Protecting Your Kids

Today I will be answering the questions which came to me from many different people via email that all boiled down to one thing – How can I keep my kids safe? To give a really blunt answer, you can’t. There is nothing you can do that will keep your child 100% safe from all possible…

Is Any Training Better Than No Training?

I had a person this week find offense with something I say quite often – Any training is better than no training. It is a statement that I am willing and prepared to defend. And so it will be our topic this week. It is often ignored in the martial arts that a person with no training can seriously…

Gun Control: Lullabies, Legends, and Lies

There was a high-profile shooting yesterday which brought out the typical news media routine of spin the back story on the shooter and deflect the incident into a conversation on gun control, or as they want to call it now gun safety or ending gun violence. The problem starts with a lack of understanding personal responsibility, the shooter…

Knife Law Changes Coming to Texas

In Texas, there are some possible changes coming to laws that affect how we are able to defend ourselves and our loved ones from the various threats we might face. I have been asked and will give my thoughts on the topic. I’m not good at blindly following the typical party line answers, so I…

Essential Ingredients: Commitment

Many people who know me know that I spent a part of my younger days working as a Pro Wrestler. It was a very fun time for me, and at the time I had no responsibilities to anyone other than myself, so travel, injuries, and other assorted difficulties were of little concern to me. I was…

Essential Ingredients: Fighting Fitness

There are a lot of excuses given for not exercising, I’ve heard them all and used many of them myself. For many years, I really let myself go. I ate inhuman quantities of whatever I wanted and didn’t care. I have a picture of myself with Chuck Norris, and I love the picture but hate…