The original American Cane Self Defense system contained three forms, eventually extending into six forms. The forms were designed to provide an organized way of introducing and training the alphabet of the system. The forms are short and not designed for martial arts competition. They each have their combative purpose and when linked together make […]
Learn how to defend and escape from 18 different unique attack patterns; the front, back, head, chest, bear hugs and more. During each 3 to 5 minute video Robaina slowly and methodically demonstrates at walking speed with a student, in detail how each escape maneuver and counter defense tactic is executed.
Power Foundations & Cane Conditioning
Includes ambidextrous cane maneuverability drills so you’re equally effective with either hand. Contains the “heart & soul” of the system- the Five Basic Power shots that will allow you to go from easy target to nightmare in the first 2 hours of training. Learn the first form of the system, “The Power Shot Form”. A short exercise that allows you to practice the Powershot Template moving forward or backward in an organized fashion.
Learn how to break any grab or hold and apply devastating cane joint locks that will leave your attacker begging for mercy. Includes the trademark hand-to-hand translations for when you don’t have your cane with you. You’ll also learn the 12 strike/defend zones with hand-to-hand translations so you can be prepared to defend from any angle.
You’ll learn how to deal with all kinds of punches including “sucker punches” and attacks from behind. Contains form #3 which features cane clearing to keep multiple attackers at bay and a unique can strangulation hold. Includes hand-to-hand translations of the same cane applications.
obaina covers this close range aspect of cane self defense, These rare throws are not acrobatic cane throws associated with some martial arts. These are dynamic responses to street attacks. Ideally you’d keep your attacker at a distance with your cane. If he somehow slips through into your “throwing range” he’ll get slammed!