|Removing a knife using te-waza|
How does one do this? Simply by training nearly every day for the rest of your life – sounds a little extreme! Not really, many people go to a gym 3 or 4 times a week or run a few days a week: think of karate as your weekly physical fitness training to burn calories with the added benefit of learning how to defend yourself! Getting muscle bound doesn't help much when a skinny guy kicks sand in your face on the beach.
|Wrist restraint. applied to Shihan-Dai Kyle Gewecke.|
Choking an assailant in close quarters (Soke Hausel
is assisted by Sensei Raleigh Love.
When I was attacked on the UNM campus in Albuquerque some years later while in graduate school, my non-thinking brain (mushin) came to my rescue sending one of the two assailants to the hospital.
|Using a kuboton (stick, pencil, keychain, pen or Duck Commander |
duck call) to restrain an assailant.
Lenny Martin sensei, applies thumb throw to Kyle Gewecke,Shihan-Dai
at University of Wyoming jujutsu clinic taught by Soke Hausel.