How do I deal with mob violence?

Response by Marc MacYoung I’m going to start by quoting Chris Rock’s “How Not To Get Your Ass Kicked By The Police.” That is ‘Cause everyone knows if the police have to chase you, they’re bringing an ass beating with them.’ Join me in a little reality break here. You are in proximity of a … [Read more…]

What are some pre-assault cues and signs?

  Response by Clint Overland   GRAB Video #1 A grab is one of the hardest to block from because one it happens so fast you . Distance is the only sure deterrent to being grabbed. like this video. I use it to break up situations grab one guy and sit him down or get … [Read more…]

How can I be safer in a parking lot?

  Response by Kathy Jackson At one time, I had five kids under the age of six years old. Sometimes it seemed I spent half my life getting them in and out of those darn seats (and the other half changing diapers…) My baby is nearly old enough to drive by himself now, so I … [Read more…]

What are some things I should be aware of ?

  Response by Terry Trahan Since the late 1980’s and the publication of Marc MacYoung’s book, Cheap Shots, Ambushes, and Other Lessons, one of the go-to buzzwords in the self defense world has been awareness. Be aware, stay aware, head on a swivel. It is great advice, but unfortunately, this is as far as it … [Read more…]

What is the best way to get attacked?

We have a dear friend named Peyton Quinn. He runs the Rocky Mountain Combat Application Training and is one of the pioneers of Adrenal Stress training. Peyton is a curmudgeonly genius who lives in the wilds of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. As we each approach the subject differently, we’ve had many a long conversations … [Read more…]

How do I survive a mass shooting?

Response by Kathy Jackson After an event, there’s always a lot of coulda-woulda-shoulda from both people who were there and from people who were not. It’s very easy to get caught up in the idea that we know what would have happened if this or if that. But we really don’t. Hindsight is every bit … [Read more…]