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Title: Back of the Head and Neck Strikes
Post by: Hock on December 16, 2015, 04:19:41 PM
Back of the Head and Neck Strikes

     "Cracking somebody on the back of the head or neck. We all, by some instinctual common sense know that smacking somebody with really hard blasts on that area has a stunning effect. I knew this. But many years ago, for some reason it came home to me more at a Tim Tackett JKD seminar, when Tim highlighted this strike, stopped and talked about how it was used in a Marine Corp fighting course, etc. Nicknamed the “Gerber Strike” (because you would be eating Gerber Baby Food for a week or two after being seriously hit there) it seemed to sink in for me at that moment as a serious tool to use. You know - those “aha” moments.
      So, aside from the Austin Powers Judo Chop, the Napoleon Solo Judo Chop and the infamous internet "Ninjer Judy Chop," what of the power and the glory of the “Gerber Strike?”  ..."

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