Weapons training for the purpose of self defense

Discussion in 'General Weapons Discussion' started by PhotonGuy, Aug 16, 2017.

  1. jobo

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    well your partly right, the " excuse" element applies to knifes etc over the prescribed length and to a whole list of restricted weapons , but not to general things like hammers. though the police might take a dim view, its by no means illegal

    I've had several conversations with the local police about walking about with a base ball bat, i use it to hit tennis ball for the dog to chase, in the end i got fed up of being pulled and wrapped in cloth to carry it to the park
     
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    I was in Manhattan just yesterday. Sometimes when you go into the city you might be carrying an umbrella, I do know of a case of a woman who was carrying an umbrella in Manhattan and she was able to fight off an attacker with it. I was not carrying an umbrella when I was there but I did see stuff that could be used as fighting sticks. There were people carrying canes here and there and some of the stores sold mops and other such stuff that could be used as fighting sticks.
     
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    Weapon is just the extension of your arm. Any open hand skill can be used in weapon such as:

    - comb hair, downward cut.
    - comb hair, horizontal cut.
    - weapon touch, forward stab.
    - leg cut change into neck cut.
    - ...
     
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    if i had time to pop into a hard ware shop when being attacked, I'm pretty sure i would come out with something better than a mop
     
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    Four candles/fork handles? :D
     
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    I carry a hickory cane.
    Anywhere. No Problems...Ever.
    Don't play a fool, don't be obnoxious, just go about your business as normal. Cattleman's Cane.jpg
     
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    I carry a walking stick with a solid heavy metal head on. I can use it to crack a skull if I have to. IMO, it's better legal self-defense weapon.

    I always have many "sword sticks". But it may be illegal to carry.


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    You can get ninjering umbrellas by the way. If you want to spend the cash.

    As well as canes.
     
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    Have a similar walking stick with a metal head as well but have always had to explain it to TSA and some government buildings. The Cane...Never!
     
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    I've considered picking up one of the more sturdy umbrellas, for this reason. I have a golf umbrella I sometimes carry when walking around town, if there is a reasonable chance of a storm. It would be a passable weapon, and the sturdier ones would be even better.
     
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    I have two canes with metal heads (one solid brass, I think, and the other feels solidly hollow, if that makes any sense). I've never been questioned when taking them through TSA or anywhere else. It might help that I typically bear a fair amount of weight on my cane when walking with it.
     
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    My most ninjery cane/walking stick is also my most foppish. It has a solid glass head (quite hefty) and a sturdy, hollow metal shaft. It goes quite well with a tuxedo, and is easily the one most likely to deliver a debilitating blow.
     
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    I have a couple that were made by Papasan (Ed Martin) a decade or two ago. They are unobtrusive, solid, and actually work well as canes.
     
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    how often do you go out in a tux?
     
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    Less than I used to. When money was more plentiful (and we lived near a larger city) we went to events where eveningwear was passable a few times a year. I'm not sure the pants for my tux still fit, frankly - I've put on two or three inches in the last two years.
     
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    I am still working on a quick release pocket for my taser. I still have a problem with developing eyes in the back of my head. That's where they usually come from where I live.

    Do people really think that atackers are law abiding citizens and dont usually use guns?
     
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    I was arrested once caught up in a gang fight. I did have knife in my pocket. I was not charged as it was the others that attacked me first. I was told that anything I carried might be construed as weapon if I drew it out.
     
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    Now why on earth would you want to be so conspicuous and even try hit them on the head
    walking.jpg
     
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    If 5 guys attack my wife, I want to make sure that I can knock 1 guy down by just one strike. I still have another 4 guys to deal with.
     
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    are you talking UK law?
     

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