. Having brought him to t -, is poaitio , place yo r left knee on his e bow, a in Fig. 2, and he is qui' e unable to move, . G'U can en take a'~vay the eve ver by opening out his thumb a d can 19 him 10 let go. By this hold a woman could' etain C,IO', .' e e master',' over a 'po, erf I man, for once hie is thrown and his arm pi - ned to the g ound he is llclple 5, and cannot s rt ggle wito inflictin ... . po . himself i_ .tolerable P .in.

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me hod ofaling wi _] .'. all assai-I an v zho J9 a rack ng SOnc one, ""{; DU .l sep 'P behi ld the assailan thrus your hands Ul1,' r his a ID- al1 'up to t re bacl r r f his neck,
another
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Fig. 2' is reachc ~a pos "ion mos ' un ~ pleasant for the assailant, but one from which he finds i, impossible to escape, and I e will b ready' 0 .relcome the re ief when he is rrown o the ground. 0 bring and to keep' n es ' s possih 'e. d's lose of the as ail by e crcise of otherwi "C
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forv -ards and do _ '1....

wards as S town by the arrow ln Fig, r, H-' co. · uing his movement the p ition .sho n
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Sutherland's Classes.

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