Category Archives: Self Defense

How to Learn Self Defense and Develop Situational Awareness–The Hooded Box Drill

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EDC Knife Roundup

Looks like I’m a little behind on my posting lately.  Time to take the reins back from ALar and to tell you a little about what I’ve been up to! I hate to admit it, but one of my many … Continue reading

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Up in Arms II: One Martial Artist’s Thoughts on Gun Control

First off, thanks to Jesse “Doc” Sweeny from Gun Control=More Crime Connecticut for responding to my first post on gun control. I’ve been reading and rereading his very thoughtful and sincere comments. If you haven’t had time to sort through … Continue reading

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Up in Arms: One Teacher’s Thoughts on Gun Control

This post may diverge a bit from what we usually talk about.  Let’s just say it’s in the name of self defense . . . It’s been a while since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary school. There has been … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Sales 2012

If you saw any of the news footage over this weekend, you probably deemed it wise to abstain from Black Friday shopping this year. Here’s a jolly example of what I mean . . . Makes you glad to know … Continue reading

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The Best Non-Lethal Weapons for Home Defense

Here’s another guest post from friend and site contributor Madison Parker from HomeSecuritySystems.net.  Her last post on our site was about how to keep your home safe over the holidays.  This one is full of practical protection advice to use year … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gift of Fear

I’m doing you a bit of a disservice in reviewing this book. I listened to the abridged version on audiobook, but I plan to read the rest ASAP. However, I think very highly of Gavin De Becker’s The Gift of … Continue reading

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Free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar at Gracie Farmington Valley

This event relates to our most recent guest post pretty nicely.  Take a look at the details below, and consider joining us for what will be a great event! Call 855-458-8255 to secure your spot today.  Don’t miss this free … Continue reading

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10 Best Mixed Martial Arts Moves Caught on Camera

Here’s a fun and thought-provoking guest post by Clint Henderson of 2MCCTV security solutions.  It’s interesting to see how some of the moves we practice work in real threatening situations.  No one wants to have to use their martial arts training, but sometimes … Continue reading

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How to Stop Intruders (Without Having to Kick Any Butt)

The holidays are here, and we all hope to enjoy some quality time with friends and family.  However, every year someone tries to ruin the fun.  No, I don’t mean Uncle Stew when he drinks too much eggnog, I mean … Continue reading

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