Reality-Based Self Defense and Personal Protection Resources
Reality-Based Self Defense and Personal Protection Resources

June 2016

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THE BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS IN USING VIOLENCE

It’s a terribly illuminating thing to shut off your social filters and listen to killers talk about killing. With our filters on, we naturally recoil, feel like prey, and try to figure out how to counter all the atrocity he’s talking about so blithely. The killer’s perspective flies in the face of principled self defense, […] Read More

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VIOLENCE STARTS AND ENDS WITH YOU

What you allow is what will continue. Over the years, we’ve tried many different ways to talk about “the attitude” you have to have to enter into violence and violent conflict. Most recently, we’ve talked about “intent” and “cause-state.” In the former. you have to want to do it, and in the latter, we give [...]
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FORGET FIGHTING. DELIVER AN INJURY.

To be invincible in hand-to-hand combat and be able to deliver an injury, you need to have at least a passable fluency in all the various forms it can take: Boxing. Kick boxing. Ground fighting. Stick fighting. Knife defense. Gun disarms. I have no doubt I’m missing some here. Once you get all those covered, […] Read More