16 Surprisingly Simple Self-Defense Techniques

Look, we'll break it to you easy: You don't have enough awesome James Bond moves in your hand-to-hand combat arsenal. And while we absolutely don't advise you use these on anyone who isn't seriously attacking you, we're hard-pressed to believe that anyone would fuck with you if you practiced these on those little shits at the elementary school.

To help take your combat skills to the next level, we asked our readers to help us put this self-defense guide together and gave money for the best ass-kicking tip.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

DON'T TRY TO BEAT A WRIST HOLD BY PULLING AWAY FROM YOUR ATTACKER. INSTEAD, ROTATE YOUR WRIST SO YOUR THUMB LINES UP WITH WHERE YOUR ATTACKER'S THUMB

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

THRUST THE SOLE OF YOUR FOOT TOWARDS THE ATTACKER'S KNEE TO INCAPACITATE HIM OR HER, BUYING YOU JUST ENOUGH TIME TO BOOK IT YOU HAVE HIGHER SUCCESS RA

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Entry by 4loop

A weak blow to the A stronger blow vagus nerve will (located result in slightly below the on syncope (loss of ear the neck) will result consciousness)

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Entry by TaiGin

Target your opponents nose with an upwards palm strike. Breaking a nose like this is much more painful than from the front or the side. Any subsequent

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Entry by Gazdatronik

Many personal items from your pocket or purse can be used as a defensive weapon, like a comb! Press the teeth above your attacker's upper lip as hard

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Entry by CaptainTater

Hit me! A hit to the solar plexus can knock the wind out of your opponent, giving you an upper hand, or time to flee. About here CRACKEDOON

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Entry by DoctorWhat

ESCAPE BEING BOUND BY ZIP TIES Takc ne end o lhe me ID your leeh and lighien O as much as you can Raise your hands above your head posmion ine lock As

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Entry by md_who

UNLESS YOUR WEAPON IS ALREADY IN YOUR HAIND DOnt CGOUNT ON A UN TO SAVE YOU IF YOUR ASSAILANIT IS WTHIN 21 FEEIT WHIN HE ATTAeKS YOU WONT BE ABLE TO G

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Entry by SeaMan

The Guillotine Choke The guillotine is a popular choke in jiu-jitsu and MMA that works either from a standing po- sition or off your back, making it

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HEADBUTT HURTS ME MORE THAN IT HURTS YOU RIGHT? WURONG IF YOU GRAB YOUR OPPONENT'S SHIRT COLLAR, PUSH BACK THEN JERK FORWARD, THIS WILL DISENGAGE TH

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

UNLEASH YOUR BATTLE-CRY! ALTHOUGH IT MIGHT SEEM INEFFECTIVE AT FACE VALUE, SHOUTING CAN KNOCK AN ATTACKER OFF HIS TRACK, OPENING UP OPPORTUNITY FOR YO

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Entry by SeaMan

The benefits of using elbow strikes: - Closer effective striking range than punching - The point of your elbow may open up cuts on your opponent's fac

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Entry by Kittylouise

POKING CRACKED CO COM SOMEONE IN THE EYE MAY SEEM LIKE JUST A SILLY THREE STOOGES AN ACCIDENTAL EYE POKE TOOK MOVE OUT A PROFESSIONAL UFC FIGHTER AND

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Entry by MinorShan

CRACKEDcO EARISLAP! Size doesnt mainerr wiih this mOve CUp youUr hands) and slam your palm inito opponelits ears) to send in a blasf of a Pressrzng th

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CRACKED RUN D IT'S NOT COOL, IT'S NOT SEXY, IT'S NOT GOING TO GIVE YOU A STORY, BUT IF YOUR PRIMARY GOAL IS SAFETY, THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO IS GET C

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Entry by Ricorum

Wouldn't it be nice if people had a steering wheel for their heads? Oh wait; just grab their ears and yank! Doesn't matter what your attacker is doing

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