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Correct Decision Making G3 -Training Syllabus

Core decision making. Here we show a turning method where you have to identify if the attack can reach you or not. So the attacker is circling …

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Core decision making. Here we show a turning method where you have to identify if the attack can reach you or not. So the attacker is circling around you, attacking attacks at the wrong distance that cannot reach you, and then suddenly advances enough or moves in a way that they can reach you with the attack. You should respond to the attack that can reach you, and do not respond to the attack that cannot reach you.

Attacker can do different attacks, from different directions, mix kicks and punches, strikes and chokes and grabs coming from the sides and of course from behind, it is just the immediate response to the grab that you are being grabbed. Start doing this training at low speed, and slowly, slowly increase the speed. The damage strikes and kicks should not be from too far away. However, they should not be too close, so they will not activate you wrongly. With time, you’ll get better with identification of problems and decision making.

Responding to the opponent’s response. We have a set of training methods and drills to better our ability to respond to the opponent’s response meaning while there is the physical confrontation, whether it’s a self-defense type of situation deteriorating to a fight or just a fight, combat, changing actions because the opponents reacted is something essential and very important to do.

Here in this example, the first level is that the opponent is moving in different directions. Opponent starts by moving sideways or backwards, the moment you see the performer, meaning you, starts with a kick. Respond to the opponent’s action by diverting your kick, positively aiming it towards the opponent, changing distance with sliding or when it’s not possible, make a step and follow with the other or with the same leg.

The drill continues, but now the opponent can also close the distance. Meaning in this stage, you can kick earlier at the shoulder range and of course, use your hand because the opponent closed the range and now he’s at medium range suitable for a hand strike. Responding to the opponent’s response, opponent now can move sideways, forward, in any angle and of course also backwards like before. One should change the actions, responding to the opponents action.

A. Takedowns - Cavalier Leverage on the Wrist Joint

  1. Backward - step diagonally backward while securing the attacker's hand.
  2. Forward - advance forward against resistance.
  3. With an elbow strike - done as in numbers 1 or 2.

B. Escaping Holds in a Sitting Position (using previous principles and techniques)

  1. Methods for getting up from a chair – in place, forward, sideways, backward.
  2. Falling backward from a chair
  3. Escaping from chokes; four directions
  4. Escaping a headlock from behind

C. Defending an Attempt to Throw (attacker coming from front or side)

  1. Attacker approaches to grab clothing or body, low or high – prevention
  2. Attacker grabbed and attempts to throw – appropriate push, lower central mass and attack.

D. Defending Stick Attacks

  1. Against a swing from below (cricket, golf) – stabbing defense
  2. Against an overhead swing coming from the side – turn and step.
  3. Against a horizontal swing from the side – 2 forearms (one high, the other high or low)

E. Defense Against Knife Attacks from Various Angles

  1. Defense against an attack from the rear – move, defend and counter so as not to get stabbed by the second attack.
  2. Defense against straight knife attack from the side – turn to the dead side.
    1. Against a high straight stab (neck)
    2. Against a low straight stab (ribs)
  3. Defense against an assailant attacking from various angles (including from behind) – with elements of surprise.

F. Defense Against Handgun Threats

  1. Gun at the side held against defender's side (ribs), behind arm
    1. Deflect, turn and wrap.
    2. Deflect turn and grab with back hand
  2. Handgun held against defender's side (ribs), in front of arm.
  3. Gun threat from behind, held against the back - train defense for various heights (from lower back up to head level).
    1. Turn to either side – wrap of arm.
    2. Turn to dead side – grab with back hand.

G. Dealing with a Continuous Attacker – Whilst Defending Against Previously Learnt Punches and/or Strikes

Attacker launches a second attack during counteractions that the defender is doing against the first.

H. Correct Decision Making

  1. Defend against (unknown) attacks, from a variety of angles, distances, directions, etc'
  2. Responding to opponents reactions –
    1. Following with kicks (and punches) an opponent that retreats or moves sideways.
    2. Following with kicks and punches, according to changes in distance and ranges against an opponent that moves to any direction.

I. Overcoming Disorientation Caused by an Attack (groggy)
Problem: Defender suffering pain and/or concussion resulting in inability to breath or function, the defender's tendency is to remain in standup fighting.
Solution: Fall sideways, softly to the ground, with legs toward the opponent, counterattack.
Advantage: Taking the initiative recuperates; improving position.
Disadvantage: against more than one attacker; problematic terrain

J. Simulations of Real-Life Situations/Scenarios

Dealing with an attacker outside or while seated in a car.

K. Fighting Drills

  1. Mental training – improving and deepening.
  2. Slow fighting and light fighting exercises.
  3. Elements of CQB – wall, corner (inside, outside), door, staircase.
  4. Simulated “real” fighting with protective gear.
    1. Students will be tested in two rounds of fighting.

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