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
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,
Right. Morally or socially correct Just. Acting or done in accordance with what is morally right or fair. “A power struggle collapses when you withdraw your energy from it. Power struggles become uninteresting to you when you change your intention from winning
Appropriate use of force. Using force that is fitting or suitable for the situation Krav Maga teaches you to adapt to various circumstances. One vital aspect of adapting involves using the appropriate use of force. Let us consider two examples.
In a previous article, Using Common Objects to Protect Yourself, we offered an overview of how we can use common objects in our everyday life to protect ourselves. More resonating are the times when people do so in real life.
What is Infighting? Generally, it is a fight at a very close distance. Many fights end up in very close quarters where there is very little room to move and little time to react. You could be in a small
In Sydney Australia, around 2 pm on August 13th, 2019, a knife-wielding man (Mert Nay, 21) ran the streets stabbing people. During these horrible attacks, people ran and others protected themselves using objects in their vicinity. One man, for example,
Last summer (2018), I was exiting a train at the Bloor/Yonge subway station. It was crowded and as I walked toward the stairs I accidentally bump into a man. I turned to apologize and saw him squinting at me with
Reflex. an action independent of the will, an automatic response…. Let’s face it. As much as we want to be aware of our surroundings, we are not always ready. We might be daydreaming, preoccupied with work or personal matters, or