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A LOADED GUN in your back! With no definite plan of defense you have no choice other than to surrender meekly and take the consequences. This Jiu-Jitsu number shows you how to avoid being shot and to quickly disarm the gunman. Of course the gun must be in contact with you to enable this defense to succeed. Jiu-Jitsu cannot help you if a person stands six feet away from you and pulls the trigger.

You may never be poked in the back by a gun and told to "stick 'em up" but every day that experience comes to many people. If the gun is right at your back you can capture the gunman as shown here.

"Put up your hands," calls for action. The man with the gun expects you to do os you are told so that when you say "Yes Sir,"

around to grasp tho gun hand as the first move to disarm the attacker.

The pressure you have exerted on the back of his hand will have forced his hand open.

"Put up your hands," calls for action. The man with the gun expects you to do os you are told so that when you say "Yes Sir,"

and move, he is not surprised. His surprise, however, is to hove you turn, instead of putting your arms up.

Your right hand should now come up to take tho man's wrist as your left hand

Continue your grosp on his hand, twisting his arm more and more thus forcing him down.

grips his gun hand with your thumb on the back of his hand. Next force

This is another example of the use of the wrist-throw, that most versatile of Jiu-Jitsu numbers.

You turn QUICKLY to the right. Even i( he should, In this split second, Are his gun you would not be shot

his hand and arm down to get set for o quick, violent upward movement. Now bring his hand up

The gun has been thrown far away Qnd you have your man on his back on the ground.

as your turn takes your back out of the possible line of fire. Hit the gun or gun-arm with your right elbow pushing it still further away from a dangerous position. Bring your left hand as your turn takes your back out of the possible line of fire. Hit the gun or gun-arm with your right elbow

with a fast snap. Your right hand gripping his wrist and your left his hand.

You can easily keep him there by an arm lock such as I have shown you at the finish of the last number ar you can use a finger spread as shown here.

pushing it still further away from a dangerous position. Bring your left hand

When you reach the top of the swing his hand will open and the gun will be thrown through the air.

With your left hand grip the victim's fourth and fifth fingers and with your right hand take his first and second fingers then bend his hand far back, and at the same time stretch the fingers apart.

As you turn to face the gunman you swing This ¡s a dose-up of the proper grip on the your right elbow so that it hits the gun, man*s gun-hand. Notice that it is an adap-deflectmg its aim from your back. tatlon 0f the wrist throw position so widely used ¡n Jiu-Jitsu.

To hold the attacker on the ground you have his hand pointing away from you. Two of his fingers are held by one of your hands and two by the other.

Then the fingers are stretched apart.

A REVOLVER is aimed at you from within twelve or eighteen inches.

A speedy Jiu-Jitsu attack and you can have the gun and a captive too. Using one of the Jiu-Jitsu fundamental principles this is act especially difficult and not nearly as dangerous to you as it seems to be. Practice this many, many times and if you are ever called on to seriously use it, it will be as simple in execution as any other number.

Don't ever attempt to resist o gunman who is standing oufside of your easy reoch. Eighteen inches is about the outside limit of the possibility of successful application.

Continue forcing the gun toward your assailant, meanwhile giving him no chance to remove his trigger finger with your right hand. Lift up suddenly with your right hip and pull him

After you hove become proficient of Jiu-Jitsu defense it is unlikely that you will ever be caught off your guord.
from within the tigger guard. K at this stage the gun should be fired, the gunman himself would be the victim.

over with your arms. This is easy to do as your hip octs os the fulcrum and

As a revolver is flashed at you with an ug'y command to put up your hands

You have stepped forward and with right hand gripped his left shoulder close to his nock. Keep a firm grip on the revolver and with his trigger finger painfully you already have him of! balance. When you hove him up in the air like this,

you'll soy 11 All right9' or "Yes sir" and itorl such a motion but as you raise your arms you'll push the barrel of the gun to one side
locked in the guard, his right hand is incapable of rendering him any assistance whatever.

exort all your forcc suddenly to slam him down to the ground.

and turn your hand so that the palm af your left hand is against the chamber,

As you step post him with your right leg you prepare to throw him by a hip-throw.

The impact of the hard foil and the fact that you continue to hold his finger in the trigger guard combine to keep him under control.

enabling you to close your fingers over it tightly thus preventing the revolver from being fired. As you probably know the chamber must be free to turn, otherwise you cannot pull the trigger of a revolver.

Shift your right hip up and over to the right. Hold his right arm close to you ond continue your grip on his left shoulder

You can easily lake the revolver owoy from him and then hold him by bending his arm backward, with the back of his elbow against your knee.

he gun is struck by the left hand and turned away.

The muzzle is forced around until it points at the gunman himself. His finger is imprisoned in the trigger guard.

This shows the proper position uied in completing the capture by using the hip-throw.

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