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    ways criminal assault their victims

    I was wondering if any one has ever done an in depth study as to how various types of criminal assault / attack their victims? I think such a study would be really useful as well as enlightening and may be useful for expert martial artists to develop strategies and programs that various types of...
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    Best defense against firearms

    I have realised the best strategy against firearm armed attackers live in an area that has no firearm crime.... I live on a small island in the UK that has had only about 2 firearm based crimes over the past 60 or so years. One of the crimes was also just a daft kid who took out an pellet...
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    Dogma in the martial arts

    Over the years, I have experienced a lot of dogma within various martial art communities, and in some styles, the leader becomes almost like a cult leader or guru, with his followers hanging on every word and instruction. I was wondering what other people's experiences were in this area.
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    GrandMaster Steve? Who qualifies as an authentic Grandmaster?

    Hello. While reading one of the other sub forum posts, a term came up that I had never heard before. The term was "Grand master Steve". I was wondering if this term was referring to a particular person, or was a term that referred to a particular type of person (I.e. a person of poor martial...
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    Any Thoughts on George Kirby and Budoshin Ju Jitsu

    Any one from a Japanese Ju Jitsu background have any opinions on Mr George Kirby and his Budoshin Ju Jitsu?
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    The elusive Self Defence Version of Gracie Jiu Jitsu

    I was wondering if any Gracie Barra Gracie Jiu Jitsu clubs in your area teach courses that are only Self Defence Specific rather than teaching the Self defence aspect of Gracie Jiu Jitsu as part of the process on the path to eventually grading to black balt in GJJ / BJJ. It may be me...
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    best lethal grip breaks

    In a world populated by Jiu Jutsu / Judo / Sambo experts The possibility that we may be attacked by someone who knows how to grip is much more likely than say in the early 90s. Getting attacked or in a fight, with a Jiu Jitsu expert must be one of the biggest nightmare scenario's for anyone...
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    Training Equipment for developing specific types of lethal attacks

    Anyone make their own equipment for solo drilling lethal attacks that they can't drill with a partner? Bruce Lee made loads of experimental equipment during the late 60s and 70s. If you do make equipment, what types of things have you made? I like the idea of making a standing arm bar man to...
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    self defence for wimps

    hello I was wondering what people's opinions are with regards to the best form of self defence for wimps. This is a question that popped into my head after being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (at a late age) and I met loads of nerdy, geeky, wimpy but really nice people who as a...