So many martial artists and pseudo-experts on ATS, and nobody mentioned the "3-Pressure Point Knockout"??
Maybe it was in one of the links I
didn't click on.
It is both real and Hoax. It is taught as a real technique, and it has some loose basis in physiology, but it is also basically impossible to carry
out, and limited in effectiveness by the necessity for pinpoint and lightning fast accuracy that most mere mortals can only dream about or deliver to
willing participants, LOL!
It doesn't require a neck strike. Hypothetically it can be any 3 key pressure points or nervous system nodes.
Personally, I don't believe any living being could deliver those 3 strikes on me or any other angry aggressor.
Now, it is still a neat thing to learn, because even if you can't get all three, it is nice to deliver an accurate blow to a pressure point to create
"dead-arm" or "dead-leg," or just for general purpose of placing your blows with purpose to the most vulnerable areas of your opponent.
Hypothetically, in a perfect world, against a lumbaring opponent, it could, possibly
work? I guess. BUT, it definitely should not be a part
of anyone's self-defense strategy. A kick to the groin produces much, much more rewarding and consistent results. Eye rakes, temple or neck blows,
or of course, my very favorite, create distance and grab your gun! When learning or using self-defense, go with the time-proven methods and force