The 3 Best Martial-Arts for Defense
The need for self-defense cannot be stressed enough. Maybe you are skilled at managing firearms and other weapons, however, additionally it is essential to be able to battle for your own survival when no weapons are within your reach.
Whether you are female or a male, young or old, you must have at least some basic training in martial arts techniques. There are a lot of professions that one can select from. Some come from others and early artwork are considered martial arts that were joined or mixed. Listed below are some of the most popular martial-arts for self-defense.
1. Krav Maga for Self Defense
Krav Maga 004-1It is Israel’s national martial art, developed largely by Imi Lichtenfeld, and dedicated to no-holds-barred incapacitation for the purpose of street survival. No quarter is expected or given. It incorporates Western boxing punches, Karate kicks and knees, Greco-Roman wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu ground fighting, Jiu-jitsu throws and grappling, and most importantly, “bursting,” adapted from Wing Chun. This is a simultaneous defense/attack: instead of blocking an attack and then delivering a response, you block the attack and deliver a response at the same time, i. e., block with the left arm and push forward with the legs, striking with the right fist to the throat, all simultaneously. See more…
2 Muay Thai for Self Defense
Muay Thai is known to be a very effective art in all circles. It has proven itself quite well in competitions like mixed martial arts and kickboxing . It teaches diversity in striking , in that kicks, punches, elbows, knees, kicks and more are taught very, very well. The clinch , or inside fighting on the feet is focused on to a great extent. So when someone comes in and tries to turn a self defense situation into a grappling match, which let’s face it happens very frequently, Muay Thai has an answer, at least before the fight hits the ground. That said, Muay Thai is not a grappling art, per se. And since the majority of fights end up on the ground, this is a weakness. Read more…
3. Boxing for Self Defense
Few martial arts teach these two defensive skills: Use the head to protect the head and the body to protect the body. Instead, they use weapon-fighting tactics — using the hands to protect the head or the body. For self-defense from the pocket, it would be hard to defend against a good boxer. Of course, boxing’s lack of elbow strikes, groin attacks and ground defense is limiting, but for pain tolerance and conditioning, it can’t be beat. Read more…
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