List of Martial Arts Self-Defense Techniques with Videos & Instructions
Here are a variety of martial arts self-defense techniques (i.e. defense against headlocks and kicks). These techniques come from many martial arts styles such as Aikido, Krav Maga and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Students should only practice these martial arts self-defense techniques under the careful supervision of a trained martial arts instructor. The information on these pages and videos are meant to reinforce and supplement the instruction given at your martial arts classes. To properly understand these techniques, you need to learn them from a martial arts instructor who can provide you with an in-depth explanation of the technique, help correct your mistakes, answer your questions and detail how the technique should be utilized.
Visit the Grappling and Judo Techniques sections for more advanced ground escapes. You can also explore the Joint Locks section for instructions for wrist locks, arm locks, etc.
Amazon Self-Defense Books
Defense Against Punches
Defense Against Hand & Arm Strikes
Defense Against Kicks
Leg Grab Counters - What to do if someone has captured your leg during a kick.
Defense Against Chokes
Defense Against Grabs
Defense Against Headlocks
Defense Against Bear Hugs
Self-Defense for Kids
Self-Defense Targets - Vital Areas
Defense Against Guns
Defense Against Knives
Defense Against Sticks, Clubs, Baseball Bats, etc.
Defense Against Multiple Opponents
Weapons of Opportunity
Self Defense Techniques by Martial Arts Style
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