Don’t Be an Easy Target for Pickpockets

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Usually self-defense is meant to prepare you for the really nasty, potentially lethal incidents – violent attacks, rape attempts, home invasions and so on. But even the crimes that are usually considered petty, such as pickpocketing, can be quite devastating. Having your valuables stolen from under your nose is not fun and it happens very, very often. The Reason? Most People Are Easy ...

Multiple Attackers in the Streets

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When handling multiple attackers, the biggest challenge is to keep all of them in your field of view. If you fail to do so, you are risking someone flanking you or just coming up from behind and throwing a sucker punch. It’s all downhill from there. As you undoubtedly know, being in a street fight against several attackers ...

The Best Way to Mount Your Attacker in a Street Fight

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If you ever get into an altercation with someone and the fight goes to the ground, you’ll need special techniques to get the upper hand. In that case, a great self-defense technique is mounting your attacker. However, there is a certain way to mounting your attacker, and if done well, it can put you at a great advantage. Our video ...

Saved by Good Samaritans – That’s a Rare Occurrence

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Today’s video is a special one – only because we don’t see this kind of interaction often. It is an aftermath of a gun shooting, where bystanders stepped in and restrained the gunman together. If only every crowd reacted this way at a criminal fleeing from the scene, there’d be a lot more robbers behind bars! Unfortunately, we don’t get to ...

How to Control Your Ego in a Fight

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Having an ego can often land us in more trouble then it’s worth. Especially during a fight. While it’s normal that you often want to show off and prove that you’re tougher than you look, it’s not worth it. The outcome can be dangerous and lead to severe consequences. Our video on Keep Your Ego in Check shows you ...

Detecting a Threat? Get Ready to Defend Yourself!

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Very often people fight someone because they want to assert their dominance and physically humiliate the opponent. The level of violence in such attacks can vary wildly. The fact is, you can’t predict how badly your attacker will hurt you, so verbally defusing a conflict is the most important skill for self-defense. A Skill This Girl Obviously Doesn’t Have https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBETsVHSEdQ Her nonchalance and ...

Are You Prepared for Something Like This?

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Today’s article is mostly for our female readers. Oftentimes women are told that in order to avoid a sexual assault all they need to do is stick to public places and not provoke a potential rapist. Well, we have bad news: sometimes it’s not enough, as illustrated by this piece of footage from one of the busiest public places in the world ...

The Importance of Awareness During a Fight

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Being aware during a fight is extremely important. While you’re trying to focus on getting away from your attacker, it’s also very important to be aware of your surroundings. You don’t know if your attacker has friends or if there is another threat near by that can put you at an even more disadvantage. Therefore, it’s important ...