(: something I learned in one of my Pakua classes. It is indeed the perfect martial art for me, I’m tiny and not heavy at all, so I need to use the other person’s strength and move fast. It’s all about knowing how anatomy works (weak/pain points) and evade everytime you can.
I’m usually shorter than the other person so I happen to have a better balance, the head is the best place to hit because it’s the heaviest part of our body. If you push it a little, you’ll fall.
Also using the inner part of the knees as a balance breaker works better than you could think.
if you are doing pakua you need to know it’s pure circular fluid movements, the hips are a great weapon when it comes to that kind of strength. (I used to lift guys way bigger than me from the floor just using my hips )
*there’re lots of ways to do this move, this is a risky one because you will be face to face with the other person (I’ll draw the other version soon) but as soon as you place your leg behind them, you will be “profile to profile” and they will not be able to reach you with the other hand ( the free one)
remember this is usually a fast move so you won’t let the other have the time to think.
;D more cool moves soon!