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Self Defense Tips (from Tulane class)

Week 1 Notes- Remember that the difference between an “altercation” and “Self Defense” is the threat to your life.  Both should be avoided but one …

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Economic Survival and Wealth Storage

Often times you may hear the investment specialists of the world break out with the old “gold and silver are poor investments”. That is absolutely …

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Panic, fear, and group behavior

“A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals, and you know it!”                                                                                                  Agent K (MIB)             One of the predictable and dangerous factors found in an …

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A Knife and a Lighter

                In order, the core elements of survival are air, water, shelter and food.  Water and shelter are interchangeable depending on the climate you are …

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Urban Survival Tip 4-Communication:

“John has a long mustache”- Red Dawn Local, Long, and Listen Only are your three basic most basic forms of survival communication, and are easier …

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Pandemic Survival, Urban Survival tips

Survival Tips #5 By Request: Stress and managing stress during and after a survival related event or incident. “Stress arises when individuals perceive a discrepancy …

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It looks like we may all be stuck in our homes for a while. Here’s some Survival info

PANIC, FEAR, AND GROUP BEHAVIOR “A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals, and you know it!” Agent K (MIB) One of the …

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Every Other Hour

So i’m here in Chicago and I noticed they have a radio program called “every other hour”.  The program reminded me that I haven’t really …

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Regarding posts on this blog:

If you are just commenting on this blog so you can advertise for knock off glasses, vacations in cuba, or Chinese handbags please don’t.  I’m …

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Sophie B Wright School presentation

I wanted to thank everyone in Mrs. Novod’s class, it is always a pleasure to share information with people that want to learn.  Some important …

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Mardi Gras is over

I hope you all had a happy and safe Mardi Gras season.  There was much drinking, singing, parading, nudity and some violence.  The big news …

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Just saw this pool alarm demonstration and thought it was pretty cool.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=A0QM8M1ze6A   http://www.dsiselfdefense.com/home-protection/pool-alarm-system.html

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How the gun control debate is increasing American ignorance

After my third day of watching the anti-second amendment crowd utilize the mass murder of children in their “tragic proof we need gun control” story …

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My thoughts on the mass murder in Connecticut

The Mass Murder in Connecticut   There has been a great deal of sorrow, pain, sympathy, and heartache over the mass murder that was perpetrated …

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cameras and mass shootings

The attempted mass murder in the Clackamas Mall near Portland Oregon reminded me of an often under-utilized tactical method. Because many people are slow to …

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My favorite spy camera

I have been asked what my favorite spy camera is, and although there is a neat factor with things like the pen camera device  I …

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Just saw this one in yahoo news

She used the backpacker bear spray 🙂  And a pointy stick….. a scary combination. http://shine.yahoo.com/work-money/san-francisco-woman-apprehends-burglar-bear-spray-live-184900837.html http://www.dsiselfdefense.com/mace-bearspray-260-grams.html

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Crime Camera’s do work

Here In New Orleans we have the reputation of being a city plagued with violent crime- in some of the nieghborhoods it is also well …

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Tulane, Last Class on November 28

Of course the class starts over again on the 14th of January 🙂 Since we will be doing a review, I want you to check …

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A video on how to use car keys or the “Heart Attack”

Keep in mind that when I made this video, that “fistfull of keys” method I started out with did work, but it hurt.  It hurt …

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Tulane Monday after turkey day

Last Monday we did standing to ground- closing from the striking range to the clinch, turning throw, hip throw, single and double leg takedown, and …

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Tulane Thanksgiving week

This week we addressed philosophy- basically how YOU determine your own approach to defending your self, your family, and your property.  Remember that the techniques we …

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Mondays class is review- in that spirit

Here are some video’s with the Gracies 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HfaUCCJ4_M&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TajgB3x7-1Q&feature=related

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Here is a survfeillance video of a Pitbull attack fail

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jsgvUohhpqc

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I was recently asked a question about the difference between Mace V.S. Pepper Spray

Pepper spray is OC, a derivative of hot peppers, Mace is a brand name of a company that used to sell an irritant related to …

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example of 3rd cerical vertabrae

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6lpgQcPE9I http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgUMu5yGmow Its hard to find video of a 3rd cervical strike, but here are some that give you an idea.  That particular part of …

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another example of vagus/carotid sinus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYS_yCipe-s

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Peroneal knock out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oqbpv8VCLE Note: this type of knockout does two things, 1. It tells the other leg that both are damaged causeing both legs to give out. …

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