Everyone has a plan in Martial Arts.
"We would do this and then that".
"Our systems would use a technique like this...."
"If they grabbed me here I would do this".
Plans, plans, plans.
As humans we have to create plans,…
I have been bitten once by another human who tried to rip my flesh out.
That was once out of at least 40 attempts.
And yes it really does hurt.
I have observed 'biters' more times than I care and in one case seen…
When it comes to actual self-defence there are loads of techniques you can use from an abundance of style and systems but very few focus on tactics.
The reason for this is pretty apparent; not many people teaching self-defence…
One of the questions I get all the time is this;
How much money can you earn teaching self-defence?
The answer is easy;
"As much as you want".
To some, this answer is vague, false and a waste of their time.
I was sat at my computer the other day, and I got a message on Facebook.
It was a person asking my opinion of Defence Lab 'Is it any good they asked?'
I get these types of messages all the time.
It is as if people either…
"The best technique in self-defence is running away."
Yes, this is the advice we see written everywhere and even featured on Facebook and Youtube videos.
But is it true?
In this article we look at why running away can be…
Road rage is nothing new, in fact as long as there have been cars there has been anger on the roads.
And for good reason too, cars are lethal killing machines driven by people of mixed ages, gender, and of course varying…
If you have ever been in a real violent incident, you will have experienced just how physically demanding even the shortest altercation can be.
In truth, it is because a real self-defence situation is an…
When you become a parent, there is a feeling that hits you all of a sudden.
In amongst the happiness is a sudden flash of worry.
You realise in a split second that you now must not only protect yourself in life but…
It was an incident that shocked a nation.
On the 8th July 2005 20-year-old student Daniel Pollin and his friend Andrew Griffith were attacked in an entirely unprovoked incident.
Griffith was punched and stabbed yet…