From Self-Defense Karate
[Video of this waza fast and slow, from the side, and ideally, overhead]
Defense against a knife thrust
- Deflect the knife thrust with an inside crescent kick block.
- Immediately grab the wrist controlling the knife.
- 7-3 outside, entering a horse stance with an outside elbow strike under the chin or to the throat.
- Twist to face the opponent, and taking them down with kokyūhō.
- Apply an appropriate finishing move (e.g., stomp kick, shovel pin) until the opponent’s gives up the knife.
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