When you have an argument or someone wants to attack you, he or she can grab your throat and shoulder. When the attacker grabs your throat, that is more dangerous than grabbing the shoulder. It is because the attacker can put pressure on your throat, and you will find it hard to breathe.
Welcome back to Self Defense Situation # 112. Every situation is different, so what works in one situation, that might not work in another situation. In this series of posts, we usually talk about different situations and how you can defend yourself in that situation.
You might know a lot of techniques but it would be useless when you are in pain and you cannot breathe easily. So you have to act fast to defend yourself.
Let's watch this video. This is not my video and all video credit goes to OneHowto.
When you make your move to defend yourself, where the attacker stands, that's important. It will show you where you can attack in order to protect yourself. In this video, you see the first time the attacker stands to the side and grab the throat with both hands. You can grab the attacker's hand first so that he cannot choke you easily.
At this point, you can attack his vulnerable point. You can easily hit his groin. Even you cannot hit him properly, he will be distracted and you can use that time to move his hands from your throat.
In the second situation, the attacker grabs the throat with one hand, you can do what shows in the video. You can grab his hand and hit his elbow with another hand. Then hit his head and throw him away.
You can use alternative techniques. You can grab the attacker's elbow and turn it up while you are moving behind him. Now from there, you can grab his elbow with one hand and grab his chin moving the opposite direction. In this way, you can control the attacker. Later, you can throw him away or do what you want to get out of there safe.
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