Are collapsible batons worth it?

Short answer? Maybe for some people. Are you one of them?   Collapsable batons are flashy (in that matte black way). They’re sexy-lite and there are all kinds of cool looking things you can do with them. But there’s a but …   Simple how to guide If you already know that collapsible batons are… Continue reading Are collapsible batons worth it?

Great scenes from the movies -the open hand throat shot

Hit him really hard and he dies. So if you just want to reset his OODA loop, don't hit him too hard.    One of the benefits of using the web of your hand to impact the throat is that there's a built in cushion. Helps expand your room for error (slightly).   The other… Continue reading Great scenes from the movies -the open hand throat shot

How to target the neck (at different force levels)

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)

How to target the nose

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

Targeting – How to attack the ears + free bonus method

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