Run, hide, fight?

No matter how much of a role tradition, self-improvement, or physical fitness play in your martial arts training, you should always be keeping real life-protection techniques at the forefront of your mind. All other aspects of your art will develop naturally out of the training but the ability to use martial arts to protect yourself … Read more

Run, hide, fight: addendum

On Thursday, September 12th, I posted an essay titled “Run, hide, fight?“. The title refers to a video on techniques for surviving an active shooter event. Little was I to know that only four days later, this past Monday, September 16th, just such an event would take place. The massacre at the Washington Navy Yard … Read more