Tim Larkin

WHATS MISSING IN ALL SELF PROTECTION TRAINING & WHY THE MEDIA LIKES IT THAT WAY

I did a great interview with Brett McKay from the Art of Manliness this week. I share it with you in this article. Wanted you to really focus on what’s most important when it comes to your self-protection, and the interview I did with Brett really highlights the one key that everybody is forgetting, and …

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SELF DEFENSE TRAINING: KILLING WITH RULES

During self defense training, you learn that there are stark differences between competition and killing. And yet, when it comes to making the distinction, I’ve found that some people have a hard time differentiating one from the other. A common comment I hear from competitors (whether in boxing, karate or mixed martial arts) is that …

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SELF PROTECTION QUESTION: HOW CAN I JUSTIFY THE USE OF VIOLENCE?

Tobias from Sweden writes in this self protection question: “I find myself agreeing more and more about your specific way of thinking when it comes down to surviving life-or-death self-defense situations, especially in regards to the fact that the bad guys don’t operate by the laws of society and therefore, in survival, neither can we. …

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SELF-PROTECTION MENTALITY: I WAS PREOCCUPIED WITH WHAT I WAS GOING TO DO TO HIM

My friend’s wife came back from grocery shopping this weekend with a chilling story and insight into her own self-protection mentality: A man stalked her in the remote parking lot behind the store. Now, the story obviously had a good outcome— nothing happened—but it was the way she talked about it, what was important to …

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INTIMIDATION DURING SELF PROTECTION IS A SUCKER’S GAME

Human societies are fascinated with strength and power. Obvious personal power especially — height, musculature, and a hair-trigger willingness to do violence or self protection are eternally impressive to us. We all desire what those attributes grant those who have them: to be respected, to inspire awe, and perhaps fear. When we are intimidated, we …

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