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.
Random Violence Survival Skills covers:
• Survival doesn’t mean Fighting!
• Awareness Skills
• People Skills
• Physical Skills for Evasion
• Physical Skills for Fighting
• Fighting when Surrounded
• Fighting on the Ground
The ax hand or striking shuto is a very strong move. It can be used in many ways and I’ve shown a few. It performs well in combination with other techniques.
During a class on cane defence for seniors, I got Joe, my BulletMan to give the class a rush. Here is one tough lady giving her all!
This was a Raising Canes class at Silver Threads.
This article considers the following for young adults out looking for fun ( and hopefully older folks too):
Myths Your Parents Told You
The chin jab is a very strong move. This short clip starts with a discussion of even small people can create a lot of power with proper body dynamics.
Done correctly with good timing, this technique can be a fight ender by itself but never, never, depend on that!
It also lends itself nicely to combinations with other techniques.
Here is an introduction to the cup hand strike. Very good in combination; it is fast and can create openings for more serious follow-up.
For you seniors, you will be glad the girls in your youth did not know how to slap like this! :)
And, for your viewing enjoyment, here is an expert doing a demo…Martin slaps Slavo.
The knee spike is a natural follow up to the chin jab or an ear cup (boxing the ears) used as an entry.
This article is about surviving the trauma of killing or seriously wounding an attacker that was trying to kill you or someone in your family, the social trauma that I call being shaken by the neck by a huge gorilla.
This email from my friend, gave me great pause:
From: Marc MacYoung;
The original lesson:
One would think that a gun beats a knife every time. With superior weaponry, the fight should be easily won. Sergeant Dennis Tueller, of the Salt Lake City, Utah Police Department, showed that it was not that simple.
Knives are in nearly everyone’s pocket these days. While few people will admit they hope to save themselves from assault by having a knife with them, many folks trust in that belief. The reality can be much more grim.