November 2017 archive

Nov 24

Fundamental of Self-Defense Skills Development

If you are looking to learn self-defense and combative skills better, faster, retaining them longer and continuously improve them, then this post is for you. Fundamentals first! Your combative skills’ development should be based on a solid foundation of fundamentals. Master the basics and learn advanced techniques. Fundamentals, in the case of self-defense, are the …

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Nov 23

How Throwing Objects Help In Your Self Defense?

Throwsticks are primal survival/hunting/multi-tools on at least five continents dating back from ancient civilizations. I have nearly indestructible replicas of the Australian Aboriginal version called the kylie, one of the best-made hand-thrown objects in the world. I bought it in the middle of last year and had been planning to write about it ever since. …

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Nov 22

Richmond Shooting: Prosecutors Say BART Cops Acted In Self Defense

Two BART Police officers will not face charges of shooting and wounding an armed 21-year-old man last week near the Richmond BART station. An investigation determined they acted in self defense, officials said Monday. The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office issued the decision after a preliminary investigation that started immediately after the man was …

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Nov 21

Rules of Engagement In Attempting A Citizen’s Arrest

As a citizen, you have a right to protect yourself. However, when you attempt to prevent or stop a crime, the rules of engagement are somewhat tricky and may expose you to legal jeopardy. For example, you can arrest a person whom you reasonably suspect of committing a felony, even if the felony did not …

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