Did you see my conversation with two guys on Facebook about gun control? I had posted a sarcastic comment saying something like: Good idea! Let's experiment with gun control in a localized area first, say like Chicago! Well, that set off a couple of people. (I guess they don't know sarcasm when they see it.) … Continue reading Right to Bear Arms: Empowering Yourself to Life!
The short answer to this question is: No. In fact, ancient societies understood the female body to be structured in a way that made them better at kung-fu than men. That is why many of those cultures only allowed girls to learn from women - who were not taught the entire martial art system. Men… Continue reading Is It Harder for a Woman to Learn Martial Arts?
Recently, I wrote an article on here called, Violent Crimes: Do More Happen in the Day or Night? The statistics in that article surprised some of you. And, the article led to some interesting questions. One of these questions walked into my school, the Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy, in Terre Haute, Indiana. This young man… Continue reading How Should I Respond to Someone Holding a Weapon?
Over the past year or so, we, here in Terre Haute, Indiana, have seen increasing number of violent crimes (e.g., stabbings). And, it's gotten people talking about their safety and self-defense. So, I wanted to take a moment to address something of a misconception. Many I speak to believe that violent crimes occur more at… Continue reading Violent Crimes: Do More Happen in the Day or Night?
Those of us who have lived in Terre Haute, Indiana are familiar with Indiana State University (ISU) and the homecoming happenings surrounding it. What we don't always come to understand are the negative and harmful events that take place on innocent people, like this person's (who we'll call Jane Doe for her privacy): I was… Continue reading Never Again!™ Never!™ Jane Doe’s Self-defense Story: