The Misunderstood ‘Stance’

Stances, at least from my point of view, are grossly misunderstood in traditional martial arts around the world. In this article I am going to give my view on the topic. Like so many other aspects of the Asian martial arts, when they arrived in Western Countries, the first thing we did was misinterpret everything….

Important and Ignored Self-Defense Topics

When we discuss self defense, there are a few things that must be kept in mind. In this article I am going to look at a few of these facts. A lot of what is sold as “self-defense” is not going to give most of this information more than a passing mention, but they are…

The OODA Loop and Self-Protection

Today I am going to take a look at the OODA Loop and the role that it plays in self-defense/self-protection. For those who do not know, the OODA Loop is the name given to the decision-making process. The term itself comes from Colonel John Boyd who was researching the mental process used by fighter pilots…

Road Rage or The Stupidity of it All

Yesterday I had a chance to see a road rage/traffic bully in action. In the photo above, you see the hood of my car and the black truck that tried to run me into the lane with on-coming traffic because he truly needed to be one car length further down the road than he would…

KICKSTART KIDS T-Shirt Fundraiser

KICKSTART KIDS T-Shirt Fundraiser The KICKSTART KIDS T-Shirt Fundraiser is underway! Just follow the link above and order your shirt! If our school raises the most money, Mr. Chuck Norris will attend my May Belt Ceremony and hand my students their new rank belt! Please help out. Thanks!