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As one of the nation's leading authorities on reality-based martial arts, self-protection and tactical weapons training, Richard Ryan is a longtime advocate of the scientific approach to self-defense. Richard Ryan is the founder of the Dynamic Combat Method and the co-founder of iCAT (Integrated Combative Arts Training) with Joe Lewis and Walt Lysak Jr. In the September 2008 issue's cover story, he discusses combat and self-protection techniques that he refers to as RMA (reality martial arts) and how to transform yourself into a skilled street fighter. In this video clip, he demonstrates a very fast technique for disarming an assailant who's pointing a gun at you.

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