All Posts By Patrick

Why is Awareness so Important for Self-Defense?

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Did you know that awareness is the key stone of self-defense? Yes, it might surprise you to hear that statement, but awareness and avoidance are what can save your life in many different dangerous situations. If you are walking down the streets and you’re completely oblivious of your environment and not paying attention to your surroundings, ...

This MMA Gear Was Made to Last

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Finding durable and comfortable apparel for your self-defense training sessions is not a trivial task, especially with the market saturated so much with equipment for traditional martial arts, which are sports first and self-defense disciplines second (if at all). So where do you turn for quality gear that will suit the sort of versatile training most ...

Are They Serious?

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Recently, I was browsing on YouTube and found a very interesting knife defense video. The video clip shows a self-defense instructor and a student demonstrating knife defense techniques in front of a crow of students. The problem is that it seems like the knife defense techniques wouldn't represent the reality of a knife attack. If you've seen ...

The Power of Learning Self Defense

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When someone decides to attack you, your whole world can change in matter of seconds. Attackers are often ruthless and go quite hard on their victims. The instant the attack takes place, your brain is trying to figure out what can be done to get out of that non desired situation. If you haven’t figured out ...

AllStrike Training Tool from Quest (Review)

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The AllStrike from Quest is an excellent self defense training tool. It’s an awesome tool to practice your strikes with a training partner. Not only is it very realistic, it’s very cool and brings a new dimension to your training. The AllStrike tool is made of durable material (polyurethane foam), yet soft enough to be used ...

The New York Subway Hero Book (Review)

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A scary event took place in February 2011 in a NYC subway train. A man named Joe Lozito was on his way to work when he was suddenly attacked and stabbed by a complete stranger! The astonishing part of this event is that during the stabbing attack, two police officers were standing nearby (behind the next ...

The Importance of Fighting Back

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There are certain videos that are more painful than other to watch. This one came from an Asian Country, were we see a young man getting stomped and kicked on the head multiple times by the father of his girlfriend. Not only does he gets a solid beating, but the family members or friends of the ...

Rising UK Stabbing Attacks

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There are sad news coming from the UK lately. The recent London attacks who were made using vehicle as weapon are terrible. In these past two events, 8 people have lost their lives with more than 58 injured. The first attack occurred on June 3rd 2017. This event created chaos in the city off London as ...

Welcome to the Self Defense Blog!

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Hello and welcome to the Self Defense Blog. We’re so glad to see that you visited this page. It means that you are interested in learning how to protect yourself and your love ones. That is a fantastic thing. Learning self defense is such an incredible sense of accomplishment that when you know and feel confident about ...