Learn self defense► https://www.codereddefense.com/newsletter/ In this clip, we share self defense tips against a tackle. When you’re confronted by a violent individual, be really careful about getting tackled and hitting the ground. It’s much preferable to stay on your feet and fight from there. Ground Fighting► https://www.codereddefense.com/ground-fighting/ Common Attacks► https://www.codereddefense.com/common-attacks/ Related self defense article:https://www.codereddefense.com/how-to-defend-yourself-against-a-tackle/ Stay safe, Nick Drossos and Patrick VianaCode Red Defense► https://www.codereddefense.com
December 12, 2019
How to Defend Yourself Against a Tackle
Powerful self-defense tactics
In this article, we discuss on how to defend yourself against a tackle. That said, when you’re
in a situation where your opponent is ready to tackle you, you need to think fast.
The last thing you want is to end up on the ground and having your attacker throw punches
at you repeatedly causing serious injury.
In any fight, you want to avoid defeating your opponent on the floor as it’s often harder to
protect yourself, especially if your attacker is much bigger and stronger then you.
Your reaction time is crucial against a tackle
That’s why when you sense you’re about to be tackled to the floor, you want to think quick
and fast on how you can avoid it.
Depending on the situation and how your opponent comes at you, there is more than one
way for you to block your attacker from tackling you.
Be ready to block the tackle and fight back
For starters, if your opponent grabs only one of your legs, your chances of getting away and
defeating him are higher. However, it’s crucial that you start to fight back as soon as he grabs
you so you can avoid ending up on the ground.
If your opponent gets you on the ground, then you have limited chances of getting away.
The best way to defend yourself if your attacker grabs you by one of your legs is to
immediately make a move to grab their head and twist. This will make them lose balance and
give you a better chance to get away.
Balance is key when defending against a tackle
Make sure to focus on keeping your balance so you don’t end up on the floor. By lowering
your center of gravity and spreading your legs, you can keep your balance easier as you
grab your opponent’s neck and try to twist it as hard as you can.
Unfortunately, if your attacker goes to grab both of your legs, your chances of getting away
are much harder. However, you can still try to neck crank your opponent or hit them in the
eye as they try to put you down on th