What do you do when you are cornered?

 

  This can be a type of an ambush.

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Get off the line of attack. In this case it just means swiveling your rear on the seat. This scenario could  also represent what action to take, if attacked in a toilet stall (which good taste dictates we not demonstrate). It also demonstrates a basic movement for any seated defense.

 

Pinned against the wall, the defender, swings rear and shoulder along the wall while attaching himself to the attacker's head which slams the bad guy's head into the wall.

 

Pinned against the wall, the defender, swings rear and shoulder along the wall while striking and then wrapping around the attacker's head and getting head control.

 

Defender shoves attacker to side causing a loss of center line. He than gets head control and turns the attacker into a rear naked choke aided by an eye strike to get the attacker's neck exposed for the choke.

 

All these defenses do incorporate one of the principles you should use "Get off the line of the attack" even just by moving your body to the side by turning in place or sliding yourself along a wall.

 

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2008 - Victor M. Cushing

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