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

September 2016

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SELF DEFENSE TRAINING VS. MMA TRAINING

Asking about self defense training and MMA training, R. R. writes in: “My concern is facing someone who is trained in MMA or some reality-based system. I’ve already had an altercation with a MMA guy and even though he didn’t beat me up he still got an ankle lock while I was standing and it […] Read More

MULTIPLE ATTACKERS SELF DEFENSE: PART TWO

The three problems inherent in all multiple attackers self defense situations are seemingly insurmountable. There’s only one of you and a bunch of them. If you go after one guy, the rest just dog-pile you; and you’re stuck in the middle having to pay attention to the 360 degrees around you while they only have […] Read More

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USING VIOLENCE: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

When we see an act of someone using violence, we feel it in our guts. Our eyes turn to the hapless victim, desperately trying to defend himself, and a part of us is there, suffering with him. This is what sane, socialized people experience when they see violence: Empathy. We can imagine the pain and [...]