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Q&A with the Experts: Self Defense for the “Senior-Aged” Man

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber William Anderson (Massillon, OH), who asked the following question: Q: “As a senior-aged man, what realistically am I able to do for elderly self defense for myself & my wife? I see a … Read more →

Q&A with the Experts: Self Defense for Women

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Patty Murray (Lavista (Omaha), Nebraska), who asked the following question on self defense for women: Q: “How do I help women to understand that self defense is important?  All the women I know … Read more →

Learn Simple Fight Moves From The Experts

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Stephen Wood (Leicestershire/UK), who asked the following question about simple fight moves: *Q: “What are the simplest hand-to-hand combat techniques to put down an attacker as quickly as possible in an unarmed encounter?” … Read more →

Important Concepts In Self Defense for Women

Context On Self Defense for Women Since laws begun to change regarding the sexual integrity of women in the 19th century, female self-protection classes have come increasingly into fashion, some politically driven, some started by instructors of existing martial arts schools, … Read more →

Ways To Build Mental Preparation for Encountering Violence

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Lee Jordan (San Marcos), who asked the following question: *Q: “Violence against another human being is a terrible thing. What is the best way to stay mentally prepared to inflict physical harm … Read more →

The Best Steps To Physical Recovery in Self Defense

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Fred Miller (Worden, Mt.), who asked the following question: *Q: “I’m a cancer patient and not the same person I was before. I’m a lot smaller and I don’t have much muscle tone … Read more →

Selecting A Handgun And Ammunition For Self Defense With Mike Campbell

About Featured Expert: Mike Campbell has over two decades of experience in the firearms community, serving as an instructor for law enforcement and civilians alike in the field of defensive handgun use. Today, we’re proud to feature him on the … Read more →

Identifying and Dealing with IEDs with Chris Butler

About Featured Expert: A veteran of the U.S. Army, Chris Butler has twenty one years of combined military and government services industry. Mr. Butler specializes in dynamic, kinetic training solutions for DOD, DHS and LE EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Operators. … Read more →

Threat Assessment and Situational Awareness with Dr Steve Albrecht

About Featured Expert: Dr. Steve Albrecht, has spent the last 25 years gaining expertise in the field of threat assessment and situational awareness. He look to keep people safe in the workplace and in schools. Now he’s here on the … Read more →

Pistol Purchasing, and Pistol Training Strategies with Braden Langley

About Featured Expert: Braden is founder and lead instructor of Langley Firearms Academy, LLC out of Atlanta, Ga. Whether it is a single mom looking to defend her family, or a new shooter who is looking for an effective option … Read more →

Chinese Martial Arts and Bladed Weapons With Jake Mace

About Featured Expert: Jake Mace began studying Chinese martial arts and self-defense at the age of 8 in British Columbia, Canada with kyokushin karate and continued with high school and collegiate wrestling into his 20’s. He began studying the arts … Read more →

Strike Plate Locks and Home Security Basics with Robert Diegez

About Featured Expert: Robert Diegez retired from the Los Angeles county sheriff’s department as a deputy sheriff after 22 years of service due to a back injury. In February 2014, he suffered a major relapse and was in the hospital for two weeks. Recovering … Read more →

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