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Airsoft Guns: A Practical Self Defense Training Tool

Are airsoft guns just toys? Some think so. I’ve had experienced instructors tell me if they see a shooting program that uses airsoft they know they are not a serious program. I disagree 100%. Airsoft has so many uses but, the most profound is the ability for the gun fighter to deal with a resisting

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Action versus Reaction: What’s faster?

Which is faster, action or reaction? It depends! We as Law Enforcement or legally armed citizens are often reacting to situations so, it’s important to understand that factors that make one faster than the other. This often leads to a more in-depth study of Boyd’s Cycle or as it’s also known, the OODA loop. In

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Edged Weapons Survival Clinch and Ground

In this 26 minute video we look at key aspects of surviving an edged weapon attack while empty handed. We cover the proper use of improvised weapons, functional reference points and dealing with the knife on the ground. We also give you a glimpse into to the Weapon Accessing and Gun Disarming....

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Kali and Wing Chun Energy Drills for Weapons Accessing

In this video we use Hubud, Chi Sao and Lop Sao Drill from Kali and Wing Chun to work close quarters weapons issues, including accessing our own weapons and recognizing and denying the adversaries access to weapons. You can also work weapon retention though, I forgot to mention it in the video. For those of

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Live Fire Handgun Retention

Can you keep you gun from being taken? If not, you probably shouldn’t have brought it! Here’s a short video on using a knife for handgun retention. This video covers a specific knife, the Fox Karambit folding knife. It’s an excellent tool that is easy to open with your non-dominant hand. Plus, the company makes

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Knife Energy Drill

This is a drill we use to develop tactile sensitivity or “energy.” It is not knife tapping per se, though that’s were it had it’s origins. It’s another way to develop the attribute of tactile sensitivity. You can use it, like other sensitivity drills, as a generator to develop and train various techniques such as:

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