Being a Police Officer myself I generally agree with this reply. I am a DT Instructor as well as having a background in primarily Kenpo and Budo Taijutsu and yes the skills I want my family and friends to learn are the ones that are going to keep them safe, Budo Taijutsu is not it; if it had to be an "art" school it would be either Ed Parker's Kenpo or Jeet Kune Do. I appreciate a ground fighting based martial art but I want something that can handle multiple attackers and has enough ground escapes to be useful and is direct enough to end the fight as quickly as possible. DT works best for me and has been tested by my department on a number of occaisions; . . . . . it works when it counts.