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Rothco Tactical Gloves Self Defense Review

aim to provide protection to the whole hands. These are designed to withstand flame, heat, and cuts from sharp objects. The products also feature thick pads that protect the knuckles from getting hurt when striking. The items are manufactured and distributed by Rothco through Amazon. The company is known for its combat and self defense […]

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 […]

Things You Should Know When Using a Headbutt in Self Defense

“What is the effective way of delivering a headbutt in self defense without hurting myself?” This was a question sent to us by one of our readers. How to Effectively Deliver a Headbutt in Self Defense A headbutt in self defense is a damaging counter-attack when used properly. It is also one of the easiest […]

Is Biting in Self Defense Recommended

You might have seen the last episode of The Walking Dead Season 4 wherein Rick Grimes bit his opponent’s neck in order to save his son from potential harm. So, one thing I will discuss right now is biting in self defense, particularly its effectiveness, where to bite your attacker, the risks of the move, […]

Situations Where Grappling in Self Defense is Not Recommended

Another email reached us via Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag that reads, “I read your article about the benefits of using grappling in self defense. So, I just want to know when grappling in self defense is not recommended?” Grappling is definitely a good fighting style to master as it can get you out in […]

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 […]

Is the Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique Real

“Is there really a five point palm exploding heart technique?” This is a question sent to us by one of our readers who probably just watched Kill Bill Vol. 2 for the first time. Examining the Truth Behind the Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique The five point palm exploding heart technique is nothing but […]

Ground Self Defense Tips That You Should Always Remember

“What if you have been taken down by your attacker and he is looking to follow up his attack with an old-fashioned ground and pound, how will you defend yourself from being beaten to a pulp?” Basically, this was a question sent to us recently via Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag. Using Submission Holds So-called […]