A lot of times in the self-defense world, there are a lot of bogus instructors with no real-world experience teaching people moves that have never really been tested in reality, unfortunately.
However, in this video which took place during the YouTube Red adventure series 'The Ultimate Expedition', we get to see some self-defense moves from someone who's trained and competed his whole life and also happens to be a legend in the sport of MMA - Chuck 'The Iceman' Liddell.
As previously stated, compared to most self-defense instructors, Liddell has been there and is going to know what works and what doesn't. Liddell also allegedly had a lot of street fighting experience growing up so he's most likely seen it all too.
Chuck also makes a very good point in the video below alongside popular gaming YouTuber, Sniper Wolf, that in a real-life self-defense situation, your goal is not quite the same as it is in an MMA fight or even in a regular street fight. In self-defense, your goal is simply to do whatever is necessary to defend yourself so you can escape with your life intact.
So check out the video below to see some bad@ss self-defense moves from someone who has been there and may know a thing or two about fighting.
ABOUT CHUCK LIDDELL:
Charles David Liddell (born December 17, 1969) is an American retired mixed martial artist and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He has an extensive striking background in Kempo, Karate, and Kickboxing, as well as a grappling background in collegiate wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. A professional competitor from 1998 until 2010, Liddell had 23 fights in the UFC; along with Randy Couture, he is widely credited for bringing MMA into the mainstream of American sports and entertainment. On July 10, 2009, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. On May 9, 2007, Liddell became the first UFC fighter to be on the cover of ESPN The Magazine. Liddell also released his autobiography, Iceman: My Fighting Life, on January 29, 2008. [Source: Wiki]