Defence against a hand attack

This technique is described in Lang’s book, page 20.

The defendant is holding the cane in the rear high guard.  The assailant strikes towards the hand.  The defendant retracts the hand and the cane so that the incoming strike misses, then thrusts with the cane.

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Bartitsu: A Beginning Class in the Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes: Bartitsu! (Defense Against a Hand Attack)

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