Wrist Grab Defense - How To Escape When Someone Grabs Your Wrist

Getting your wrists grabbed by someone can make you feel helpless, especially if that other person has a strength and size advantage on you. Thankfully, you can leverage your body to get out of any wrist grab.

Whether someone is trying to kidnap you, or some drunk A-hole at the bar isn't getting the hint that you aren't in to him, these tricks will help you become the Houdini of wrist grab escapes.

When Someone Grabs The Outside of Your Wrist

Turn in with your elbow so that your arm is next to his.

When an attacker grabs the inside of your wrist.

Swing your hand up into the inside and then straight down to break the grip.

You can use the down and out technique if someone grabs both wrists as well.

When someone grabs one wrist with both of their hands, make a fist with the hand that was grabbed, step in, and then bring that fist to your ear.

Every wrist grab has a weak point.  Find the weak point and make your escape accordingly.

Wrist Grab Defense - How To Escape When Someone Grabs Your Wrist

Related: How to defend yourself from a home invasion.

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