Browsing Category Knife Defense

The Different Scenarios of a Knife Attack

Thursday, January 7, 2021

There are many different ways a knife attack can go. But, generally speaking, there are three main types of a knife attack: static, dynamic and when your attack tries to pin you. While each of them is dangerous, the most important one is the latter since your attacker can use his range as an advantage and hurt you. Chances are, ...

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Knife Defense Perspective

Thursday, December 17, 2020

One of the biggest factors when it comes to protecting yourself is your environment. It can determine how the fight will turn out and ultimately if you’re able to escape it. When you think about it, the environment in which your fighting plays a huge role. You could slip, fall, trip over items and so forth. It determines the direction ...

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Knife Defense Drill Against Two Attackers

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Knife attacks are already tricky situations on their own since they can end up being very dangerous if you get hurt. However, add two attackers to the mix, then it can be even more complicated. You don’t know which one is carrying the knife or if both of them are. To properly defend yourself against them, you need to assume ...

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Important Factors of a Knife Fight

Thursday, October 8, 2020

A knife fight is obviously one of the worst situations you can be in during a fight. The injury you can sustain from a knife fight can be very dangerous which is why you should always consider a few important factors if ever you’re in this dangerous situation. The first important factor to consider is the scenario in which you’re in. Are ...

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How to Defend Yourself if you have a Knife to your Throat

Thursday, August 13, 2020

One of the most common forms of mugging or being held hostage is when the attacker has a knife to your throat. This can be an extremely dangerous situation and you want to make sure that you’re very cautious. Any wrong movements can have you severely injured so it’s of the upmost importance that if ever you’re in a situation ...

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Knife Defense Parrying and Striking Drill

Thursday, July 23, 2020

While some instructors in self-defense will say that the best method to defeat an attacker with a knife is to block it, others will say the opposite, that you should trap it. Both methods could be good. However, it really depends on your attacker, your surroundings and the situation itself. Let’s say you’re in an open space area. In this scenario, ...

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