There are countless reasons why one may decide to train in martial arts. That said, one of the top and most common reasons is so that they can learn moves that can protect them from harm – or even potentially save their life one day.
You must own a gun — and probably more than one — for the type of emergency that it is probably coming around the bend. In fact, you should have at least two guns for everyone in your household old enough and trained enough to use them.
To begin the discussion of defending against an ostensibly unarmed attacker, we must first understand the need to recognize an attack. Both police and civilians face this dilemma, but police are given more training in reading body language and responding than are most civilians. Few people can beat a drawn gun or a thrown punch. We must learn always to understand where we are, what we are doing, and what is going on around us.
Many seniors say their fear of becoming crime victims makes them feel both lonely and isolated from the outside world. The only way to eliminate fear is through action. A good place to start is with the steps outlined here, using a combination of common sense and proven physical protection methods.
Security lighting is the best preventative measure that you can take for home security. This may include outdoor motion lights or other such lighting for burglary deterrence and nighttime security purposes.
Shooting at paper targets is great; it’s going to help your accuracy, your muscle memory, and it’s a hell of a lot of fun. Unfortunately, when it comes to real-world self-defense those paper targets aren’t preparing you for the stressful realities of what it really takes to draw your weapon in defense.
Have you ever posted a photo of something you were trying to sell to a site like eBay or Craigslist? Have you ever shared photos on Facebook or some other photo sharing site? If you have, you could be putting yourself and your family at risk.