How To: Perform basic footwork in Aikido

Learn to be like Steven Seagal with some Aikido martial arts instructions! This video tutorial will show you how to perform basic footwork in Aikido. Sean Flynn explains the basic footwork drills ("unsoku" in Japanese) of Tomiki Aikido. Aikido might seem easy, but don't fool yourself, use this as a basis or an introduction.

How To: Perform a choke hold release

This video explains how to perform a choke hold release. The first move shown is an attacker simply choking his victim from the front and then performing a release. The release is shown in the video is to while being choked reach over the attackers arm hold and slam two fingers into his trachea, punch and then kick the victim in the stomach. The second move shown is when the attacker grabs you from behind is to use your hand to push your elbow into their body and flip them onto their back and...

How To: Perform a flower sweep then go into a triangle choke

If you want to learn some submission moves, then why not learn it from an Ultimate Fighter? In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how you can perform a flower sweep that goes into a triangle choke from Ultimate Fighter, Vinny Magalhaes. It's a great move to perform and practicing it will only help make you better. But remember, when attemtping this make sure you do it properly and don't mess up. Messing up can result in serious injury to you or your practice partner. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Punch aggressively in a street fight

Ever wondered how to fight, how to defend yourself, or how to simply be bad ass? Well, this video tutorial from Fight Tips will get you on your way to streetfighting, protecting yourself, improving your speed and endurance, and everything else involved in being a great fighter.

How To: Defend yourself against an attacker at night

When coming home late at night you should always be alert. Predators use this time of the night to take advantage of the hour when no one is around and the person with their guard down due to a long work night with things on the mind. When someone approaches you at night be aware of their posture and how fast they are approaching. Often they will ask a harmless question to build trust and to get closer. Use a loud voice to yell stop and no. After you have said no and they still persist then b...

How To: Strike vital points for self-defense

Sensei Anthony Britton demonstrates how to defend yourself against an attacker larger and heavier than yourself by applying the principles of vital point striking. Cause your attacker some pain by attacking those weak human body areas. Works on all shapes and sizes.

How To: Release a choke hold in self-defense

Sensei Anthony Britton demonstrates how to release a choke hold from an attacker from the front and a choke hold from the back. So, if you ever get attacked in a deep dark alley and have their hands or arms around your neck, then you definitely need to check out this how-to video for your protection. So don't get choked, get out of it.

How To: Defend yourself if someone pulls your hair for women

In this video, we learn how to defend yourself against an attack. This will come in handy if someone is trying to come at your from behind and pull your hair. First, spin towards the person attacking you and grab onto their shoulder. Then, knee them in the private area. Another thing you can do is grab their hair and pull them down or put your thumb in their ear and pull them down. Make sure you act quickly and if it's a man, hit them in the private area and yell loudly, this is a great way t...

How To: Be a bouncer

Learn from a seasoned bouncer some tips on fighting unruly guests as a bouncer. Some of the techniques taught are how to escape when a knife is being held to your throat, how to start the fight, and how to escape a throat hold.

How To: Regain guard position when pinned on the ground

In this video, we learn how to regain guard position when pinned on the ground. Once you have someone on top of you and you are pinned down, then take your knee in. Your knee and head should be on the same path and your head should move away and straighten out. Make sure to do this in one movement, not two movements. Then, you should be inside the guard so you are in a better position. Move out and put your foot in between the opponent's knees. From here, you will be able to move your leg out...

How To: Kick a Baby's Ass (6 Moves That'll Guarantee Victory)

One of the most common misconceptions is the innocence and fragility of the human baby. Hidden behind their adorable faces and pudgy, dough-like skin is a dangerous and sometimes deadly force. In order to protect yourself from one of these treacherous creatures, you'll need to learn its weaknesses, as well as some of the best techniques for pummeling their cute little faces into the ground.

How To: Defend yourself when attacked from behind

In this how-to video, you will learn how to defend yourself from an attack from behind. When someone gets you from behind, put your arm around him and grab his arm. Make sure to shout when you do this. Take your other arm and punch him in the face twice by punching him once and then punching him when the arm is returning back. You have many types of shots to take, such as at the throat or groin. Once this is done, you can push the attacker back. This video offers great advice for responding t...

How To: Defend yourself when attacked from behind for women

In this video, we learn how to defend against an attacker from behind with Grace. When someone comes from behind, you will want to scream very loudly "NO!". You will also want to hit as hard as you can backwards. Make a fist shape first to protect your hand and punch backwards into the attacker. Make sure you aim towards their groin area to ensure the attacker will fall down. When you hit them, hit them as hard as you can, even if it hurts you and scream as loud as possible so you can attract...

How To: Protect yourself against a handgun attack

This small video tutorial will show you how to protect yourself against a handgun attack. If you like martial arts or watch one to many movies, you'll love this. It you need to learn self-defense, you will not only love this, you will need this. Don't let somebody threaten you with a gun, defend yourself. Just don't be a hero. Only use this in emergencies, like a life or death situation.

How To: Pick on your kid brother with these fighting tips

Your kid brother is annoying you, what do you do? You pick on him of course. Check out this video to see how to pick on your kid brother with these fighting tips. You'll see how to perform the cong slap, the bird flu, kong klap, backwards deer kick, rainbow and horseflies moves. You don't need to be an expert at hand combat to get your sibling to stop bugging you.

How To: Defend yourself from someone choking you for women

In this video, Grace shows us how to use self defense on someone that is coming after you. If your attacker comes at you with both of their arms on your shoulders, clasp your hands together. You will then use your elbows to break apart their hands and elbow that person in the face. Once you've done this, scream "no" while you are doing this extremely loudly. After you've yelled, knee your attacker in the private area and then run away as quickly as possible to find help. This is for a woman t...

How To: Practice small joint manipulation

An easy way to get someone to release their hold on you is to grab hard onto one of their fingers and either twist, by rotating your own wrist or snap the finger backwards. Anyone can do this! I asked one of my younger students to grab my finger once.

How To: Defend yourself from an attacker at a party for women

In this video, we learn how to defend yourself at a party. This will help if someone comes up to you and pins you against a wall while at a party or gathering. If someone comes up and puts their hands on you, tell them "no" and grab onto their shoulders. Then, kick them in their private area and run away after you push them away. Do this in one swift movement and attract the attention of those around you. Make sure you are very mean and loud so that person and everyone around you knows that t...

How To: Do the knee strike in street self defense

The knee strike is a very simple but effective maneuver. It is even more powerful if you can get the attacker around the neck and pull his head toward you while doing the knee strike. This is the same science as a car crash. Your attacker won't know what hit him. The same knee strike is used in different martial arts, but is effective in simple self-defense. Just watch this self-defense video tutorial on how to do a knee strike.

How To: Grab a gun away in self-defense

Practical Chinese Combat System incorporates only the most effective self-defense techniques from the many internal and external fighting. This unique, comprehensive system is taught to law enforcement officers in both China and America and is now available to you through this exciting video series.

How To: Get a tighter rear naked choke

In this video, we learn how to get a tighter rear naked choke. First, have the other person sit down and get on your knees behind them. After this, place your arm around their neck and pinch it with the crease in your elbow. If you hold this long enough, they will become dizzy from lazy of oxygen. Now, take your hand and grab the opposite bicep. Lift your head back, then bring your other hand behind their head, making your elbow lock. This will cause them to be locked into place and you will ...

How To: Defend yourself from an attacker

When someone attacks from behind:: When arms are around you, Hold onto attackers arms, step on their foot. Bow down, Head butt them using the back of your head. Next use your elbow to attack the abdomen or chest. When attacker falls strike their back with hands joined together and edge of hand as weapon (pinky side.)

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