Basic Self-Defense

Green Belt to Blue Belt

NO LET ME GO!!!

Opponent:

Grabs student by the shoulders from the front

Defender:

  1. Scream "NO LET ME GO!"

  2. execute double side block to break the hold

  3. execute double front punch to the center of the chest

  4. execute double front kick to the knees or groin

  5. run away

Front Push

Opponent:

Opponent pushes your chest
 

Defender: 

  1. Step back in fighting stance, left leg forward

  2. Offensive (R Leg) front kick to the groin

  3. step down w/RT foot in the front of opponent 

  4. Back fist (R Fist) to the temple

  5. Reverse punch (L Fist) to solar plexus

  6. cover off (Keya)

Front Bear Hug
Opponent:

Wraps both of their arms around the front of you locking both of your arms down to your side


Defender:

  1. Step back (R Leg)

  2. Chop to waist with both hands

  3. grab at waist

  4. R knee to groin

  5. R leg back (keep firm hold on opp.)

  6. L elbow to face in a back stance

  7. cover off (Keya)

Front Choke
Opponent:

Grab defender’s neck with both hand from the front


Defender:

  1. L hand goes between their hand

  2. Join R hand to L (over opp. L arm)

  3. Step back w/Rt leg as you break down with your hands to your Rt side

  4. L back fist to opp. L temple

  5. R hand palm heel to nose

  6. R Leg offensive front kick to groin placing foot back in original position

  7. Cover off (Keya)

Back Bear Hug

Opponent:

Come from behind locking your arms around defender’s body trapping their arms down to their side.

 

Defender:

  1. L foot stomp

  2. Drop down into a deep horse stance

  3. Same time thrust elbows up to break hold

  4. R elbow to the solar plexus

  5. L elbow to the solar plexus

  6. R bottom fist to the groin

  7. R back fist to the face

  8. Step out with R leg

  9. Cover off (Keya)

Back Bear Hug

Opponent:

Come from behind locking your arms around defender’s body trapping their arms down to their side.

 

Defender:

  1. L foot stomp

  2. Drop down into a deep horse stance

  3. Same time thrust elbows up to break hold

  4. R elbow to the solar plexus

  5. L elbow to the solar plexus

  6. R bottom fist to the groin

  7. R back fist to the face

  8. Step out with R leg

  9. Cover off (Keya)

Double Wrist Grab

Opponent:

Grab both wrists.

 

Defender:

  1. Circle palms; Pull back to break hold

  2. While stepping forward w/Lt leg chop to the neck

  3. Grab the neck bring opp. head down to your R knee

  4. Keep hold of neck w/Lt hand R elbow to face

  5. Cover off (Keya)

Back Grab

Opponent:

Grab neck from behind.

 

Defender:

  1. Half turn backwards, sliding R foot behind L foot

  2. While turning; R hand over both arms of opp. (Grabbing above elbows)

  3. Locking tightly while pulling opp. arms up high; L punch to ribs

  4. L punch to face

  5. Cover off (Keya)

Right Front Punch

 

Opponent:

Step back w/Rt foot; then step forward while punching with your R hand.

 

Defender:

  1. Step back with R leg as you high block w/Lt hand;

  2. Punch with R hand to solar plexus;

  3. Grab opp. arm offensive (R) round kick to groin;

  4. Step down w/Rt foot in front of opp. (keep hold of defenders arm);

  5. R elbow strike to face;

  6. Reach all the way around the neck w/Rt arm lock and choke until tap.

Left Front Punch

 

Opponent:

Step back w/Lt foot; then step forward while punching with your L hand.

 

Defender:

  1. Step back with L leg as you high block w/Rt hand;

  2. Punch with L hand to solar plexus;

  3. Grab opp. arm offensive (L) round kick to groin;

  4. Step down w/Lt foot in front of opp. (keep hold of defenders arm);

  5. L elbow strike to face;

  6. Reach all the way around the neck w/Lt arm lock and choke until tap

Side Head Lock

 

Opponent:

Approach from behind on L and lock your R arm around the front of the neck.

 

Defender:

  1. Turn head to inside;

  2. Block opp. punch with your R hand;

  3. Bring your L arm over opp. back;

  4. Grab their hair (or ear) and pull the head back;

  5. R chop to the groin; R chop to the solar plexus;

  6. R hand chop to the neck;

  7. L knee in the back;

  8. Take down;

  9. Cover off (Keya)

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