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How to Defend Yourself Against an Attacker — Part 1: Rob Pincus on the Principles of Using Firearms as Self-Defense Weapons

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Using self-defense weapons such as a gun to defend yourself, in most circumstances, isn’t all that difficult. Shooting a gun to punch holes in paper is pretty straightforward: Align the sights, superimpose them over the target and press the trigger smoothly. If the equipment is set up properly, it’s hard to miss.

I teach people to
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Posted in Close Quarters Combat.

Krav Maga Gun Disarm Techniques and Tactics

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Consider these two scenarios:
Scenario No. 1
It’s late at night. You’re walking to your car in a parking structure. Your mind is occupied, and you’re obviously not as aware of your surroundings. Without warning, a man steps out of the shadows. You can’t see his face, but you can see the semi-automatic pistol in his hand.
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Posted in Krav Maga, Projectile Weapons, Weapon Techniques.

Pentjak Silat’s 9 Deadliest Weapons

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Suryadi “Eddie” Jafri is one of the best-known instructors of the Indonesian martial art pentjak silat (also spelled pencak silat). Pentjak refers to the fighting movements, while silat means a “spiritual way.” Jafri’s style of pentjak silat, pera taki sendo, is a close-combat system using empty-hand techniques as well as traditional weapons. His system has
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Posted in Pentjak Silat.