To many self defense systems, the eye gouge is one of the common go-to moves when protecting yourself from an attacker. Although eye gouging is illegal in MMA, they still happen. Today will be a study on the eye gouge, drawing information from MMA and other sources to improve your self defense game.
If there are no rules in your fight, then your only goal should be to win. If you just want to win a fight, then you don't have to follow Fighting Etiquette 101 -- just try to get your opponent to be hurt, crippled, or to fall to the ground, giving you enough time to get away. Here are some ways to do it: Knee your opponent in the groin.
Superman: A punch where a competitor fakes a front kick and then draws the kicking leg back quickly, while simultaneously throwing a punch with the same side fist. The force of the kick is transferred to the punch, and the supporting foot leaves the ground.
Kicks, knees, stomps and any type of strike was legal to the head of a grounded opponent. That means that positions like sprawl, north-south and side control were much more dangerous in Pride than they are in the UFC. Any of these illegal strikes can cause a stoppage to action, point deductions and possible disqualification losses.
The first step in countering a strike is to move out of the way of the strike’s impact. Movement removes Marines from the opponent’s intended strike point and positions Marines to attack. Movement is executed at approximately a 45-degree angle to the front or rear.