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Krav Maga: Release from a choke whilst mounted

Krav Maga Bristol Instructor Clint teaches release from a mounted choke

From a series of unreleased videos - we are showing a quick and simple release for a common attack whilst on the ground - a choke. Krav Maga Bristol Instructor Clint Badlam talks through the technique during an instructor training session.

 

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Knife point robbery

Surviving Knife Point Robbery

Handcuffed man
 

People read thousands of newspaper headlines about crime and policing, but an experience like a knifepoint mugging allows you to truly see the system at work.

He came from the darkness behind me. "Mate?"

I spotted the knife straight away. Down to his side, but not hidden. He was masked and hooded, but calm and confident.

"Give me your phone."  After 19 years of crime-free living in London, I was finally the victim of a mugging.

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Mugging: Victims speak out

BBC News article

 

Mugging: Victims and attackers give their accounts

Group in tunnel

A mugging takes place every two minutes in the UK on average, so how do the muggers and the victims feel during and after the attacks?

"It's about really putting that fear into them," admitted Jermaine, who first got involved in street crime at the age of 11.

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Mugged for an iphone

Mugged for an iphone

'Yesterday I had one of the worst experiences of my life, I was mugged at knife point meters from my front door'

 

iphone imageYesterday, I had one of the most unpleasant experiences of my life when I was mugged at knife point in broad daylight just metres from my front door. But I learnt a lot about how I could have allowed the police to better respond to a crime like this, and the actions that I needed to take to ensure my data was safe.

What was the robber after? My iPhone, according to the police, the target of many mugging attacks.

 

Article by Benjamin Cohen

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