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

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SELF-PROTECTION MENTALITY: I WAS PREOCCUPIED WITH WHAT I WAS GOING TO DO TO HIM

My friend’s wife came back from grocery shopping this weekend with a chilling story and insight into her own self-protection mentality: A man stalked her in the remote parking lot behind the store. Now, the story obviously had a good outcome— nothing happened—but it was the way she talked about it, what was important to […] Read More

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SELF DEFENSE AND YOUR EXPECTATIONS

When you look at this picture, which guy needs self defense? If you found yourself in the above situation, what would you do? Your response will show your self defense expectations and where you see yourself in violence. It’s an inkblot test, or one of those optical illusions where you can see either a vase or […] Read More

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SELF DEFENSE MINDSET: WHAT IS YOUR LIFE WORTH?

Think about your self defense mindset. When it comes to fighting to the death or living, what is your life worth to you? Your car? Your cell phone? The contents of your wallet? Twenty bucks? Everybody’s going to have a different answer, and if you don’t already have one you should try to figure out […] Read More

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VIOLENCE STARTS AND ENDS WITH YOU

What you allow is what will continue. Over the years, we’ve tried many different ways to talk about “the attitude” you have to have to enter into violence and violent conflict. Most recently, we’ve talked about “intent” and “cause-state.” In the former. you have to want to do it, and in the latter, we give [...]