Damned if you do or don’t.

Posted: February 20, 2015 | Category: From my Twisted Mind

I don’t know about other self defense instructors out there but for me, this has been and is one hell of a tough job.  Maybe I’m sensitive, I don’t know, but dealing with the violence and its trail of victims, dealing with the politics of the industries and topping it off with the feeling that […]

Fighting or Self Defense?!?

Posted: February 8, 2015 | Category: Lesson of the Day

Fighting or Self Defense? Is it better to strike with a closed fist or an open hand? Are kicks useful for self defense? What about high ones? Can pure grappling be applied in a real fight? Is this move/technique/combo/strike/submission effective/efficient? Is this art/style/system good for self defense? Should the knock-out blow be the primary concern? […]

The 5 principles of physical retaliation: REBOOTED

Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: Lesson of the Day

The 5 Principles of Physical Retaliation AKA “The Shredder” Once struck, there are generally 5 different reactions a human being will have after getting struck.  The individual who has been struck can react in one or more of these ways.  In no particular order they are: To create distance.The individual hit will back up and move away […]


Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

REGARDING CERTIFICATION I am still receiving lots of requests and questions regarding certification and as thankful as I am for the interest, I am no longer certifying anyone in anything, and as things stand, I don’t plan to again.  I do not market a style or system or singular methodology, I purely teach personal protection […]