Great Job, Internet!: Here’s how to defend yourself against the Donald Trump handshake

Depending on your definition of “success” in a handshake—whether that’s a brief moment of connection between two people, or a prickish display of jerky-armed masculine dominance—Donald Trump is either very good, or very bad at executing them. There have been several compilations made of the signature Trump shake—an overly long hold punctuated by a strong tug bringing his competitors directly into his musky orbit—but we’re partial to this one from John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, capturing awkward hand-on-hand interactions with everybody from V.P. Mike Pence to Neil Gorsuch to Trump’s old Apprentice contestants.

But how do you protect yourself from such an erratic, clammy-fingered shake? A Columbus, Ohio-based jiu-jitsu academy has some ideas, with Robin Gleseler of the Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy offering up a short tutorial on how to fend off such an overly aggressive maneuver. (Note: Gleseler makes it …

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