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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Press the Points, Part 2

Application Like in all training, applying the right technique at the right time is the key to success. Also, applying it in real-world conditions is what makes you invaluable to your client, as well as your team. What I have found in my training is that many people that fail at pressure point techniques fail not because of the technique itself, but because of the missed application. See, a pressure point has to be “cleared” before you apply it. For example, you attempt to apply a point to, let’s say, in the region of the clavicle, where there are numerous, very effective points that can immobilize an aggressor in seconds.

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Grandmaster Tom Patire
Grandmaster Tom Patire
is known as “America’s Leading Personal Safety Expert” and has appeared on Good Morning America, The CBS Morning Show, The Colbert Report, Montel, plus in mainstream publications such as Family Circle, Redbook, Fortune Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He has written several books and has personal safety programs that can be incorporated into your martial arts school, available at TomPatire.com.

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