Self Defense Blog
In this blog I would like to offer my thoughts on an article that was in a recent issue of Men's Health titled, "How to Stay Safe On a Run—Especially When a Killer Clown Is Chasing You" They offer some tips on what to do if attacked while on a run and a number of their recommendations cause me to pause and question. Feel free to agree, disagree, or think I am nuts, but my years of teaching have taught me there are much better ways of responding to an attack while on a jog. Now, the whole article is in the link above, but here is the section where they offer their advice. I will offer my thoughts after. According to Runner’s World—a brand owned by Men’s Health’s parent company, Rodale—here’s how you can stay safe on y...
I thought it might be fun to vent on what my Top 7 Self Defense Frustrations are in regards to self defense. As usual, this is my opinion so I might be out to lunch, but all I have is my opinion so there, I stand by these :0). Please feel free to agree, disagree, or offer some of your thoughts. These are my Top 7 in no particular order: 1) Instructors Who Skip The Pre-Physical Phase of Self Defense - real self defense is about avoiding violence all together, escaping before the violence begins, or verbally defusing to avoid violence, but so many jump immediately to the physical side of self defense which is often the last step. Do people not know how to teach it, do they not think it is important enough, ...