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[Video of this waza fast and slow, from the side, and ideally, overhead]

Defense against a pursuit punch or knife thrust

  • When confronted, remove your belt, and hold it with both hands.
  • 7-3 outside, snapping belt taut vertically for a side block.
  • Step in, using your belt to pin the opponent’s wrist to their body.
  • Tightly grab both ends of belt in one hand. Pull attacker off-balance.
  • Incapacitate the opponent with strikes as needed.