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What is the best way to strike someone in the face?

Asked by ChaosCross (2340points) February 13th, 2010

No, I’m serious. What shape of hand would you use and where would you hit them? Why is that the place as well?

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RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

The Bitch Slap is always the most hurtful emotionally. But if your intention is to do bodily harm, try this

I prefer the turning the other cheek.

Grisaille's avatar

Purse to the kisser.

Dan_DeColumna's avatar

I wouldn’t bother with your hand. A longer, harder, and more properly weighted object would be much more appropriate for striking someone in the face. Leverage and other principles play a role. Also, using something other than your hand will give you a range advantage, meaning you can get at them, but they can’t reach you. The only thing you would have to worry about is escalation with ensuing encounters.

RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

Hit the lower jawbone (just off the chin) from the side. It will break quite easily with a closed fist.

DominicX's avatar

I have absolutely no idea. I’m not sure if that’s a good or bad thing.

RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

If you protrude your middle knuckle outward from the rest, then a well placed shot to the soft temple will make their eyes spinout. But hit a bullseye or you’ll break your finger against the skull.

talljasperman's avatar

with their own hand….

RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

Open palm upward into the nose will send blood flying everywhere. Follow through with the hit. Careful, you might kill them, driving shards of bone into the brain.

Dan_DeColumna's avatar

^ You scare me.

RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

Karate chop to the larynx will choke them enough to either get away or proceed to clasp the back of their head and pull their face down into your rising knee.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Open palm heel strike, as @RealEyesRealizeRealLies says. I learned it in a karate class recently and it’s pretty brutal, especially if you remember that the power of the strike comes from your core and not your arms or shoulders.

judochop's avatar


mammal's avatar

With the Penis, of course

le_inferno's avatar

I always wondered where you have to hit someone to knock them out? In a buffy episode, she punches Giles in the side of the face, his jaw, and he is immediately knocked out. is this even possible?

augustlan's avatar

Um, why do you want to know this? Be forewarned, that open hand/nose strike described above can definitely kill someone. Don’t do it unless your life depends on it.

partyparty's avatar

With your running shoes on LOL !!

ucme's avatar

Sounds like an extract from the Dylan Klebold diaries.

ragingloli's avatar

The Vulcan Science Directorate has determined that a well aimed hit to the nose with a flat hand is the most effective way to cause instant death to the target, by driving the nose bone into the brain.

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

What are you expecting to see? Specific techniques on how to really hurt someone? Why?! The best way is to not hit them…you remind me of this interaction

alamo's avatar

Try watching the MMA, Ultimate Fighter or Pride. Some of their knockouts are one shot to the head.

Irishmar's avatar

try to catch them off guard, open handed slap on cheek, is the best way to strike, hit, slap, if you must. I would do this only as a last resort.

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