Tag: self defense

Sep 05

Assessing Threats

Personal safety should be a concern of everyone. I’ve written about Personal Safety and Self-Defense in the past and offered some great links for further reading. If you have not read the aforementioned article I encourage you to do so. ** Some thoughts to ponder; When seconds count the police are minutes away. The simple …

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Sep 09

Basic Life Skills

In this post I want to offer a list of skills that I believe every adult should possess. Skills that may one day save your life or the life of another. Skills that simply make sense for us to know. Skills that any adult should be able to perform with a reasonable degree of proficiency. …

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Oct 12

Personal Safety and Self Defense.

As the evening darkness advances a little earlier this time of year, it is important to be more vigilant to the perils of street crime. Car prowls, purse snatches and muggings increase as the holiday shopping season approaches. Walking with a friend and staying along well-lit streets and parking areas at night are two basic …

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Aug 09

Karate-Do, the way of empty hands.

Some of my readers are aware that I was, for many years, a practitioner of karate. I trained in the Japanese systems of Shotokan and Shito-ryu and hold shodan (first degree) and nidan (second degree) certifications through the Shito-ryu International Karate-Do Kai, in Osaka, Japan. I enjoyed my many years of involvement in the world …

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