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The Importance of Reacting Fast Without Hesitation when in Danger

You know what’s the difference between having or losing your front teeth? The half a second it takes for the attacker to punch you in the face. Or steal your bag, punch you in the stomach, stab you or God know what else. Violent crimes are not complicated combinations of skill and deceit- they’re just very quick acts of violence that will be very effective if you’re caught off guard. Thinking fast and responding fast are thus of the essence. First thing first, conditioning is very important. […]

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The Importance of an Uncooperative Opponent

The practice gym is a great place to meet friends, but it should be, first and foremost, a place where you train and learn how to defend yourself. That’s why you need to be relentless and very tough when fighting your opponent, even if that opponent is a great friend of yours. Fighting him (or her) as hard as you can is what you have to do- this is the only chance the both of you will have a real chance on the street. Ideally, an uncooperative […]

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The Importance of Self Control

Here’s a quick question for you. Have you ever started a fight? Walk to someone and challenge them to the point they had no alternative but fight back or bail? Did you? Your most likely answer will be no and you will be a bit confused as to why you’re asked this question on a self-defense site. After all, you ended up here because you were afraid of being attacked, right? Fair enough. But I just wanted to point out that violence is one sloppy Giuseppe that’s […]

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