Managing knife attacks

Managing knife attacks presents how to use the Defencestick to protect yourself and escape from a knife attack.

Managing Knife Attacks covers:

  • Recap elements of Preventing criminal contact.
  • How to recognize when someone is pulling a knife.
  • How to access an instrument.
  • How to hold pointed instruments in reverse hold.
  • Jabbing actions in reverse hold.
  • Striking actions in reverse hold.
  • Striking cardboard boxes with pens in reverse hold.
  • Targeting an attacker.
  • Countering a low thrust.
  • Countering a high forehand strike.
  • Countering a high backhand strike.
  • Alternative targeting and escaping.
  • Initiating a backhand escape.

(2 hours, light physical contact)