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

August 2017

tim larkin prevent violence

PREVENT VIOLENCE VS. DO VIOLENCE: PART I

Being able to prevent violence and being able to do violence are two very different things. That’s obvious, right? When stated in opposition like that, it’s self-evident. And yet, I get enough feedback to tell me it’s still fuzzy in most people’s heads. Nearly everyone we train shows up looking for the former — they […] Read More

tim larkin self defense training

SELF DEFENSE TRAINING: KILLING WITH RULES

During self defense training, you learn that there are stark differences between competition and killing. And yet, when it comes to making the distinction, I’ve found that some people have a hard time differentiating one from the other. A common comment I hear from competitors (whether in boxing, karate or mixed martial arts) is that […] Read More