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BladesUSA 904 Heavy Rubber Nunchaku Self Defense Review

A nunchaku features two shafts, usually made of wood or any hardened materials, connected by a chain. It is also popularly known as nunchuks or chainsticks. This melee self defense weapon is very famous in the martial arts circle, and it was seen as the weapon of choice of ninjas in the popular culture as […]

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 […]

The Difference of Lariat vs Clothesline

A question was recently sent to us via Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag which asks, “What is the difference between a lariat vs clothesline? Which is more effective in self defense?“ There is a never-ending debate concerning the difference of a clothesline vs lariat. While these two moves look very much alike in terms of […]

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 […]

Palm Strike vs Closed Fist: Which is Better in Self Defense

I recently came across an email in Best Self Defense Weapons Mailbag which asks, “Which is better in a self defense situation between using palm strike vs closed fist?” The Effectiveness of  Closed Fist Punch vs Open Palm Strike Depends on Your Training or Preference The effectiveness of using palm strike vs closed fist depends […]

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 […]