And we gave you a situation where you may have to use these skills. What would you do if you thought someone was following you — how might you assess if that person was indeed following you, and how could you prevent a possible assault? If you cannot prevent an assault, what can you do?
On to releases from grabs. You want to use a release from a grab when you believe the person grabbing does NOT mean you imminent physical harm. We are beginning with arm grabs, because they are among the most common grabs out there.