Most martial arts training includes a stick or knife as defensive tools, if they are not solely empty-hands focused. What we do is bridge the [...]
Many people with no training manage to succeed in defensive encounters. Why do I need this training?
Relying on the other guy to make more mistakes than you, or hoping you get lucky, is probably not the best strategy. Yes, some people [...]
You don't, unless you want to be prepared for violence. Read the news today. The world is not becoming safer. Hope is a terrible strategy, [...]
For us here at The Forge, self defense - or personal defense (which nominally includes other people), is whatever you do or don't do in [...]
It takes an hour, and it takes a lifetime. For our purposes here at The Forge, we do have material broken into chunks that can [...]