I have been training martial arts since I was aged 8 (about 29 years).
I did karate, Jeet Kune Do, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Boxing, BJJ, Vale Tudo, Wrestling and even Aikido.
Also, I spent 17 years as a police officer.
So you could say;…
Many years ago I was asked what the most effective training environment for self-defence could be.
I answered them in seconds: "the set of Coronation Street".
For our global readers, Coronation Street is a long-running British drama/…
It is happening. Things just got real, and now you are in the fight of your life.
All those hours spent training have lead you to this point, and then it dawns on you.
This is real, and if you lose you could be seriously hurt or killed.
When I look at the world of self-defence training, I see two issues.
The vast majority of people are stuck in the early 90’s
The vast majority of people are teaching for the types of attacks that took place in the early 90’s
The self-defence world is full of opinions, and this joke sums it up.
"How many self-defence instructors does it take to screw in a light bulb?"
"The answer is 100. One to change the bulb and 99 to say it would not work on the street."
There are a lot of self-defence systems out there promising the earth and most have marketing tag lines to match:
"the most comprehensive reality based self-defense system in the world today."
"Global leaders in self-defence."
En mi vida he tenido una buena dosis de momentos problemáticos, escaramuzas y peleas, pero probablemente la peor fue cuando tenía 11 años.
Para poneros en situación — llevo 20 años al servicio de las fuerzas del orden, he participado…
There is a view that self-defence situations start with a stranger attacking you in an alleyway and while this can happen it is rarely the truth.
In fact, the most common reason self-defence situations occur is communication ego.
If you are interested in martial arts and self-defence, you will notice an abundance of one thing.
Haters and trolls
And in this article, we will give you a sure-fire system to deal with them, so they never bother you again.
It sounds kind of crazy eh?
What could Disney teach us about self-defence?
However, you are about to learn how you can start adopting a few of the business practises of Disney to become a better self defence instructor and a more profitable…