7 Must Know Tricks of Self Defense

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You got frightened by newspaper headings of street crimes and avoid going outside alone in certain timings. Its good to have some safety measures but here are some others which may help you out in emergency situations.

Stay Aware:

With friends or alone, if you are outside, stay aware about your surrounding persons and their actions. If you see any suspicious person around you contact with emergency help centers or police immediately. Always keep emergency numbers at hand.

Be a Tough Target:

The snatchers like to choose a weak or less resistive target. So pose like the tough one even if you are afraid or nervous do not show it just keep your nerves strong.

Hard to Hold:

If attacker holds you or pushes you, make your body hard and stiff to cause difficulty in holding.

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Break the Grip:

If the attacker succeeded in making a hard grip than immediately target his thumb to open the grip. Forms a C shape hook by joining index finger and thumb, slip the hook as deep as you can through your attacker’s hands. Try to pull him down against his thumbs and back with your elbows.

Hit Vulnerable Areas:

Try to hit him hard to get time to escape or hit him as a self-defense act. Forget about hitting on his arms, legs or chest. Choose some sensitive part of groin, nose, eyes or mouth to make serious damage.

Self Defense:

Make yourself secure from a front punch by using your hands or sitting beneath immediately. From side punch, your elbow or arm may protect you. In case of a back punch, only good fortune can save you. If you get some serious physical damage immediately get help from a good physician. Online appointment is possible now, just log on to Marham to get an online appointment in from family physicians in Islamabad or Karachi, the city suffering from a high rate of street crimes.

Give up Time:

Self defense and hitting are good to do but when the attacker is with weapon then its better to give up. Your credit cards and the amount are not worthy of risking your life for these.

All these words are good to read but your practice will make you able to save yourself in time of any bad happening. Take some training session of self-defense.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.