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

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THE “NUCLEAR OPTION” OF LIFE OR DEATH SELF-DEFENSE

I’ve often referred to our approach to life or death self-defense as a “nuclear weapon.” It’s uncompromising, total, and devastating — just like lighting a nuke off in a city. We don’t work in half-measures. There’s no “taking it back” in violence. The injuries we talk about inflicting will be life-altering for the man, provided […] Read More

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IS LETHAL FORCE SELF-DEFENSE USEFUL IN YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE?

I would hope lethal force self-defense isn’t useful in your everyday life… As we say at our courses, we sincerely hope you never have to use what we’re teaching. But like a fire extinguisher or handgun, when you need it, nothing else will do. You don’t buy one looking forward to the opportunity to use […] Read More

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WHY DO WE TEACH LETHAL SELF DEFENSE?

Much is made of the fact that we teach barehanded killing. It's the sensational tagline for media reports on what we do, and it's the first thing people notice when they see us training. Just the other day, one of the instructors at the TFT San Diego Center lamented about the difficulty in talking to [...]

BUT I DON’T WANT TO KILL ANYONE!

I was recently reading an article on personal self defense in which the author was speaking of violence as though you could pick and choose the level of seriousness of the interaction. If he’s a little more serious, then so are you—and if he wants to kill you, well, that’s the only time you’re going […] Read More