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

December 2016

Fighting Through Injury

Semantics can be a funny thing–reference the title, above: On the one hand, it could mean ‘fighting on even though one is injured’ or ‘enduring in the face of adversity.’ On the other hand it could mean ‘using injury as a tool when fighting’ or ‘dirty pool.’ Chances are you read it one way, and [...]

Are You Learning To Fight… Or To Dance?

Free Combat Training Principles… Secrets For Staying Alive When ‘Rules’ Don’t Apply “Are You Learning To Fight… Or To Dance?” **************************************************** “In our peacetime tactical training we should use difficult, highly imaginative situations and require clear, concise and simple orders. The more difficult the situation the more simple the order must be. Above all *** [...]

Violence as a Survival Tool

I’m Tim Larkin the Creator and Founder of Target Focus Training and I look forward to sharing some of the methods and principles we feel are essential to effective self defense training & personal protection. Lets start with this concept: VIOLENCE AS A SURVIVAL TOOL People have always used violence. They’ve fought over power, they’ve [...]

Striking… TFT Style

In our DVD products and at live self defense training sessions we make a big deal of the fact that most of what is taught about punching or kicking won’t do squat for you in a real street confrontation. You’re far more likely to just piss off some thug until you learn that every punch [...]

Generating Maximum Power

****************************************************** “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”- Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) ****************************************************** I was [...]