In addition to being a self-defense expert, James Williams is the founder of Bugei Trading Company, a renowned source for quality swords and armor. Williams runs his own school in Encinitas, California, and oversees a network of instructors and students who carry on his nami ryu system around the United States. In this exclusive video, Williams demonstrates how the tactical flashlight can be used to blind an opponent so you have time to fight back with improvised weapons.


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