If Your Hands Are Tied During A Kidnapping, Here's How To Escape In Seconds : Watch Video

We are never sufficiently protected against violence and aggression. We often hear in the news stories of abductions and abject crimes that horrify us. Most people do not feel safe anymore, for this reason they try to learn self-defense mechanisms in case of attack or aggression as well as tips to free themselves if they find themselves hands linked by a plastic tie, called zip ties, handcuffs or duct Tape.

Tether zip ties are tools that are typically used to hold cables or other objects together. They are known for their strength and strength; without scissors or other sharp object, they are impossible to open. They are also accessible to all and inexpensive; they can be found in hardware stores or on the internet. Unfortunately, they are sometimes used by attackers, for dishonest purposes as in the case of kidnapping, to tie the victims' hands like handcuffs, except that they do not have the same mechanism.

If your hands are tied during a kidnapping
Also to break this tie, we propose a tactic to learn and spread to your friends, relatives and children, in case they are in a dangerous situation. It's a council that should be part of your self-defense training; it will allow you to get out of a perilous situation. We are never safe from criminals and we will be more reassured if we have the ability to defend ourselves against a possible danger. Thinking of going through such painful moments is a hard test. Yet this trick could be life-saving for us as well as for others, it is one of the most important self-defense tactics.

Method for detaching  zip ties

First step

It consists of ensuring that the locking bar used to secure the zipper is placed centrally between both hands. If this is not the case, try making an adjustment based on the tightness of the cable.

Second step

Once the cable is readjusted, you should tighten it further. For this, you must grasp the  zip ties with your teeth and pull as hard as possible. This may seem odd to you but it will make the next step easier as it will create more tension near the lock bar to eventually break.

Third step

Once the zip ties is tight, you place your arms over your head, as far as possible behind you and with a quick movement, you bring it back to your body with shoulders and elbows. It may take two or three attempts before the handcuffs breaks. Using all your strength, this plastic zip ties will normally burst.

You will find in this video, the explanation of all these stages to better assimilate the technique.

It is important to know that this maneuver is not done without physical pain. It will leave marks of scratches and irritations on your wrists. But it's a lesser evil to acquire freedom!

Other self defense techniques
A dangerous encounter is quickly arrived and it is important to know some self defense techniques in order to protect yourself.

Knee strikes
It is a technique that involves destabilizing the attacker by giving him a blow to the knee. If your abuser holds your hands, you can kick your opponent obliquely over the kneecap.

Strokes on strategic parts
This technique involves using your natural weapons, ie, your hands, your head, or your knees as a defense. If your abuser holds your hands, you can lift the knee vertically and aim at the genitals of your attacker. You can also use your elbow to defend yourself. It's about bending your arm to make a hit on your abuser's face with the ball of your elbow.

The bite
The technique of the bite is part of the techniques that require our natural weapons, mentioned above. It consists of using it as a last resort when your aggressor blocks your arms or squeezes you.
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