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4 Self-Defense Moves Every Woman Should Know

by Lisa Hirsch Lozano 5:49 PM, January 12, 2017

Aired June 15, 2017

You don’t need a black belt in karate to show bad guys who’s boss. Just watch this how-to from former CIA officer Jason Hanson.

HOW TO DISARM SOMEONE IF YOU ARE BOUND

Jason shows Rach how to break out of being tied when someone is coming at you with a knife by simply twisting your attacker’s wrist.

HOW TO ESCAPE A HEADLOCK

If you’re being held in a headlock, the best thing you can do is to reach back and go for your attacker’s eyes.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE PULLED BY YOUR HAIR

By placing your hands over your attacker’s while he or she is grabbing your hair, and twisting under their armpit, Jason claims you can break out.

HOW TO PUNCH YOUR ATTACKER WITHOUT HURTING YOURSELF

If you want to punch your attacker without breaking your own hand, smack your attacker with the back of your fist on their nose. This can be done from the front (above).

Or from behind. Stay safe everyone!

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