Grope Defenses

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We have provided a number of examples in this section.  Often the violation of boundaries begins at a relatively low level of assault. It very well may escalate sharply, if not stopped as soon as it begins. Some of the defenses below may be more than required, and are presented to show the range of options available to a woman who is being groped.

Grope Defenses is a category that covers unwanted attention which falls short of forced sexual activity, but invades a woman's space and involves touches that are not welcome.  The techniques shown here are to be used after a verbal warning that is ignored.

 

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Once it is clear that you don't want what he does and have told him to stop, don't put up with his continued inappropriate behavior. This is an eye gouge which will certainly will deliver a message.


 

You can use strikes of different types.  Here is an elbow strike.


 

Strikes will work very well.  They may be too extreme for the actual grope,  Here is a lower level of force a finger lock.


 

Here is a lock which will deter unwanted attention without causing injury.





 

Another closer view of the lock which will deter unwanted attention without causing injury.


 

While this scene was shot in my home, imagine if you will a bar.


 

An arm over the shoulder which is uninvited. Ignore the smile, the lady is my wife and she just wouldn't frown as it was me, not an attcker,









 

Arm wrapped, palm heel strike.

 

Extreme grope calls for a tough reaction.  Arm wrapped, strike as she slides leg behind him, he falls and she may have removed his progeny from the gene pool.


 

Ouch!
 
   

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