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The Importance of Gender-Specific Self Defense Training for Women

“Why should a woman take a self defense training that corresponds to her gender?” This was the question recently sent to us via Mailbag. Women are More Frequently Targeted Despite all talks that men and women are created equal, men generally have the physical advantage over women. This is the reason why there is an […]

How Will Slackline Exercises Benefit Someone

A reader sent us a message through Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag. His question read, “I recently saw Lyoto Machida practice on slacklines to prepare himself for his match with Chris Weidman. Now tell me, how will slackline exercises help someone in a fight or in an overall aspect?” Benefit of Slackline Exercises There are […]

Why Grappling is Useful in a Street Fight

“I always hear about people saying that it is better to grapple than to strike in a street fight. Can you give me reasons why this is better than striking?” This question was sent to us via Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag. There are many reasons why grappling techniques are useful in a street fight […]

The Truth about the Art of Catching Arrows

Someone recently sent us a question through Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag which asks, “It is possible to catch an arrow in mid-air like the ones they portray in movies? What particular martial arts teaches this?” As impossible as it may seem, someone was able to achieve the feat of catching arrows in mid-air. Anthony […]

Martial Arts that Offer Self Defense Weapons Training

A new email came in Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag recently with the question: “Are there martial arts that concentrate on self defense weapons training alone? Please give me some examples of these?” Answer to the Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag Question There are many forms of martial arts that offer weapons training. However, these […]