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Self Defense Self Defense Pressure Points 2 Copyright and Terms of Service Copyright © Texas Education Agency, 2011. These materials are copyrighted.

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2 Self Defense Self Defense Pressure Points

3 2 Copyright and Terms of Service Copyright © Texas Education Agency, These materials are copyrighted © and trademarked ™ as the property of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and may not be reproduced without the express written permission of TEA, except under the following conditions: 1) Texas public school districts, charter schools, and Education Service Centers may reproduce and use copies of the Materials and Related Materials for the districts’ and schools’ educational use without obtaining permission from TEA. 2) Residents of the state of Texas may reproduce and use copies of the Materials and Related Materials for individual personal use only, without obtaining written permission of TEA. 3) Any portion reproduced must be reproduced in its entirety and remain unedited, unaltered and unchanged in any way. 4) No monetary charge can be made for the reproduced materials or any document containing them; however, a reasonable charge to cover only the cost of reproduction and distribution may be charged. Private entities or persons located in Texas that are not Texas public school districts, Texas Education Service Centers, or Texas charter schools or any entity, whether public or private, educational or non-educational, located outside the state of Texas MUST obtain written approval from TEA and will be required to enter into a license agreement that may involve the payment of a licensing fee or a royalty. Contact TEA Copyrights with any questions you may have.TEA Copyrights Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

4 Pressure Points Are lower measures of force that a person can use in self-defense, or in the defense of another person, as an alternative to escalated force when bodily injury or serious bodily injury is not an alternative 3 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

5 Pressure Points (continued) Can create enough pain to create a release opportunity from your assailant Can temporarily immobilize your assailant, enabling you to escape and contact the authorities Can help you avoid becoming a victim May save your life 4 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

6 Impact to the Knowledge Knot Used to remove an assailant from another victim Will cause a reaction that disables your opponent for approximately seconds 5 The Knowledge Knot is approximately in this area Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

7 Impact to the Knowledge Knot (continued) Hit it with your closed fist. A blow here from a hard weapon could cause serious bodily injury or death. Remain aware of the requirement for escalating force 6 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

8 Pressure to the Ear Area 7 Apply firm pressure just behind the jaw bone, right below the ear, on either side of the head Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

9 In The Ear Area 8 Motivates a person to cease an action or move from their present position Induces severe momentary pain Upon release of the pressure, the pain goes away immediately Apply with a hard object such as a pen, pencil, or your knuckle Maintain pressure until the assailant agrees to stop his assault and leave the scene Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

10 Pressure Under the Nose 9 Pressure is applied backward, just under the nose Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

11 Pressure Under the Nose (continued) 10 Apply pressure by locking your hand just under the nose, or by using a hard weapon to exert pressure against the area just under the nose Apply force toward the back of the head until the assailant succumbs to the pain Upon release of the pressure, the pain goes away immediately Do not impact this area. This is a pressure tactic only. Impacting this area could cause serious bodily injury. Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

12 Pressure Under the Jaw Bone 11 Dig your fingers under the actor’s jaw bone, and lift upwards with severe force Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

13 Pressure Under the Jaw Bone (continued) Points are located under the jaw bone (one point on each side) Use for pulling an assailant off a victim Works best when you are above the actor Using all of the fingers on both hands, dig your fingers under the jaw bone on both sides, and pull upward with extreme force Upon release of the pressure, the pain goes away immediately 12 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

14 Impact to the Neck 13 The primary nerve runs the length of your neck, centered on both sides A hard blow from the fist, arm, or elbow may knock out your assailant Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

15 Impact to the Neck (continued) 14 Strike a blow to the neck area, halfway between the bottom of the ear and the top of the shoulder Do not use a hard weapon unless you feel serious bodily injury is justified A hard enough blow from a blunt object may kill or seriously injure a person Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

16 Impact to the Thigh Nerve Area 15 To initiate the blow, step forward and swing one leg forward so that you hit the actor’s outside thigh area, about halfway between the knee and the hip, centered vertically. Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

17 Impact to the Thigh Nerve Area (continued) Use to stop a person who is advancing against you, or is about to assault you Use when you are facing your assailant Impact should be from your shin bone, anywhere between the ankle and the knee Note that a weapon could cause serious bodily injury. A weapon should only be used in a case where serious bodily injury is justified according to the law. 16 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

18 Summary Use these only in defense of others or yourself. If you are seen using these techniques in any manner other than those stated in this lesson, you may be arrested for assault. Remember there is no tolerance for bullying. 17 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.

19 Resources Do an Internet search for self defense secrets techniques point pressure 18 Copyright © Texas Education Agency All rights reserved. Images and other multimedia content used with permission.


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