Oh, the black belt - how the mighty have fallen! I remember back in the day when people used to revere and respect black belts – when it actually meant something. Dedication, respect, honour, fitness, a bunch of pillars that pretty much no longer exist. I do not blame all martial arts gyms for this, [...]
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The Forgotten Importance of Prevention and Situational Awareness Krav Maga Institute NYC When one thinks of Krav Maga, fighting naturally comes to mind. Perhaps the scenario you picture is one-on-one hand-to-hand combat; maybe it’s defending against a group of men with baseball bats. These would be the types of scenes included in any article about [...]
So I have been getting a lot of questions about the video that the terrorist group ISIS released. People are worried as they actually mentioned our country in it.First off the job of terrorist is to cause terror. This group seems much more equipped to do it with it mastery of social media as well [...]
So I wrote this for my super liberal class on violence, thought I would share it here as well...have not updated the blog in FOREVER!!! Recently as I was browsing the internet for self defence related news and came across an article and video that read "Man uses Nunchuks for self defence." This is [...]
As a corrections officer, I am often thrust into sudden violent situations. On one particular occasion, I responded to an incident between two inmates. One was brushing his teeth. The other came up behind him and struck him on the right side of his head. The tooth brusher tried to turn but was pressed into [...]
As you all know I just got back from the states filming the first chunk of our documentary: What is Reality Based Self Defense. When we were on this trip we had the honor of getting to chat with some real greats. I am going to use this blog post to give a quick intro [...]
Do you carry a folding or fixed blade knife for self defence? If so, proceed with caution. For your chain of defence is as strong as the weakest link. Self defense is partly about fray & partly about the aftermath. The knife is considered deadly force. Oh yes! Do not fantasize about the courts making [...]
The faster we can counter attack, the safer we become. This very basic knowledge is in essence the core of every reality based system. Everyone system is trying to shorten the reaction gap. Two major principals are applied to explain how this works and why we do it. The first is the OODA loop that [...]
Interview with Randy King of KPC Martial Arts in Canada TT: Thank you Mr. Randy King for joining Tribal Triangle for an interview. You’re a busy guy with your training facility in Edmonton, AB (Can). Plus you provide security for events don’t you? RK: No problem at all! Thanks for asking me. Yes, we do [...]
“Adrenaline Dump” is one of the most thrown around terms used in reality based self defense. It seems to be the go-to that people use when they want to poke holes in other systems. I, as an RBSD instructor, don’t agree entirely with this blanket term so I figured… Let’s talk adrenaline. Let’s start at [...]