Two great articles

Note the British spelling in the titles – both of these great articles come from countries where guns aren’t allowed, so people really have to pay attention to what’s bullshit and what’s not.

The Truth About Improvised Weapons For Self Defence

http://www.combativemind.com/2012/10/27/the-truth-about-improvised-weapons-for-self-defence/

This is what I’ve been saying for decades, and mirrors my “Why I Dislike Gimmick Weapons” post below.

Self-defence against knife attacks: a full review

http://www.urbanfitandfearless.com/2016/09/self-defence-against-knife-attacks.html?m=1

This is an exhaustive review and analysis of all the stuff that’s taught on this subject.  Empty-hands knife defense is the most difficult problem in all of martial arts/combatives.   This article will easily dispel the “My answer to a knife attack is my gun” line of thinking, or rather, not-thinking-the-problem-through.

Tip of the ol’ beret to John at Active Self Protection for turning me onto one of these.

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