Following the prisoner negotiation for Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit’s release with Hamas, the terrorist organization ruling Gaza, has threatened additional soldier kidnapping. In light of this, we are issuing this step-by-step guide for the common man, to protect oneself from the threat of kidnapping.

Situation #1:

An unfamiliar car stops in front of the sidewalk you’re walking on. Suddenly, from the rear door a man emerges who tries to force you into the vehicle.

The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
1) Instead of instinctively resisting the attacker’s pull, attack his eyes directly by shoving your fingers into the sockets to temporarily blind him.
The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
2) While the attacker is unable to see, kick him as hard as possible in the groin.

 3) Run away!

Situation #2:

After neutralizing the first attacker, a second comes out from the rear door and pins your arms from behind.

The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
A second attacker comes out from the rear door and pins your arms from behind
The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
2) Hit him on the back of the head
The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
3) After his grip is shaken, finish him by kicking his face as hard as you can

Situation #3:

Two attackers jump you; one pins your arms from behind and the other attacks you from the front.

The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
1) Kick the attacker in front of you as hard as possible and then pull down your body’s center of gravity by bending forward
The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
2) Elbow the attacker behind you in the face
The IDF Step By Step Guide to Self-Defense
3) Deliver another blow to your attacker’s vulnerable area

4) Victory!

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