Re: RARA-AVIS: Sapped!

Bill Crider (
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 12:13:46 -0500 (CDT) Paul Bergin says about KOs: "...just a quick slap behind and
slightly below the ear. I've never had it done to me, but it sounds like it
just might work."

I recently saw this demonstrated (on someone else, thank goodness), but not
with a sap or blackjack. A martial arts instructor (Joe Lansdale, who's
also a hell of a writer) showed how to render someone unconscious by tapping
a nerve in the location Paul describes. It doesn't take a very hard tap,
and it can be done with the heel of the hand.

Bill Crider

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