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...
In this short clip from our recent Rich'n Roberts self defense retreat I am sharing a tactile sensitivity self defense ground drill that we teach during our seminars. The one person begins in a more dominant position with the goal to get to the mount position through movement, striking, and other attacks while the person in bottom position works on preventing it through their tactile senstivity. This includes locating both primary and secondarty targets on their partner. These targets may include the eyes, throat, nose, ears, hair, head cranks, etc. Once position of dominance is reversed, the person escapes. Click on the following link: Tactile Sensitivity Self Defense Ground Drill For more information on this ...