Jiu-Jitsu masters reveal easy methods to defend in opposition to Trump’s aggressive handshake

Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau shaking hand with US President Donlad J. Trump
It’s been a whirlwind first four weeks of the Donald Trump administration, with the entire world paying shut consideration to each one of many President’s strikes—together with his unconventional handshake. Trump has used his aggressive, jerky shake when assembly with fellow world leaders, however the outcomes haven’t at all times gone easily.

Naturally, one jiu-jitsu college in Ohio sought to determine the way you’d defend your self in opposition to the Prez’s energy shake, and their resolution is certain to seize the eye of the Secret Service.

This week, Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Columbus posted a 99-second video titled “Protection to the Donald Trump handshake,” outlining one of the best ways to counter Trump’s awkward introduction. The protection is easy: If Trump, or anybody else with an aggressive handshake who isn’t the president, begins to drag you in, you go together with him. By stepping in together with your exterior foot, you wrap the individual’s elbow and bend his wrist in. Whereas doing that, your different hand will wrap excessive of the individual’s knuckles, ensuing within the “goose neck.”

“Secret Service, I promise if I meet the President I in all probability gained’t wrist-lock him,” stated Robin Gieseler, a fourth-degree black belt and the principle teacher on the academy. “In all probability.” Smiling, he mumbled: “I’m kidding.” 

Gieseler emphasised that this isn’t a risk, however merely a coaching method for anybody who must counter somebody who’s attempting to impose his will on you along with his handshake. “If in case you have an over-dominant one who is attempting to seize you, pull you in, wrist-lock him,” Gieseler stated within the video. “It’ll be large! It’ll be large! It’s going to be so good, so nice.”

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