combat, conceal carry, crime, Indiana crime, kung fu, law enforcement, martial arts, military, self defense, Terre Haute

A Failure to Adapt

I, recently, met a young man, about thirty years of age, who had everything (and to everyone) in the world to brag about his Jiu Jitsu accomplishments against wrestlers, judo practitioners, and other Jiu Jitsu practitioners.  He went on and on about this and that rolling competition he'd been in and how he'd won all… Continue reading A Failure to Adapt

combat, conceal carry, kung fu, law enforcement, martial arts, military, safety, self defense, Terre Haute

Is It True That Wing Chun Isn’t As Effective As It Once Was?

Every once and awhile I get questions like this from those who are looking to disprove a martial art system's effectiveness.  The theory is that while the martial art system might have been great when it was first put together, it is irrelevant now due to a number of reasons.  I've found that these people… Continue reading Is It True That Wing Chun Isn’t As Effective As It Once Was?

combat, conceal carry, health, kung fu, law enforcement, martial arts, military, mixed martial arts, self defense, Terre Haute, wellness

My Gun Made Me Fat!

Earlier today I ran into an old friend.  Years ago we left a place of employment, going, each, our own way.  He went to a correctional facility, and I started my own (industrial hygiene) business.  During our reunion, he brought something up that I thought would be of interest to my readers, here: You know,… Continue reading My Gun Made Me Fat!

conceal carry, martial arts, self defense, Terre Haute

Conceal Carry & Bringing Your Best Self-defense: Indiana Police Officer Offers Advice

While listening to an Indiana officer teach about conceal carry laws and the use of guns in self-defense, something he said reflected something I tell my kung-fu students, at the Yost Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy: If you are leaving your house, and you don't bring your gun everywhere with you.  If you don't think… Continue reading Conceal Carry & Bringing Your Best Self-defense: Indiana Police Officer Offers Advice