Hand to hand, knife vs knife, is bullshit

This Southnarc article is too true to resist reposting. It’s about the myth of proportional armament. I’ll add to it and include the myth of proportional initiative.

The health benefits of going shooting

As if you needed another excuse to go shooting this weekend. We’ll ignore the lack of source data simply because this is what we want to hear, and it gives you the chance to tell your wife: “Honey, I need Read More …

Situational awareness and body language practice – group dynamics

“Be aware”; “Be alert”; “Pay attention”. Everybody tells you this, but none of them tell you how to do it. Or even what to look for. So this weekend you’re going to get some body language training. You’re going to Read More …

Self defense training for the Zombie Apocalypse – 3 core skills to get you through

Training to live through the zombie apocalypse is actually pretty simple. There are just 3 core skills you need to train.

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.

The 3 ways your martial arts training will get you killed

I’m about to be mean, insulting, and sound bitter. Despite all this I do think there’s benefit to martial arts training – if you can work around the bad stuff. This article’s to help you work around the bad training, Read More …

“Pay attention to your surroundings” is bullshit

So just above this is a picture of your surroundings (let’s pretend you’re standing here). I want you to pay attention to this picture (your “surroundings”). Ok, now that you’ve done that are you any more enlightened as to who Read More …

The self defense moves that actually work

Let us watch 2 videos. I’m going to plant my pre-planned conclusion into your head by saying that, when watching these videos, I want you to see how ineffective a punch can be.   Cop fighting thug (you know you’ve Read More …

The 5 steps to analysing training videos to see if you’re wasting your time (with a few examples)

I have a confession to make: I’m almost a training video addict. I used to be one, but I’m recovering now. I used to love checking out the techniques those badass guys used, running them through my head with me Read More …