Category: self defense

April Sexual Assault Month: Protecting Your Greatest Asset, You!

April Sexual Assault Month: Protecting Your Greatest Asset, You!
Do not freak out, but 80% of all rapists are relatives, friends or acquaintances of the victim. They mostly happen in the home, office, on a date, or in a familiar environment. Most of us have a pretty good idea of what we would do during a fire or a tornado, but what about an... Read more »

Defend Against a Flash Mob Attack

I know there are many concerns about flash mob attacks.  Without sounding like my grandfather, What is this world coming to? Over 12 crimes involving large groups of men have been reported since the spring and around 29 people have been arrested.  Naturally Chicago’s Officials are concerned about its impact on Chicago tourism.  I am... Read more »

Strikeforce Does the Right Thing for Local Fighters Miller and Davis

As most of you know, this past Saturday on CBS Strikeforce put on a great card offering over 11,000 fans at the Sears Center and the 5.46 millions at home, the chance to be part of a great MMA event that was not under the puppet strings of Dana White. To White’s dismay, Strikeforce’s M-1... Read more »

What is the Best Martial Art? Part II of III

This question makes for a great conversational piece for instructors, avid martial artists or martial arts geeks.  It has so many layers and there are so many correct answers.  It could be like discussing the topic of music, what is the most influential music or rock n roller of our time.  So I began addressing... Read more »

Notes From: Krav Maga Training in Wisconsin This Past Weekend

I attended an instructor training workshop for Krav Maga this weekend in Brookfield, Wisconsin. 1. Krav Maga is a great system for learning reality based self-defense.  It focuses on high intensity conditioning drills that apply to defensive situations where you are faced with stress. 2.  The training takes the best from various martial arts. 3.... Read more »