We hear a lot about how jiu-jitsu is the ideal self-defense martial art. Jocko Willink promotes it often, and many of us have had to use BJJ to protect ourselves from harm. The question is always raised, though — what if our attackers have a weapon, like a knife? Would you really be able to use BJJ for knife defense?
In this helpful video, BJJ brown belt Troy Everett of Nova Mente Academy demonstrates three techniques that you can use to protect yourself from a knife-wielding attacker. Pay close attention, and keep practicing your BJJ!