Another 4 self-defense techniques to stay safe in the streets

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Now retired, Jiu-Jitsu black belt Kenny Florian had the wherewithal to get out of precarious positions against José Aldo at UFC 136. Photo: UFC

In Jiu-Jitsu, the simple moves are the most effective ones for getting yourself out of a jam, especially when faced with an unforeseen altercation in the street.

In the four videos below, Jiu-Jitsu professors and even recently-retired UFC fighter Kenny Florian teach some subtle details that will make all the difference in keeping you from getting hurt—whether in avoiding going to the ground, in getting out from beneath an assailant or in counter attacking. Give it a look and share your thoughts in the comments section below.

1. Marcos Schubert (Gracie Barra) teaches the technical stand-up

2. Gilda Oliveira (Base Jiu-Jitsu) teaches various defenses for women

3. Andrezinho Nogueira (MG Jiu-Jitsu) teaches single-leg counter

4. Kenny Florian teaches how to get out from the bottom and not get beat up while playing guard

Do you know of any educational self-defense and Jiu-Jitsu videos? Share them with us in the comments field below.

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