A Different Kind of Animal

Mar. 30, 2021 by

When discussing assaults, people often express surprise and even disbelief. Who does that? Why would someone do that? I can’t believe it? What kind of person could do that? It is a natural response. Most of us, possessing some modicum

Don’t worry, be savvy

Mar. 22, 2021 by

 Worry. To give way to anxiety or unease.  Savvy.  Knowingness, shrewdness “I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” Mark Twain  These days when we discuss distractions and safety, we often refer to cell phones and

Assaults and Civil Society

Mar. 12, 2021 by

Civil. Polite, obliging, not rude.  A couple of years ago, a Krav Maga instructor offered a workshop at a gym here in Toronto. At one point, he focused on defending against an attacker who has you pinned against a wall.  The

Varied Terrain and Krav Maga Footwork

Mar. 8, 2021 by

Terrain. A tract of land esp. as regarded by the physical geographer or the military tactician.   Footwork. The use of the feet esp. skilfully, in sports, dancing etc.   Years ago, I saw two men fight outside a bar. It was winter,