Author Topic: She's 5' 2" & 120 lbs. but packs a wallop!!!  (Read 2183 times)


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She's 5' 2" & 120 lbs. but packs a wallop!!!
« on: July 19, 2003, 02:34:51 PM »
True story, just happened a few days ago and pretty interesting on several levels. I was in for roll call at the PD and we were told we had one in the lockup to be transported for arraignment on domestic assault and battery. The woman, 41 years old, 5' 2" & 120 lbs. broke her boyfriend's jaw with one right hook. :o  He was 35 and according to our court officer was at least 6' tall and all of 200lbs, she stated a real rugged looking guy. When an officer asked the woman if she had any training in boxing she stated, 'A little."  :D  Now the good part of this story is it shows size and strength can be made up for with good technique and that a small middle aged women has the potentional of dropping a good sized male adversary with a well placed punch. Some may say maybe he has a glass jaw or whatever but one thing is definite, she dropped him with one right hook! ;)
   Now, the second interesting point is to see how this is handled by the court system. According to the court officer the woman punched him while they were having an argument. He did not assault or threaten her which is why there were no charges against him and he is listed as the victim of domestic abuse. I think everyone pretty much knows where I'm going with this. If it were a guy who broke a woman's jaw under the same circumstance he would be making license plates right now! ;)   An interesting case to follow. Comments anyone?
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Re:She's 5' 2' & 120 lbs. but packs a wallop!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2003, 07:38:14 AM »
If she hit this man without being provoked or anything like that, then she should be punished the same as a man who did the same thing.

But putting that aside, let's examine why she was able to cause such damage and learn from it.

First, she definately had the proper mindset.  This is very important for her because of the size difference.

Second, she probably struck without warning.  This guy was probably mid-sentence when "SMACK!", he was hit.  That is why his jaw broke, because he didn't have the time to tighten the muscles up to protect it.

Third, I'm guessing she had proper alignments in her execution of this punch.  If she didn't she probably would have broken her hand.

This was a great technique, even though it sounds like it was not used in the proper way.


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Re:She's 5' 2" & 120 lbs. but packs a wallop!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2003, 12:17:23 PM »
For her it may have been a well placed pre-emptive strike, because who knows what she may have thought was gonna happen if she didn't.  Or she's just one mean, and nasty 5'2"/120lb. woman :o

For him, maybe he should of recognize a "sucker" punch from the front position! 8)
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Re:She's 5' 2" & 120 lbs. but packs a wallop!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2003, 08:14:45 AM »
In this case, she was definitely the aggressor. We would have arrested the male if he had put her in fear and she acted out of self defense. However, by her own admission, this was not the case.