Jim Wagner discusses knife violence in this Reality-Based article explaining that a close range a knife is just as lethal as a firearm.

A student went building-to-building stabbing 14 people at the Lone Star Community College in Cypress, Texas. At least one victim is reported in critical condition.

Some reports coming out this hour say that the 21-year-old suspect used either an X-Acto knife or a box cutter, which is legal on campus. The suspect was eventually tackled and subdued until authorities took him into custody.

Before today’s incident the campus had a shooting in January where four people were injured.

Before both of these incidents a Texas state senator filed legislation to allow concealed handguns on the state’s college campuses so criminals who go on a killing rampage will not have a target rich environment in a “Gun Free Zone.” The thought is that if a person, or persons, are massacring people an armed citizen can stop the carnage.

Since the Sandy Hook School shooting on December 12, 2012 politicians and the mainstream media have insisted on stricter gun control to “protect our children,” because 20 children were fatally shot by mentally disturbed Adam Lanza. Every time there has been a gun incident in the United States the headlines start off “GUN VIOLENCE,” as if somehow that time of violence is the worse kind. I wonder if we are going to see four months of the same outcry against “KNIFE VIOLENCE,” and a call for stricter knife control. If this were the United Kingdom, yes, but in America there will be no outrage against knives. People will just say, “Well, the criminal could have used and similar weapon.”

Knife Violence at Lone Star College

Of course, in America there are 300,000 million firearms. Even if all guns were banned today criminals and terrorists can get anything on the black market. Just south of the border, in Mexico, they have strict gun control laws, and yet killings with firearms, including all out street warfare with government units, is commonplace.

Anyone who has taken my KNIFE SURVIVAL course knows that a close range a knife is just as lethal as a firearm. Armed police officers get injured or killed by people with knives every year. The last two links will show you step-by-step how to survive a knife attack. Be A

Hard Target.






Here is a look at two of Jim Wagner’s YouTube videos that will teach you how to deal with a knife attack:


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Jim Wagner
Jim Wagner, one of the first self-defense instructor to introduce techniques, tactics, and training methods to survive terrorist attacks and modern crime (active shooters, criminal chemical attacks, drive-by shootings, etc.). His teaching is based on his tactical career as a U.S. Army combat soldier, corrections officer, police officer, S.W.A.T. officer, team leader of a Dignitary Protection Unit for America’s fifth largest Sheriff’s department, a U.S. federal agent counterterrorist during the Global War on Terrorism, Reserve Military Police soldier, military bodyguard, Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO), Security Forces sergeant, and a team leader of a military Special Reaction Team. He worked in the private security and bodyguarding sectors, most notably protecting Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and working for the Walt Disney Company. Since 2003 Jim has been teaching his Reality-Based Personal Protection system around the world and in martial arts schools, where he offers self-defense instructors a way to increase their business by teaching Terrorism Survival, Crime Survival, and other courses. If you want to become certified to teach at your school, you can purchase the Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection Instructor Package at a discount through USAdojo.com by using the code USARBPP1706.