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10 Things I Want You to Know About Active Shooter Defense Training

10 Things I Want You to Know About Active Shooter Defense Training
It is time for America to become better prepared for the crisis of an active killer incident.  Truth is, I have more to say about the topic of active killer defense training then my 10 comments below– but since I revisit this topic often, I will try to keep it brief today. Active Killer Defense... Read more »

20 Chicagoans Explain Why You Should Take Active Shooter Training

I hosted a very comprehensive and needed Active Shooter Training workshop at my gym in Chicago’s West Loop this past weekend.  64 active shooter events over the past 13 years in America has led many Chicagoans to prioritize the need for training.  I remember several public shooter events when I was younger; in particular, The... Read more »

3 Reasons You Need Active Shooter Defense Training

1,043 people have been killed or wounded during active shooters incidents in the past 13 years.  According to the United States Department of Homeland Security, “an active shooter incident refers to a person actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area and in most cases these active shooters... Read more »
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What is Self-Defense & Does it work?

What is Self-Defense & Does it work?
 Self-Defense Training The term self-defense gets a bad rap.  Over the decades, many martial arts have used this term to build the confidence of its students so they will practice their art with determination and commitment.  However, not all martial arts are dedicated purposely to only self-defense; but almost all martial arts offer a skill(s)... Read more »

Chicago's Gun Violence Part II - Yes, you can learn to defend yourself against a gun.

Chicago's Gun Violence Part II - Yes, you can learn to defend yourself against a gun.
Protect Yourself Against Chicago’s Gun Violence Yesterday, I wrote about the presence of gun violence in Chicago.  Fox News reported that four people were killed and 30 were injured in shootings since Friday night.  Sadly, as the weather gets warmer, I believe there will be more gun violence within the Chicago city limits.  I posed... Read more »

Event to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence & Clara's House a Southside Shelter

Event to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence & Clara's House a Southside Shelter
December is a month filled with days and moments dedicated to family and friends.  The efforts made to be generous and more considerate of others make December a truly joyous time of the year.  But the best part of year’s end and holiday spirit is the commitment many make towards being charitable towards strangers.  There... Read more »
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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 »