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RunSafer: How to Break Out of a Wrist Grip

Knowing the right responses to an attacker could give you a better chance at escaping.

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Knowing the right responses to an attacker could give you a better chance at escaping.

It’s a good idea to be prepared for anything you may encounter while out on a run—and that includes attackers who may want to harm you.

In this RunSafer video, two-time Olympian and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Todd Williams teaches you what to do if an attacker grabs you by the wrist and attempts to assert control over you. With these steps, you can best escape the grip of your attacker and run to safety.