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Reality Training

Articles on USAdojo.com about the importance of reality training in the martial arts and being prepared for any self defense situation.

Be Physically and Mentally Prepared

Officer Stacy Lim from the Los Angeles Police Department pulled into her driveway after an enjoyable evening of softball practice. When Lim got out...

Be a Moving Target

Everyone knows that shooting a moving target is much harder than a fixed one. It requires additional efforts and skill. Something similar happens in...

Filipino Kali is Alive and Well in Today’s Police and Military...

Thumb through any martial arts magazine and you’ll see advertisements and the mention of the Filipino martial arts (kali, escrima, and arnis). In today’s...

Lines of Attack

For Success in Sparring and Self-Defense, It Pays to Think Outside the Box! “Shapes are important in the martial arts,” Avi Nardia says somewhat matter-offactly. “Karate,...

Reality-Based Training One Minute at a Time

It doesn't take years to learn self-defense, it takes days.” That’s a statement I've used to promote my Reality-Based Personal Protection system for many...

How to Survive Bomb Attacks

You may be learning a martial arts system in order to protect yourself against a common criminal, but does your training also include how...

Airguns and Self Defense Training

Reality Based Training With Airguns Most violent crimes today are committed by armed criminals, be it with knives or guns, and yet most martial artists...

Teaching Shan State Rebels Practical Fighting

I slowly formulated a plan as to what I would teach the men. For years, I had been developing a system of practical fighting...

Wild Wild West: Martial Arts in a Gun Oriented Society

What a time we live in. It’s frightening and it’s frustrating. It’s frightening because you don’t know what life threatening challenges you might face...

Dont Say There is No Kicking or Punching in Aikido

By Rik Ellis ~ I am a MMA / Cage Fighter trained by Alex Reid and Suleman Raja, but I have a strong background...

Knife Violence: 14 People Stabbed Today at Community College

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...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Impact Weapons Defense

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video, Jim Wagner, of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection, discusses Impact Weapons Defense or how to survive an impact...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Throwaway Wallet in a Robbery

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection discusses the throwaway wallet or using a decoy wallet during a robbery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKkjeSbUNAg SUBJECT:...

Monthly Sniper Qualification for Police and Corrections

This video shows you what most American law enforcement and corrections officers do for sniper qualification on their longgun in order to maintain marksmanship...

Kapap Combat Concepts – Defensive Tactics (CCDT)

Thinking Out Of The Box In order to understand the meaning of thinking out of the box, I will relate a short story. There once was...

Escaping a Fort Hood Style Massacre

In his article, Escaping a Fort Hood Style Massacre, Jim Wagner explains that we are all targets to Al Qaeda or those who wish to...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Terrorist Hand Grenade Survival Technique

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection discusses a terrorist hand grenade survival technique. SUBJECT: Hand Grenade /...

The Jim Wagner Knife Disarm Rule for Police & Military

The Jim Wagner Knife Disarm Rule for police and military has four moves to effectively disarm any extreme close range knife attack. They are: 1....

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Zigzag Run Away From an Active...

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner, of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection, discusses zigzag run away from an active shooter. SUBJECT: Zigzag Run...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Playground Booby Traps

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner, of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection, discusses play ground booby traps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1G1KpQe6ZM SUBJECT: Playground Booby Traps PURPOSE: To teach...