Are collapsible batons worth it?

Short answer? Maybe for some people. Are you one of them?   Collapsable batons are flashy (in that matte black way). They’re sexy-lite and there are all kinds of cool looking things you can do with them. But there’s a Read More …

“Listen to your gut” is bullshit – what causes that Bad Feeling before shit happens

Everybody’s had that “bad feeling” now and then. Many a victim of rape, of robbery, of torture had a “sense” that something bad was about to happen to them. All the martial artists and self defence instructors in the world Read More …

Moves too effective for the UFC? Perfect for self defence! Here’s the list

MMA, UFC, EFC. These are all sports where people beat the crap out of each other. But they’re still sports, and so anything that might cause real damage is considered a foul. Self defence isn’t a sport – so here’s Read More …

Do you know where you’re at risk?

After today’s post you’re going to know where you’re in danger, and why that place, so that you can know when to be ready, and when you can relax.

Flipping the switch

If you have trouble with the thought of killing, even if it’s just a chicken for your supper, then you probably shouldn’t read this one. Then again maybe you need to read it most of all.

This is why threatening with weapons does not work

Every guy who carries has run that scenario through their heads. The one where they’re at a pub, having drinks with their girl, and a group of drunk morons keeps hassling them. Making comments about your girl’s ass. Calling her Read More …

How differently do criminals think? Let’s find out…

Are criminals just like everyday folk? The same worries and concerns, just with a not-legal source of income unlike the rest of us. Or are they different somehow.   Dave Spaulding wrote a nice article about criminals over at his Read More …