Do you have the attitude, skills, and plan to engage a machete attack? You not have the ability to draw a gun, but practicing Active Self Protection can help you if ever you need to fight this fight!
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Original video available here: do I protect myself against a machete attack?
1. Recognize that with any force multiplier, you want to control distance. You want ideally to stay out of range of the attackers force multiplier while being in range of yours! Obviously, staying outside of the range of the machete is a great idea because that machete can do great damage to you. As this video shows, though, if you cant stay out of range, get inside the range of the force multiplier. This defender knew he had to get inside, and his double leg takedown got him in a range that the machete attack was ineffective because it couldnt be swung effectively.
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