Self defense of the week: Striking Asp A

This week I will be covering a self defense technique referred to as “Striking Asp A”. Striking Asp A is a defense off of a grab from the front where the attacker is pulling you towards them.



The first thing you will want to do is bring your left hand over both of their hands and trap the wrist while they are pulling you in. At the same time, you will step in with the right foot and apply a ridge hand strike to the groin region with your right hand.



Immediately after the ridge hand, you will want to pull your right hand back towards your ear. You will then make a motion similar to a inward block with the hand open and the palm facing the sky, resulting in a chop to the carotid artery. If done properly this should leave your opponent unconscious.



Hope you enjoyed this weeks self defense!


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