A sprint or a marathon?

Short-term self defense courses are like a sprint. Most people attending these weekend courses and short workshops expect to learn some eye-opening secret to address their personal safety issue. Sadly, that is not the case. Having been learning, training and teaching martial arts (both sport and combative) since 1978, my conclusion is that you learn the physical movement patterns, recognise …

Magic pills, secret techniques and Fast Track™

Today I am in a position to offer you the magic pill that will instantly, and I mean, right now, transform you into a super warrior, walking death machine. You will become all powerful with amazing skills. A mere flick of your wrist will send an attacker flying into the wall. A focused look can literally knock an adversary over and a …