Learn self-defense:► https://www.codereddefense.com/newsletter/ In this video, we demonstrate a hammer first strike for self defense. There are some strikes more effective than others when you are placed in a dangerous situation. A hammer fist is one of the most devastating self defense strikes. Striking Fundamentals:► https://www.codereddefense.com/striking-fundamentals/ Self Defense Article:https://www.codereddefense.com/how-to-set-up-a-hammer-fist-strike/ Stay safe, Nick Drossos and Patrick VianaCode Red Defense► https://www.codereddefense.com
November 28, 2019
How to Set Up a Hammer Fist Strike
A powerful self-defense strike
One of the most popular moves in self defense is the hammer fist. This is due to its efficiency
and strong impact it leaves on the opponent. So, let’s dive in how to set up a hammer fist
If done properly, this devastating strike, can create a lot of damage to your attacker.
Quick, efficient and powerful, the hammer fist is often the first technique used by people as a
self defense mechanism. That being said, it’s important to understand the basics and know
how’s of the hammer fist.
Having the knowledge and capability to perform a good hammer fist strike, can make a big
difference when it comes to defending yourself. And this, can often put you at a tactical
That’s why, we’ve taken the time to show you the basics of a hammer fist, so you feel
confident when it comes to do one.
How to make a proper hammer fist
The first thing that’s important to remember when performing a hammer fist strike is that you
need to make a fist with your hand.
Make sure your hand is well positioned into a fist so when it comes time to strike your
opponent, you’re ready. By keeping your hands up and your body language relaxed, you’re
giving the impression that you are in control to your opponent.
Additionally, if they try to strike first, you’re already in defense mode and can block any
moves they try to make with your position.
Your arms and hands are already upwards and your hand is already turned into a fist, so if
your opponent comes at you, all you have to do is move and block their attack.
It’s also a great opportunity for you to strike them since you’re already in position.
Here’s a video on how to set up a hammer fist strike:
Watch Video At: https://youtu.be/qcFMPXZA10Y
Make sure to aim correctly
Another important thing to remember about the hammer fist is your aim. You always want to
aim towards the facial area since that’s where you will have the biggest impact.