Author: Billie Welch

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Tips For Hiring A Dui Lawyer In Toronto

Hiring a DUI lawyer Toronto can be very costly. IT specialist starts from $5000 and goes up to dollar 12000. There are a lot of steps you need to take before hiring a Toronto DUI lawyer, as the right attorney can present your case in the best possible way and help you win. Hiring a […]

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Criminal use of the Social Graces and the defence

Con men use social skills to get close to and manipulate their victims.  They are better at doing this than most people are at seeing through them. Gavin de Becker wrote an amazing book called: “The Gift Of Fear.” In it he identifies 6 strategies that criminals use which can be identified and used to […]

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The Gift of Fear: a précis

The Gift of Fear: summing up the strategies used by criminals and con men… Con men use social skills to get close to and manipulate their victims.  They are better at doing this than most people are at seeing through them.Gavin de Becker wrote an amazing book called: “The Gift Of Fear.” In it he identifies […]

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Total Awareness

For those who have not yet used a link to go to his site, Darren is an LEO with extensive combat training and teaching. He is also an extraordinary researcher, unwilling to accept statistics on their face value or “new” research without deeper personal investigation. Total Awareness: A Woman’s Safety Book is almost a one stop […]

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101 ways to defend yourself without a gun: A Rebuttal

101 ways to defend yourself without a gun; by Johnny A. Jenkins. The full essay can be seen at http://tinyurl.com/2ucdc8. Now right from the git-go I want to say that I don’t know if he wrote the essay or if his friend Sarah wrote it, so I’m not being personal here but just taking a look […]

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A family member was mugged the other day…

A family member was mugged the other day and lost a considerable wad of cash. He was in a new city, sharing an apartment with a stranger and had his first pay check. He decided to go out but didn’t want to leave his money in his unsecured room, (some of his roomie’s friends were […]

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Cane Fighting Practise

This little effort demos some of the Raising Canes exercises that you can do to warm-up before practising your cane fighting self defense. It contains:         • Wim Demeer’s stick exercises for the   shoulders, back and arms        • some simple cane fighting footwork drills called zoning        • some cane fighting shadow boxing, then it ends with […]

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More Misconceptions about Canadian Law and Self Defence

Recently I came across an article by Gary Mauser of SFU, called Armed Self Defense: The Canadian Case. I perused the article and browsed his web site  exposing the fallacies of (Canadian) gun control rhetoric and supposed success. I even got 8 out of 10 correct on his Gun Quiz – missing a date and a total number. But […]

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Awareness and Avoidance

This is a guest article by my good buddy Alain Burrese. You will find a link to his site over to the right but this link will go to his blog, which is informative and interesting.  Awareness and Avoidance In my book Hard-Won Wisdom, I wrote about a time in Bangkok, Thailand, where I got off a […]

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Canadians, Firearms and Self Defence

Why are we being treated as irresponsible children who can’t be trusted not to burn the house down if the parents leave for a minute? I just found the CanadaCarry Forum. Quote:CanadaCarry was born out of the strong desire of many law-abiding Canadians to have the option legally to carry a firearm for the defence of […]

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