The Art of Self-Defence – The Basics Part 8 (with infographic)

Despite Singapore’s low crime rate, the rate of assault and aggressive situations have been increasing. Start learning how to be your own personal bodyguard 24/7 in this series of basic stances by our expert Zackiee Ng of U-elite Martial Fitness.

Previously on:

we learnt how to avoid being in a situation where you may be attacked and how to do both a defensive and passive guard while talking to strangers. We also learnt how to counter-attack from defensive positions but there are attacks that come from the side – especially if the attacker wants to slap you. In addition, we learnt how to do a side shield while also counter-attacking to give you a chance to escape.

Parts 6 and 7 focused on how to fall safely in the case where an attacker pushes you from the front or the back, ending in a Sitting Guard position. Learn how then to recover from this position into a standing one so that it is more advantageous for you to defend and escape.

Click on the infographic below for more details.

To sign up for actual Self-Defence classes, do contact U-Elite Martial Fitness for class dates and availability.


Infographic by The Wellness Insider with images from U-Elite Martial Fitness.

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