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3 Things You MUST Know to Survive a Self-Defense Attack!
August 04, 2008
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3 Keys To Effective Self-Defenseby Shidoshi Jeffrey M. Miller
(C) 2008, Warrior Concepts Int'l, Inc.
When you think about self-defense situations, what are the top three considerations for being effective? Is it having strength, stamina, power, or a ton of way-cool, tricky, martial arts techniques?
While all of those things help to one extent or another, none of them really touches on the priorities that will help you to prevail in a life or death, self-defense, struggle. Don't get me wrong. It certainly helps to be the bigger, faster, stronger, or more skilled combatant. But these things are only helpful if you're in a situation where they will serve you.
Let me explain it a different way.
Strength only matters if you are in a position or can grab your assailant in a way that allows you the use of your strength. And as for power...
... power is derived from size and motion. If an assailant jumps you and pins you to a wall or the floor, you will find it difficult to generate any sort of power as we normally think of it.
Stamina only matters if you're in a fight that's going to last minutes instead of seconds. Typically, karate and boxing tournaments have two minute rounds or bouts. That's an eternity in a life-and-death, self-defense situation where the goal is to get things over and done with in...
...less than 10 SECONDS!
As for knowing a lot of techniques, what can I say? Information is power, right?
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And Don't Forget...Register Now for this year's Shinobi no Aki O-Matsuri, "Fall Ninja Training Camp!" This year's event is scheduled for October 17th - 19th, 2008.
Join me and several other black belt teachers in the art from 9pm, Friday, October 17th, thru 6pm, Sunday, October 19th, for a weekend of intense training - Ninja style!
This year's theme is: "Togakure Ninja"
We will be training in the traditional scroll material as it was passed down from the warrior-wizards of Togakure Mountain. We will also be exploring the concepts of stealth, Shuko "Ninja hand-claw-weapons", and of course, the Shinobi-gatana, the Ninja warrior's special sword!
The cost of this year's camp is just $199, and includes all training, lodging, meals, and commemorative T-shirt.
BUT... if you register and pay in-full by August 20th, 2008, you can save an amazing $99 off the price! That's almost 50% off.
All you have to do to lock in your place at this awesome price is to call the academy at (570) 988-2228 and have your Visa or Master Card ready for payment. Or...
...if you prefer to pay by check of M.O., send it with your registration info (Name, age, address, martial arts experience: rank, teacher's name, and home dojo - if applicable) to:
But remember: To receive this discount offer, payment in-full must be received NO LATER THAN August 20th! Checks will be held for bank clearance before registration is complete.
**The price of camp DOES NOT include transportation. Particpants will receive a detailed camp packet as soon as we receive your registration and payment information.
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Until next time.
Dedicated to your training success!
"Master Your Self - Master Your Life!"
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