Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Acting First Instead of Striking First: Self Defense Situations that Call for Restraint
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Acting First Instead of Striking First: Self Defense Situations that Call for Restraint

Welcome to 2016! I hope everyone’s holidays were fun, and more importantly, safe. I imagine that some readers who bounce at bars and clubs or work in security had...

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“No, I Don’t Want to Dance” or How to Aviod Being Dragged to the Ground in a Fight
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“No, I Don’t Want to Dance” or How to Aviod Being Dragged to the Ground in a Fight

In 1993, Royce Gracie won the first Ultimate Fighting Championship and it forced the fighting world to pause and take notice. As grapplers continued to excel in mixed...

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Headlocks: Escaping What is Simultaneously the Dumbest and Most Dangerous Attack in the Street
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Headlocks: Escaping What is Simultaneously the Dumbest and Most Dangerous Attack in the Street

Everyone can do a headlock. And when I say everyone I don’t mean every martial artist. I don’t mean every semi athletic male. I mean every person of every...

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Preventing or Avoiding Conflict by being a “Hard Target”- with Krav Maga Expert Michael South
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Preventing or Avoiding Conflict by being a “Hard Target”- with Krav Maga Expert Michael South

Krav Maga Black Belt Michael South details some of the simpler points of self-defense, the art of avoiding conflict in the first place. Krav Maga is all about the real...

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Martial Arts for Self Protection, or Self Perfection? With Bob Heinemann
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Martial Arts for Self Protection, or Self Perfection? With Bob Heinemann

I’m not always sure how to respond to the question of, “does this technique work in a street fight?” or, “Is what you teach good for self-defense?”. The answer...

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