SELF DEFENSE STARTER KIT
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Getting Shoved or Pushed

Self Defense tutorial for blocking a shove

Blocking Shoves

Here's another particularly common hate crime attack: someone pushes you, trying to knock you down or destabilize you. You'll need to use a combination of techniques:

Avoid the force of their shove

Avoid the force of their shove

Immediately step out of the way of their momentum, so you don't lose your balance

At the same time

At the same time

Keep your hands up, and in front of your face

Keep them way from you

Keep them way from you

Using your hips and knees - kick at them to keep them back