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Q&A With the Experts: ‘Fear’ or ‘Automatic Response’ Training?
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
6 months ago

Q&A With the Experts: ‘Fear’ or ‘Automatic Response’ Training?

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Lyle McCollough (Carmichael, CA) who asked the following question: Q: Is it more important to train from the...

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The Concept of Self-Defense, Part 2
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
6 months ago

The Concept of Self-Defense, Part 2

In the first part of this article-duology we listed a few factors to consider in the context of self-preservation, which is argued to be the umbrella term of which...

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How to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape, with Firas Zahabi
Fitness
6 months ago

How to Get in Shape and Stay in Shape, with Firas Zahabi

About Featured Expert: As a fighter, Firas Zahabi has won many titles, including Canadian Muay Thai champion. When training as a fighter, he “fell into”...

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Q&A with the Experts: Securing Home Windows from Break-Ins
Home Security and Defense
6 months ago

Q&A with the Experts: Securing Home Windows from Break-Ins

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Trevor Carlile (Pleasant Hill, Missouri) who asked the following question: Q: My home has vinyl siding and vinyl-framed...

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The Concept of Self-Defense, Part 1
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
6 months ago

The Concept of Self-Defense, Part 1

Preservation In essence, defense is an aspect of preservation, be it of your person or of something else, and as such, should be considered in relation to the whole....

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Willpower Overhaul with Craig Ballantyne
Fitness
6 months ago

Willpower Overhaul with Craig Ballantyne

About Featured Expert: Craig Ballantyne has been the Editor of Early to Rise since 2011. He’s also a Strength & Conditioning coach in Toronto, author of Turbulence...

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Q&A with the Experts: Defending Against a Bladed Weapon Assault
Blades and Weapons
6 months ago

Q&A with the Experts: Defending Against a Bladed Weapon Assault

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Brent (Ontario, Canada), who asked the following question: Q: Your flinch response is to stop a knife that is thrust at...

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