Recommended Media Links

Here are some posts, articles, videos, websites, blogs, documents, studies, and more that CRGI members recommend in no particular order. The name in parentheses is person who made the recommendation. The Value of Probabilistic Thinking: Spies, Crime, and Lightning Strikes – Hock Hochheim Cooper’s Color Code | You’re Doing it Wrong – DP Friesen 45 … [Read more…]

What does “No technique works if it isn’t used” mean?

Response by Kathy Jackson 17) No technique works if it isn’t used.   If that sounds simplistic, look at some specifics: Telling friends about your diet won’t make you thin. Buying a diet cookbook won’t either. Even reading the recipes doesn’t help. Knowing about Alcoholics Anonymous, looking up the phone number, or even jotting it down … [Read more…]

How does the fear response effect me?

Response by Kathy Jackson On the Cornered Cat Facebook page, I linked to a very personal story of one woman’s experience with violence. It’s an ugly story, and a compelling one. It’s from Limatunes, and in it, she explains what happened to her shortly after her 18th birthday. You really need to read the whole thing, but here’s a short … [Read more…]

Women’s Self-Defense – Advanced

This page if for people who have been studying the concepts for sometime and/or have a deeper interest in the subject. It is assumed that the Beginning to Study, and Intermediate Study pages have been reviewed and digested.   Recommended Book: Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence   by  Rory … [Read more…]