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18 Jul 2008

RE: How does it work?
Good day,

I' ve learned this in some self defence class YEARS ago, but cannot remember properly, will you please refresh...

If you hit someone with the palm of your hand, slightly under the nose and push up you will be able to kill with such a " punch"  It pushes the nosebone into the brain... it that true??

How hard do you have to hit? Is this effective? I' m a single lady living in a very dangerous suburb and I don' t have any weapons I' ll have to get phisical, I need something that works and is very effective.

Would you please advise?

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Self defence expert
self defence expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi Leila,

Thank you fro contributing to the forum. Without any disrespect i have to agree with C.C. Student.
It is imperative that you understand that one needs to train on a regular basis to be able to apply techniques effectively against a resisting opponent in a high pressure situation. Effective self defense is not just techniques but more so about the proper mind set and constant awareness. Joining a reality based Personal PRotection training group in you area or to at aleast look out for public workshops in your are will assist you standing a better chance surviving the streets of today.
Please email me at and i will assist you with where you can receive this kind of training.

Kindest Regards
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