Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Self-defense vs Streetfighting, Part 2
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Self-defense vs Streetfighting, Part 2

In this duology I take a look at what the concept “self-defense” can entail, and what assuming different definitions can mean for your training. In the first part, I...

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Self-Defense vs Streetfighting, Part 1
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Self-Defense vs Streetfighting, Part 1

What Is Self-Defense? With self-defense, as with everything, we have to establish some sort of definition before we can say anything about it without constant...

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Violence Is Super Complex, Where Does Your Training Fit In?
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Violence Is Super Complex, Where Does Your Training Fit In?

When all you have is hammer, every problem looks like a nail. People tend to only be familiar with a small part of violence based on what they have experience with. A...

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The Three Ranges of Fighting
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

The Three Ranges of Fighting

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the three main ranges of physical altercation; their main dangers, a couple of methods of defense against those dangers,...

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Self-Defense Fact or Fiction? – Technique
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Self-Defense Fact or Fiction? – Technique

There are a lot of controversies and battles fought within the martial arts and self-defense community/communities (another controversy is whether they should be counted...

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Street Psychology and the Best Self Defense Technique I’ve Ever Used
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Street Psychology and the Best Self Defense Technique I’ve Ever Used

In 2016 we have reviewed a number of self defense concepts and specific techniques. Keeping concepts in mind is of the utmost importance to avoiding the most dangerous...

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Bears Got Nothing On Me: Escaping The Bear Hug For Self Defense
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Bears Got Nothing On Me: Escaping The Bear Hug For Self Defense

You have all been there before, you are walking through the darkness and someone hugs you from behind. Well, maybe not everyone but it’s still a realistic self-defense...

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Types of Sparring in Martial Arts and How to Use Them
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Types of Sparring in Martial Arts and How to Use Them

Background “If one is to learn to defend oneself against violence, one must first master the violence against which one is to defend oneself.” The above sums up a...

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Surviving a Fight at Close Range
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Surviving a Fight at Close Range

In a previously made series of videos, I talked a bit about what one can do in a standing, impact based fight, and gave some tools to stop the fight from turning into...

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Self Defense Against Awkward Clothing Grips and the Unexpected – Avoiding Reaction
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Self Defense Against Awkward Clothing Grips and the Unexpected – Avoiding Reaction

Being a student of both the Jeet Kune Do philosophy and framework, I always appreciate efficiency. In an homage to efficiency, today’s article will kill two birds...

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