Brian Kemsley listened only to his courage. A few days ago, this muay thai trainer witnessed a terrible scene while walking through Madison Square Park in New York City. In front of his eyes? An attempted kidnapping. As reported by the New York Post, the 33-year-old spotted a man trying to grab a baby in a woman’s stroller, who was holding another child in his arms. “It’s not just a question of intervening, it’s a question of duty, when you see a woman and her child screaming,” the young man explained to Pix11. “I was trying to get him away from the mother and let her go away from him to safety, he recalled in the columns of the newspaper. But towards the end I was also trying to keep the guy in the back. shelter from the crowd. ” To thwart the kidnapping of this baby, Brian Kemsley used martial arts techniques he knows well. In videos taken by witnesses, he is seen pinning the man to the ground and holding him firmly before the police arrive.
While he was controlling you, Brian Kemsley said that the kidnapper explained that he was talking to Barack Obama in the Oval Office. The young man, despite years of martial arts and especially jujitsu, explained that he believed he could not succeed in retaining the kidnapper. In the columns of the New York Post, he said he was “worried about fainting” and thus losing his “hold” on the other man. “I don’t particularly like jiu-jitsu, I don’t think training is particularly fun, but I have a lot of respect for this art as it is absolutely essential in street fight and self defense. Brian Kemsley said on his Instagram account. I want to stress that when it comes to safety, crushing someone should not be the priority. ” But faced with the dangerousness of the individual, he could not do otherwise.
The man was arrested
“We’re not supposed to show up with sticks and start hitting people,” the young man continued, not exactly proud of using his martial arts techniques to prevent a drama. The priority should always be to defuse the situation in a safe and also non-violent way, so as not to make the situation worse. ” For those witnesses to this scene, Brian Kemsley’s behavior was heroic. The woman holding her child and the stroller her baby was in like the others warmly thanked the martial arts trainer. “Everyone started to applaud me, he recalls. Everyone was grateful. It was a great time.” In the end, it all ended without a hitch. Arrested by the police, the man was taken into custody and taken to Bellevue hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
A man arrested a kidnapper © Capture NYPost