Cane – Self-Defense Techniques

Cane – Self-Defense Techniques

This section looks at how some martial arts practice cane self-defense techniques. There are a number of martial arts styles that train with canes such as HapkidoBartitsu, etc. Moreover, canes can be used by senior citizens or those with walking issues in self-defense situations.

A cane has multiple advantages as a martial arts weapon due to the use of its tip (for pokes and thrusts) and its long wooden or metal shaft (for strikes, blocks and joint locks). Moreover, a cane also has the unique advantage of its hook which helps with tripping, trapping or choking an attacker.

For other martial arts weapon demonstrations and instructional information, visit the main martial arts weapons section.

Examples of Cane Techniques

Instructional Video – Cane Self-Defense Applications

Cane Self-Defense Training

Cane Self-Defense Training

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