On Instructors and Pseudo-masters

For the beginner student in martial arts, it can be extremely difficult to tell the real from the fake when meeting the people who teach martial arts classes. In this essay, I am going to give you some tools that will help you to determine if the person teaching the class is a real instructor,…

Beware the Self-Defense Expert

I want to set some information out there, and while there are a few who will agree, and some who will rightfully express that this is something they have been saying for years, the information needs to be spread far and wide. Misinformation abounds in the self defense industry. This is due mostly to self-appointed…

Awareness revisited

In the attached article here you will find an article with a disturbing video of a 16 year old girl violently stuck from behind. The man was running up behind her but somehow his steps were not heard or noticed. I am working on a longer essay to address the subject, but this video is…