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    A Discussion of Fighting Systems

    01/09/2019
    Every single fighting system (as you know, I despise the term martial art so I use fighting system instead) loses a great deal of its combat value when it becomes a sport. When something becomes a spo…
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    America Loves the Outlaw

    07/07/2014
    I was asked recently about my “notoriousness” when someone (anonymously of course) tried to make it an issue. I laughed, waved my hand around our surroundings and asked the speaker, “Does it look like…
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    Attack the Active Shooter - But Smartly!

    03/07/2018
    The call came in over the radio. It was the sort of call that terrifies some officers, and the sort of call that others rush to headlong. The young officer was one of the latter. He was what some woul…