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

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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

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SELF DEFENSE MOVES: KNOW HOW TO BREAK A NECK

"Why would anyone ever need to know that?" Usually the question comes as a shocked response, a condemnation for what it is we train. Through experience, I've found that the easy answer ("Well, wouldn't you want to know how to do it if that's exactly what you needed to survive?") fails, weirdly, as the initial question [...]
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NAILING DOWN INTENT

In isolating what makes violence effective, you can clearly see that debilitating injury is key.¬†It changes everything in your favor and converts that awful, scary man into an injured man, helpless to keep you from causing further harm. Cause injury is the result of penetration (body weight in motion) and rotation (the complete follow-through) through […] Read More