It is possible to kill someone by striking the throat. It is possible to cause significant damage to the vocal chords, severe structural damage or swelling that causes the throat to constrict-leading to death.
Also, what happens if you get hit in the throat?
Throat injury can damage the trachea and can cause difficulty breathing, swallowing, or hoarseness of the throat. If the vocal cords are damaged, speaking will be difficult and there can be a hoarse throat or a complete lack of ability to speak if the vocal cords are more than just bruised.
Furthermore, what happens if someone punches your Adam's apple?
A hard punch to the Adam's Apple can cause swelling which blocks the airway. Boxing Gloves prohibit it, due to their size, together with standard defensive posture. Another thing to avoid is a strong push to the nose, upwards toward the bridge. This can cause serious damage, too.
Can you kill with one punch?
No matter how old, big, strong, healthy or experienced with fighting someone is, one punch can be enough to kill anyone, or cause them permanent, life-altering damage.
How effective is a throat punch?
A throat punch is very effective if you can pull it off. Unless you're a seriously high level hand to hand combat practioner or a psychopath devoid of all emotion you're not going to plan and execute strikes to your opponents throat. In a fight everything goes to $hit.