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WPD Free Instructional Video Clip: Shearing

This is a quick clip on a great principle: “Shearing.” To use an edge of your body to cut ... View

WPD Free Instructional Video Clip: Turn the Wheel.

This is a quick clip on a very basic principle: “Turn the Wheel.” I like students to begin working ... View

WPD Free Instructional Video Clip: Get Your hands Up.

This is a quick clip on a very basic principle: “Get Your Hands Up.” There is a natural response ... View

The Wilson Practical Defence Website’s Progression Map

Our website contained so many instructional video clips we had to find a way to organize and guide people through ... View

Rick’s Blog June 5, 2015 Just Talk’n to Rick: Universal Martial Principles

Today I’m talking about universal martial principles. Disclaimer here - nothing works all the time but universal martial principles work most ... View

Rick’s Blog May 29, 2015 Just Talk’n to Rick: Micro Moment Skill Set Training

Today I’m talking about a particular approach to training that I take a lot of the time called Micro ... View

Rick’s Blog May 22, 2015: The Three Stages of Efficiency and Effectiveness

Today I’m going to be talking about the three stages of efficiency and effectiveness; 1. Do a Technique 2. Do the Move 3. Allow the move ... View

Just Talk’n to Rick: Don’t let Your Ego Mess Up Your Success

Training and Live drills have different determinations of success but the one thing that can mess things up is letting ... View

Rick’s Blog May 8, 2015 Just Talk’n to Rick: Predator Posture vs. Verticality

Today I’m going to be comparing the Predator Posture to Verticality. I’m sure there will be other opinions out ... View