7 Principles of Instant Defense

1. Awareness-Mind as Protection.

2. Distance your body safely.

3. Commit yourself to action.

4. Do multiple hits for each attack.

5. Grab hold, destroy their balance.

6. Take them down, close the gap.

7. Finish: Subdue or get away.

Bujinkan Combat Ninjutsu, courtesy of Shihan Richard Van Donk

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Decades of walking the path of the warrior in service to noble ideals leaves one, well...jaded.
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2 Responses to 7 Principles of Instant Defense

  1. Jade(d) Warrior,
    Good principles to follow if you are attacked. Ninjutsu is an excellent all-purpose martial art. What are your favorite specific martial art styles?

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