Kubotans require a bit of training to use them correctly in self defense and they are not just used for striking purposes. There is a wide range of other self defense . Basic self-defense skills with a Kubotan can be taught in an hour or so. The full course is only a day. The full (law enforcement) course includes takedowns. Kubotan is a genericized trademark for a self-defense keychain weapon developed by Sōke M. Davis then former Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, created the weapon and began training female officers in its application.
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To assume this kubotan stance, keep both of your hands up while concealing the kubotan behind your dominant forearm.
There are few manuals which are really good and effective. Andrew Zerling Kubotxn, New Jersey. John Schultz Lewiston, New York. For more information on using the body opponent bag for kubotan training, see our kubotan companion workout e-book.
Having that said the best training will be with a human partner to provide you with the most realistic training conditions. Over time the registered name “Kubotan” has been eroded and genericized to include many knockoffs and kubltan of the original design.
Kubotan training:How to train at home?
Nick Erith Hempstead, United Kingdom. The book provides great information on Kubotans in general, how to buy and conceal your weapon.
Kubotan Self-Defense Kubotan s are outstanding weapons that can possibly save your life in a kubtoan defense situation. Common uses include hardening the fist fistload for punching, attacking vulnerable parts of an assailant’s body, and gaining leverage on an assailant’s wrist, fingers and joints. Some of them are already quite old like the official kubotan techniques manual.
I highly recommend this DVD! Romy Cruz San Jose, California. Your free hand is up while your hand holding the kubotan is down by your hips, concealed behind your forearm. Please use caution when training with this kubaton. This DVD teaches real kubaton self defense techniques. It is typically no more than 5.
Kubotan Self Defense Learn how to use Kubotan for self defense. Remember, tthis mini stick is a target specific self defense weapon that must be deliberately applied to a specific anatomical target. The Kubotan can be made out of a variety of different materials including steel, aluminum, wood and plastic so its actual weight will vary. Blunt weapons Non-lethal weapons Weapons of Japan. The unfortunate fact is most people who carry a kubotan or yawara stick have no idea how to use it correctly.
Since kubotans are a derivation of the yawara stick, all of the skills and techniques featured in the Kubotans DVD are also applicable to the yawara stick.
Because of this, the Kubotan is also sometimes dubbed the ‘instrument of attitude adjustment’. Better Fit These kubatons have a textured matte finish that will look better much longer.
Kubotan – Wikipedia
In the simplest form you can strike with the kubotan or use it for fist loading to improve your punching power, but it offers much more than that.
In this kubotan DVD program, you will learn:. For example, if your objective is to attack the assailant’s eyes, you will yield much better results if you strike him directly in the eye with the point.
How to choose yours? We think that DVDs comes second when it comes to learning techniques after instructor based classes.
Kubotan for Self Defense Purposes
John Bruurmijn Tilburg, Netherlands. Remember, if you live in the United States laws will vary from state to state.
Because if its anatomical realism, the body opponent bag or BOB is a great piece of equipment for kubotan training. There are some other Kubotan training aspects, which I will touch upon in future posts, for now just train on using your kubotan.
The kubotan often misspelled as Kubaton or Kobutan is a unique self defense weapon that is approximately the size of a thick pen mubotan magic marker and it often has a key ring attached to its end. And if you use what you will learn in this DVD you will never be unarmed. It’s hard to find quality instruction for this weapon.
For that we highly recommend that you take a class or two with an instructor so you easily understand how the tool works and what to expect from it. While its true that you can deliver a strike from just about any posture of position, there are some stances or postures that are better suited for kubotan techniques.