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How to Defend against a Krav Maga Head Lock from the Side

Learn how to defend yourself against a side head lock in this Howcast training video with Krav Maga expert Rhon Mizrachi.


Hi, my name is Rhon Mizrachi and I'm the head of Krav Maga Federation in the United States. I also own my own school in Manhattan on 25th St. I have been teaching Krav Maga for over 30 years. You can visit us online on Today, I'll demonstrate for you Krav Maga
This is defense against headlock that come to you from the side.
He's gonna pull me down, I strike his groin, from here I turn attention towards his face, grabbing a vulnerable target on his face, it could be his eye, or his nose, his hair if he's got any, or even if he turned his face away, his neck. In any case from here I make him look up towards the ceiling and run the back of his head directly into the pavement and then another kick straight down to the pavement, and of course separation.

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