I Hope This is Not Your Idea of Self Defense

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-r-aT9mJfQ] This video is great.  In this video clip Jim Carey demonstrates the typical problem of most self defense instruction:  the attacker must attack you exactly this way, otherwise the technique will not work.  Any slight deviation by the attacker, and you’re done.  Self defense should intially start off with a good base in basic technique, than the student should learn …

Martial Arts Christmas Gifts

  Need some great ideas for Christmas?  Here are a few suggestions. If you want to get some extra time training at home, why not get the Century Free Standing Heavy Bag. This durable bag has a really solid base that you can fill with either sand or water. Kombat Arts Gift Certificates are a sure win.  You can use …

Women Self Defense Course

[googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2073089720625885995&hl=en] I posted this video in June were it got a really good response with the ladies, especially those who really see the value in self defense.  Linda is hosting another RAVEN self defense course this weekend, November 8, 2008.  Martial arts is one thing, self defense is another.  With my experience in security work, I can attest to the fact …

RAVEN Seminar Helps Thai Boxers

A HUGE THANKS to Linda de Los Reyes for hosting a RAVEN Women Self Defense Seminar and giving all of the proceeds to the athletes of the Kombat Arts competing in Thai boxing in Italy this September.  Linda raised over $1000.00 and also shared her knowledge on survival mindset, situational awareness, verbal de-escalation and physical self defense techniques to a …

The Difference Between Street & Sport: Let RAVEN Show You the Difference

This is a another great article written by my friend Burton Richardson of JKD Unlimited.  A lot of people train in the martial arts for: sport, the sake of the art (to learn something) and self defense (street).  Want to know the difference?  This article may help and check out Linda’s self defense course on July 13.  All proceeds go …

Learn How to Defend Your Car!

[googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2073089720625885995&hl=en] If you’re interested in defending your car, you must take Linda’s RAVEN women self defense course on July 13 (ignore the date on the site) at the Kombat Arts Mississauga.  Seriously, all joking aside you should take this seminar if you’re a female and if you know any females in your life that value their life.  I say “value” your life because most …