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Breaking Rhythm to Succeed

There’s a fair amount of work to be done for most of us to discover natural rhythm in optimizing our speed, power, and balance as a trifecta of performance in self-defense. Once mastered, the concept of breaking rhythm to create confusion in our antagonist and the possibility of an “unguarded target” is…
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Run In With a 9MM

IGNITION Something spooked the gunman. He spun back around at me in the midst of his retreat with a sense of urgency. He again raised the pistol – leveling it at my chest from no more than 30 feet away. And then…nothing…nothing happened. The gunman turned the pistol slightly in his grip and…
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ADDRESS THE DANGER: Part II

Within the discipline of Krav Maga, the first principle of self-defense is: Address the Danger. As a Kravist, you likely know this concept. Before anything else can or should happen, effective and powerful self-defense starts with the addressing of the danger. Some may believe that launching a counter-attack is the best and…
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Joint Lock Flow 1-3: Knife Retention

Last week we covered the first three movements in the joint lock flow. This week, I’m briefly showing how this understanding can be extrapolated into basic knife retention. As always, train with a training blade, train thoughtfully, and walk in peace.
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