The Best Pepper Spray for Self-Defense

Spoiler alert. If I could have only one pepper spray it would be the Fox Labs flip top 2oz canister with a stream spray pattern. In a future blog, I will discuss pepper spray for self-defense in great detail. This article cuts to the chase and looks at the benefits of what is considered to be one of the best pepper spray units for self-defense.

By | 2017-01-09T12:21:02+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Gear Review, Non-Lethal Weapons, Self-Defense|1 Comment

Self-Defense: Getting Your Loved Ones Onboard

Self-defense involves more than just ourselves. We must accept responsibility for the safety of our loved ones. Just as important, we must make them active participants in their personal protection. Here are some things you can do to make self-defense a family endeavor.

By | 2016-12-26T19:52:32+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Self-Defense|0 Comments

Force Multipliers: Overcoming a Disparity of Force

A self-defense force multiplier is an attribute that dramatically increases the effectiveness of a technique or weapon. Force multipliers are often justified when a disparity of force exists. Disparity of force is defined as a situation that any reasonable person would conclude places you at an overwhelming disadvantage in your effort to protect yourself against immediate and serious bodily injury. Understanding force multipliers and when to use them will help you prevail when the odds are against you.

By | 2016-12-27T15:04:19+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Non-Lethal Weapons, Self-Defense|5 Comments

Cold Weather: How It Affects Your Self-Defense

This morning I awoke to sub-zero temperatures. Cold weather is most often associated with being uncomfortable. Cold weather has serious implications regarding your self-defense that need to be mitigated. Your must test your self-defense plans and actions in all environments you will face.

By | 2016-12-20T06:44:45+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Self-Defense|0 Comments

How to Handle a Verbal Antagonizer

Suddenly, you are in a situation where you are being verbally attacked. You must take immediate action for your personal safety. Your conditioned response may prevent verbal aggression from easily escalating into a physical attack. Here are six things you can do to diffuse verbal aggression.

By | 2016-12-03T07:02:36+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Self-Defense|0 Comments

Self-Defense: Training Never Ends

Self-defense training is a journey that never ends. Learning is constant as we live in a dynamic world with new and adapting threats. One of the biggest assets one can have is an open mind. Very few things are constant or absolute. Expose yourself to a variety of training. Here are some areas of training and resources to consider.

By | 2016-12-01T07:31:36+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Self-Defense|0 Comments