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Knife Defence Highlight #9

Knife Defence Highlight #9 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #9 Not your grandfather’s traditional – or is it? I heard the other day a person who kindly, and out of respect for me, bought my book but […]

Knife Defence Highlight #8

Knife Defence Highlight #8 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #8 Operant Conditioning We act out of habit for much of our day. Habits are responses to cues. In one famous study a man who had a brain […]

Knife Defence Highlight #7

Knife Defence Highlight #7 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #7 Summing up before moving on Knife Highlight #1 was on the fact that the most dangerous knifings come up close with the bad guy grabbing you and […]

I now have an Amazon author’s page

I have just set up my author’s page on Amazon. amazon.com/author/wilsonrick Feel free to take a look and I hope everyone feels free to check out my Face Book page for my book “Watch Out For The Pointy End” and send or post any questions or comments. https://www.facebook.com/Knife-Defence-Book-264216547414853/?ref=bookmarks This is a little test to see […]

Knife Defence Highlight #6

Knife Defence Highlight #6 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #6 Right tool for the task There are a lot of training knives available today which, while presenting options, it also means you need to know what you […]

In Search of Efficiency Part Thirteen: Shearing

In Search of Efficiency Part Thirteen: Shearing Shear means to cut. If you look at how a knife or saw cuts it is pushed or pulled along the object. It works its way into the space the object occupies. In martial application shearing works the same way. You take a part of your body, be […]

Knife Defence Highlight #5

Knife Defence Highlight #5 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #5 It’s the first moment that counts There is no hard and fast rule that a knife assault must happen in a particular way, but the majority will […]

In Search of Efficiency Part Twelve: Tendon Power

In Search of Efficiency Part Twelve: Tendon Power Not sure tendon power is the correct term here because the entire body has some “spring” to it although in very different extents; however, that is what I called it in my book “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so for now I’ll stay with it. We […]

Knife Defence Highlight #4

Knife Defence Highlight #4 Note: I wrote an entire book on knife defence called “Watch Out For The Pointy End” so these are snippets and highlights only. #4 Do the work For this post I am going to be using specific examples from my book; however, I believe the general message of this post is […]

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