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Purple Belt Techniques


Bending Tiger (Technique #028)

Defense against a High Head Lock from behind with Right Arm.


This technique is defending against someone trying to choke you out with a high head lock from behind.  Your initial reaction must be swifted in order to protect your airway, so you can fight back.


The technique steps are as follows:


1. Check elbow with heels of palm

    (To clear your airway - put chin into space the opens up

    as you push down)

2. Grab arm of attacker at the elbow and shoulder

3. Do a Right twisting kneel stance

    (sending attacker head first over your shoulder - retain control of   
    the attackers arm)

4. Right chicken wrist to cheek turning their head.

5. Right shuto to the throat

6. Stand; keep eyes and hands on guard

7. Left front crossover to 3:00 - Full Cover


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