I get asked (often) why I engage detractors online? Why would I waste time trying to educate ‘trolls’?
The truth is I am not trying to educate ‘trolls’. My online opponents aren’t 15 year old kids living in the basement with names like [email protected], no, sadly most are grown adults. Worse, […]
I’m on a flight home. It’s a red-eye. I’m exhausted and want to sleep. The woman beside me starts talking as we are taxi-ing. She starts telling me about her job and how she almost missed the flight and so on. I’m being polite, trying to listen. But all I’m thinking is ‘I […]
What would it cost you if you didn’t fight back?
Make a list.
What’s on it? If you’ve studied with us or read some of my previous posts you probably answered this quickly: property, body or life.
That is the correct response…if only real violence was like a video game and the fight-of-your-life was a […]
The only real fight is the one you haven’t gotten into yet…
Think about that.
For the past 30 years I’ve asked students, athletes, coaches, trainers this question:
“Are you training for your last fight? Or are you training for your next fight?”
*Its a path altering thought & one of my company’s pillar tenets […]
A revealing synopsis of self-defense tips…
Street Self-Defense for Beginners
In many ways we are all beginners in self‑defense. Street violence is chaotic and therefore, cannot be mastered in the way we master an instrument, a tool or a kata. It is easy to become an expert in […]