Category Archives: Self Defense Street Fighting

Why Bouncers Make the Best Self Defense Instructors

Go into a martial arts school and you will see pictures of the master meditating, stretching, doing forms and winning medals. However, should you one day leave the school and be attacked, the only thing in the world important to you will be your ability to fight like a street fighter. Being a good street…

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The most effective MMA techniques for self defense

I’ve talked pretty bad about the mixed martial arts (MMA) as a form of self-defense in the past, but always promised to talk about its good points someday. This time I’ll tell you what we CAN learn from modern MMA. In the beginning, there was Vale Tudo in Brazil and Cage Fighting in Russia. The…

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What is Self Defense Street Fighting — UPDATED / NSFW

Years ago I made a series of VLOG-style videos that shared some of my self defense concepts in the internet for the first time.  The videos on this page are the updated versions of my answer to the question: “What is self defense street fighting?” Be advised, although the original videos were more “family oriented”,…

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What is Self Defense Street Fighting?

If you’re new to “Self Defense Street Fighting“, or techniques and principles for self defense based on street fighting instead of a martial art or combat sport, you should watch these video interviews that I filmed to explain the basic concepts. These are some of the first VLOG-style videos that I made way back when…

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Learning Self Defense is Like Getting Health Insurance — If you wait until you need it, it’s too late!

A lot of people put off learning self defense like they put off getting health insurance. They think its a waste of time and money until their lives are in danger and it’s the only thing that will save them, but by then it’s too late to go back and prepare themselves. That is one…

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The Effectiveness of Brutally BITING an Attacker in Self Defense

I have already discussed the five simple guidelines to the effective use of thumb gouges to the eyes as taught in my video Self Defense Street Fighting.  Today I will share five reasons why BITING AN ATTACKER can be so effective in a street self defense situation, another, even more brutal tactic taught in Self…

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Five Secrets to Street Effective Eye Gouging for Self Defense

Ok guys, today I am going to fully describe exactly what the finer points are that separate ineffective from street effective eye gouges and grabs, as I teach them in my video, Self Defense Street Fighting. Done wrong, the thumb gouge to the eye is almost useless . . . but done right, it is…

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The Effectiveness of Self Defense BITING!

I don’t know where you stand on the subject, but when I tell people that I teach BITING as a self defense technique in my seminars and in my “Self Defense Street Fighting” videos, lots of people, none of whom have ever been in a serious fight themselves and therefore should keep their mouths shut,…

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Learning Self-Defense Part 2 – The top ten ways to win a street fight

In Part 1 of this article, I discussed what most (at least 99 %) self defense instructors teach and the fact that it has no basis in what has been proven to be effective in modern street combat. I also told you that the more of those points are present in a system of combatives…

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Learning Self-Defense Part 1 — Ten Self-Defense Tactics That Will Get You Killed on the Street

Every time I browse through self defense or combatives training books and videos, I am struck by the fact that 99.9 % of the instructors have no idea whatsoever what happens in a real fight, much less what traits or concepts will help you win when your life is on the line. They seem to…

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