The one situation you want to try and avoid at all costs is to fight on the ground with an opponent who is significantly larger than you.
If ever you do find yourself in a position where you’re fighting a larger attacker on the ground, we have a video on our YouTube channel that shows you how you can defend yourself.
While your attacker will definitely have the upper hand due to his strength and the fact that he’s bigger than you, this doesn’t mean that you have to automatically give up. With the right mindset and movements, you still have a chance of defeating your attacker.
One of the ways your opponent will attempt to defeat you is by using his strength as an advantage. He will put so much force into each of his strikes and try to put you down with his weight as much as possible.
Therefore, it’s important to try and find ways where you can block his strikes as much as possible. Also, try to find an opportunity where you can make him lose his balance.
One of the great ways you can accomplish this is by bucking your hips or moving around on the ground. You can also try to get your legs around him (in a guard position) to make him fall to the ground.
Any attempt to incapacitate him, even if it’s just for a short period of time can put you in a favorable position. If you manage to successfully incapacitate your opponent, you want to automatically use your body to fight back.
Whether it’s through kicking, palm strikes or scratching, use everything you have to defend yourself and escape safely.
To see how you can defend yourself, check-out our Self-Defense YouTube videos.
We hope you enjoyed these self-defense tips for ground fighting. Make sure to visit this blog often to enhance your skills on personal protection.
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