The Chain of Defense™ self defense principles and Pure Krav Maga (PKM), founded by Boaz Aviram, build your self worth to physically and non-physically protect yourself.
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We consider self defense an opportunity to provide a much-needed educational service. One way is by looking at some objects that can be used as weapons to protect yourself which include:
Your body is full of pressure points; those selected for self defense are accessible in a split-second, which is your WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY to protect yourself. Pressure points are used to control your opponent in a way that he would not be able to harm you. Prioritize which to use with the thought of the desired result and at the same time, easiest to reach in an instant. Consider the distance of the pressure point from our striking limb and its accessibility. You must have room for acceleration to develop sufficient force.
Use leverage on the joints to inflict pain and to manipulate attacker’s body. Your body is made up of 60% water. The engagement of pressure points chosen are dependent on the level of danger.
OUTER MECHANISM: Instinctive reaction to move our bodies out of harm’s way.
INNER MECHANISM: This is an internal mechanism that’s been activated AFTER harm was inflicted to body – there is a chain reaction designed to stop harm. For instance, when you break a windpipe, it stop’s the attacker in his tracks, but can also then lead to death in not treated immediately. These are as follows:
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