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Grappling Dummy for MMA

Monday, June 8, 2020

As you know, an integral part of your self-defense training involves practicing all the moves with an instructor or a partner. If you don’t apply the combat instructions regularly, you’re probably doing it wrong. It doesn’t matter how many hits, face-plants on the carpet or uncomfortable holds it takes to learn the movements, if it can save your ...

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Manage Fear for Self-Defense

Monday, June 1, 2020

Fear Is Your Ally At least, that’s what neuroscientists and experts on violent behavior always tell us. I sincerely agree, but with a couple of reservations: Fear is indeed very useful most of the time. When we are afraid of something, a fight-or-flight response is triggered to get out of whatever dangerous situation we are in. Absence of fear means that you don’t understand the ...

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How Can You Prepare for Violence?

Monday, May 11, 2020

There’s a lot more to dealing with a life-threatening violent situation than most people think. There are prevention and prediction techniques that can help you avoid it. There is plain old self-defense that can help you survive it. At last, there are psychological and legal issues – the inevitable fallout of any violent event. Sure, self-defense videos are really helpful to learn ...

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If You Are Attacked by a Junkie, What Would You Do?

Monday, April 20, 2020

When a sober, law-abiding citizen faces a criminal whose mind is confused by drugs, he or she is usually terrified and clueless about what to do and how to deal with this threat. But what if you knew exactly how people behave under influence of a variety of drugs, and could reliably predict their levels of aggression, reaction time and ...

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Not Many Movies Portray Violence Correctly. This One Does!

Monday, March 2, 2020

When was the last time you didn’t have to suspend your disbelief while watching a horror movie? And by “suspend disbelief” I mean “turn your brain off completely, or otherwise the flick would turn into an illogical mess”! This genre of movies is plagued by clichés, plot inconsistencies and it often fails to depict violence in a realistic manner. Once in a while, ...

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Don’t Pump Iron, Become Iron!

Sunday, December 8, 2019

What image comes to your mind when you hear the words “a very strong man/woman”? That of a 200-lb+ powerlifter? Or even worse, a gigantic, bloated pro bodybuilder? No. A strong person is one that can survive a fight they didn’t start, get themselves out of an emergency or protect someone they care about. This is what our bodies were meant ...

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