Keep Your System Simple! Self-Defense And The Science Of Stress Performance

“There Are No Superior Martial Arts, Only Superior Martial Artists” I’ve read, heard, repeated and written that phrase so often I can’t even remember where it came from. The reason I like it so much is because it’s true! This article is not another effort to debate the merits of one self-defense system over another. […]

Women’s Self-Defense – Why Most Programs Are Wrong

Women’s self defense issues are constantly in the news and a ‘hot’ topic for conversations. It seems that everyone from police officers to karate instructors has his or her own philosophy and theories about the how’s and why’s of self defense for women and girls. The truth is though, that many of the same techniques […]

A Personal Safety Weapon To Consider: The Self-Defense Keychain

I use a generic term, “Self-Defense Keychain,” to describe this device but you may have heard of it by more popular, commercial names such as “Kubaton” or “Persuader Keychain.” Because, “Kubaton” is the most popular, I’ll use that term interchangeably with the one I use. The Kubaton is a light-weight metal, plastic or wooden dowel. […]