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Parrying is used exclusively as a defensive measure against straight punches (jabs and crosses). Outside parries are safer to use than inside parries because they don't expose a fighter's head to an immediate follow-up shot by the opponent. To parry, a fighter uses the palm of his hand to deflect a punch to the inside or outside, depending on which hand he uses.

These 10 Silat Strategies Will Expand Your Consciousness and Make You Better at Self-Defense! Part Two

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

In this Black Belt exclusive, Hall of Famer Burton Richardson reveals five more ways in which you can benefit from adopting silat’s open-hand self-defense tactics.
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Posted in Pentjak Silat.

6 Edged-Weapon Techniques to Save Your Life: Part 1

Friday, January 6th, 2012

No matter where a person is, chances are a knife is within reach. Think about it. If you’re like most Americans, right now at least one of the following items is nearby: a pocketknife, a kitchen knife, a letter opener, a pair of scissors, a screwdriver, a box cutter or a razor blade.

Because edged weapons
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Posted in Edged Weapons.

The Adventures of an American JKD Teacher in China

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

The call came while I was out. When I got home, my wife said someone had phoned from China. They wanted me to teach a martial arts seminar. At first, I didn’t believe her. Then an e-mail came from Xiaoxiang Vocational School, which was trying to establish a jeet kune do curriculum. Access to Bruce
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Posted in Jeet Kune Do.