FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 56 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Shanktotheright, royal, bobgalle100011, agenonline, TooNice
22862 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
THEFOREVERMAN 3
Dobbersky 3
MattJ 2
royal 2
SoulJah22 1
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
New Topics
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by Marcus Charles
03/24/14 04:39 PM
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by Dobbersky
03/20/14 05:45 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
AKK kata question
by
09/04/05 01:27 PM
Recent Posts
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by THEFOREVERMAN
Yesterday at 08:22 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by THEFOREVERMAN
Yesterday at 08:20 AM
AKK kata question
by MattJ
04/04/14 05:45 PM
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Forum Stats
22862 Members
36 Forums
35546 Topics
432378 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#264409 - 06/18/06 02:27 PM question on strength of the body
jliu Offline
Member

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 66
Loc: Montville, NJ, USA
Hi everyone

There was a thread a while ago (sorry don't remember where it is) on the strength of the human body. For example, it said that the human throat requires 300lbs. of force to break (something along those lines).

Now, my question is, is that 300lbs of force all at once, or can three blows of 100lbs work too?

I apologize in advance, if i put this in the wrong forum.
_________________________
Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Top
#264410 - 06/18/06 04:53 PM Re: question on strength of the body [Re: jliu]
Cord Offline
Prolific

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 11399
Loc: Cambridge UK.
Erm, i am not sure what forum this should be in to be honest. the thing is that these figures that you want are not really useful. People have different bone densities, and of course the body 'gives' when struck, absorbing the force, yet every time this happens its not uniform. Also, there is no way of putting specific force into a strike, nor aiming for a specific effect. in an altercation you should feel very pleased to achieve a clean hard punch to the face or gut. Trying to apply specific pressure to a specific target to break it is ridiculous when dealing with a mobile angry aggressor. Hit em hard and then run away

Because of all the variables involved in the energy absorbtion, its not possible to predict injury from impact. some people fall out of 30 foot high windows and walk away, others fall off a chair and die. The body is a a fragile or robust thing, depending on circumstance.
_________________________
Don't let the door hit ya' where the good lord split ya'
http://cord.mybrute.com

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga