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  1. Juany118 replied to the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    None taken because Of course it won't be "real" but if the "opponent" is familiar with how a person would emotionally react irl, and has...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 7:54 AM
  2. Juany118 replied to the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    It's possible to train it, but tricky. I believe de-escalation training would actually work in a seminar where most participants are...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:31 AM
  3. Juany118 rated gpseymour's post Agree in the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    But even that isn't a good test. De-escalation is pretty likely to fail if you first escalate. It's much more likely to work if you...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:09 AM
  4. Juany118 replied to the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    Exactly. Example... Prevention>common sense. If you just HAVE to go to that hot new Gastropub or Club in a gentrified section that...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:08 AM
  5. Juany118 rated CB Jones's post Agree in the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    Alot of Situational awareness and prevention is just about common sense and not being in such a hurry to ignore best practices.

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:04 AM
  6. Juany118 rated gpseymour's post Agree in the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    With awareness, there’s some decent logic to be applied, I think (based upon crime statistics, etc.). With deescalation, there are...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:03 AM
  7. Juany118 rated geezer's post Agree in the thread Are you really training for self defense?.

    I didn't really get that article. I do wing chun for fun. Same for escrima. Sure, I think they help me a bit with fitness and defensive...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:03 AM
  8. Juany118 liked gpseymour's post in the thread Is Wing Chun being used the wrong way in fighting?.

    I resemble that remark!

    Feb 16, 2018 at 10:44 PM
  9. Juany118 liked hoshin1600's post in the thread I was asked to set up a basic....

    all this talk about slaps reminds me of a karate 10th dan i know. he was at a ball game and 2 seats behind him some guy was drunk and...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 12:26 PM
  10. Juany118 replied to the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    Yep we are like that. I still had two tactical pens on me, the FMA equivalent would be a dulo dulo, aka palm stick.

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:00 PM
  11. Juany118 replied to the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    I think you point out another important issue. "Train for where you live" because different regions have different social dynamics,...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 9:51 PM
  12. Juany118 replied to the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    We are knife freaks. It's funny actually. On my new squad, on Tuesday just past, I drove with a partner to a place we couldn't enter...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 9:48 PM
  13. Juany118 rated gpseymour's post Funny in the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    I probably fall just short of that, myself. If they punch with both hands, it's less likely they have a knife. If they grab with both,...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 9:45 PM
  14. Juany118 replied to the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    I think my issue is that I take a paranoid route. I always assume my opponent has a weapon that I haven't seen yet, even if we are the...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 9:30 PM
  15. Juany118 replied to the thread How appliable is aikido for self-defense?.

    Where is here generally? And what kind of fight/crime. The later makes a BIG difference. My town does have flash mob/swarm attacks by...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 9:23 PM