“Hands Up” – 80s music duo Ottawan
Possibly the most frequently used phrase in Krav Maga classes is “hands up”. Sometimes, I am sure, it sounds like nagging. (It can sound a lot like “elbows off the table!”) There are several reasons, however, why keeping your hands up is an essential part of your self-defence training.
Here are 3 main reasons.
So yes, if incessantly reminding you to keep your hands up is nagging then we are nagging. I prefer to call it “supportive criticism.” Either way, learning to keep your hands up is essential to your training and can better your chances of staying safety.
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