What are Combat Arts?

Most Martial Arts in the world today be it Karate, Kung Fu, Jiu Jitsu, Judo and many others have their origins in actual combat skill. Skills that were needed literally to keep people alive in what was and still is a violent world. However, today some of these arts have become competitive sports and as […]

Kubaton, Palm Stick, Yawara, Dulo Dulo – Part 1

What is it? The Kubaton is a small stick usually 5-7 inches long. This is one of the most underrated self defense weapons available today. It is one of my favorite self defense weapons. It’s just a small stick made of wood, plastic, or some kind of metal. Many times they have a key ring […]

Why do I need to learn self defense ?

This is a question that many people ask themselves when it comes to training in any self defense system or martial art. I could take the usual approach and provide you with a list of the latest statistics concerning crime and the likelihood of being assaulted during your lifetime. The problem with that is that […]

Defending Another Person

You’ve been training to defend yourself and your getting comfortable with it. Now it’s time to think about something you may not be comfortable with. Defending someone other than yourself. This can be a family member, a total stranger, or even a law enforcement officer. Recently there was a video on the news showing a […]