Want to get a feel for blitzkrieg muggings? Watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0ztLtpuwkM I don’t know who in the world filmed this video, but it looks like some guy just sat at his window for the whole Brazil Olympics and videotaped the street outside. These are almost all snatch-and-go, blitzkrieg style robberies. The BG’s… Continue reading 27 muggings in 12 minutes – the speed dating of crime
If I had 3 minutes to tell a women as much useful safety stuff as possible, what would it be? This article is the result of that thought. This is a curriculum for women starting their self defense journey. It’s an overview, but I might write more in-depth articles after this. I started off… Continue reading A curriculum for women’s self defense
This is how to take control of you own happiness. The principles that you can apply any time, any place. Rules suck. You have to memorise a new rule for every single situation. I’m a big fan of principles. If you understand the principle then you can make it work in your life. Think… Continue reading This is why you’re still unhappy. And how to get happy (+ a free bonus tip on how to actually stick with your diet).
Bad Guys give themselves away. This is what helps us spot them. No need to read minds or be clairvoyant – the BG’s will tell you who they are. And most importantly, they do this BEFORE they attack you. Breaking news – Bad Guys behave differently to Good Guys. And why it’s easy to… Continue reading The 3 behaviours that make a Bad Guy stand out
Today you're going to learn 3 ways to spot liars.And you're going to learn 3 principles to live by. I want you to be able to spot the lies you’re being told. And I want you to walk away from this post with a renewed drive for self-responsibility. Not because of some positive… Continue reading 3 ways to spot a liar – Oroville edition
Today you’re going to learn the easiest self defense rule in the book. This one rule will keep 95% of shit out of your life. There are plenty of self defense shortcuts. They’re easy to understand. They’re simple to apply in your life. But they're not always easy to apply – because sometimes you won’t… Continue reading What’s the best shortcut to staying safe?
The neck is a dangerous target. With other places on the body you have to put in extra effort if you want to go to a higher level of force. With the neck, you’re going to have to put in effort to make sure you don’t do too much damage. If you're looking for… Continue reading How to target the neck (at different force levels)
Here's the definitive video guide to defending yourself against any attacker who is armed with a fruit - just in case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piWCBOsJr-w
The nose is a mundane “everybody punches the nose” target. Except that there are some creative things you can do with the nose. Unexpected things. Nasty, sneaky things... The nose is used primarily for pain. Structural damage to the nose isn’t necessarily debilitating. It’s not like destroying someone’s knee. The nose isn’t so good… Continue reading How to target the nose
The ears are great targets – they hurt, you can use them to control the head (and hence the rest of the body), you can do funny looking things while controlling the head. An impact can compress air into the ear canal and mess up someone’s balance (the inner ear getting disrupted is really disorientating,… Continue reading Targeting – How to attack the ears + free bonus method