To the people who know me, my involvement with Guerrilla Self-Protection may seem paradoxical. I am a bit of a misanthrope. I like to be left alone with my books and a bit of room to exercise. I have a few good friends and that’s plenty. My faith in humanity is such that I look both ways before crossing a one way street.Read More
I´d like you to think hard on something that dawned on me…or maybe gnawed at me…today. The discrepancy (actually the chasm) between actual threat and perceived threat. Even industry “experts” propagate this myth. Actually predominantly. This´ll be short but sweet. In the previous little community/block in which we lived in Canada, we had a noted…Read More
Science proves that our brains respond differently and uniquely in the event of a traumatic experience – like a sexual assault. Freezing up, “zoning out”, becoming immobile or paralyzed are all very real, very common reactions to an attack whether it’s at the hands of a stranger or far more likely, someone we know. When…Read More
LIMITATIONS OF Format Having worked through different learning and teaching styles amongst other things, then what we must do to understand whether someone can be taught physical skills is work through the limitations of the format itself. So then just what are the limitations of the format? You can’t physically touch someone. You can’t physically…Read More
We’ve looked at Learning Styles and Teaching Styles up to this point and defined what it is to learn and even the difference between learning and skill to some extent—excluding the topics of training and practice. Rather than move on too quickly, I want to chat very briefly about the terms training and practice. Often…Read More
Violent crime, abuse, and sexual violence happens. How will you recognize a violent situation developing around you?
What will your plan be? Having the essential information to prepare, prevent, survive and sort through the aftermath is critical. This seminar, a first in Columbus, will lay the foundation for you—no matter what your level of experience!
In contrast, Martial Arts as a methodology will usually have a broader approach and include a much higher degree of athleticism, spiritual development, and focus on a more holistic development of the individual—as well as the pajamas… You have to have the pajamas.Read More
It can be intimidating to get involved in physical activities that have a violent and even athletic component to them. Most everyone who participates has that same feeling the first time they attend a course or class. Everyone is there for the same general purpose though and all will be challenged to grow. There is discomfort in that but there is also triumph. Watch the video and give me some feedback!Read More