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Jeffrey Hauck

U.S.
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I would welcome the opportunity to answer questions regarding mixed martial arts (MMA) styles and traditional aspects of Karate, Tae Kwon-Do, and Self-Defense.

Johnny St. Tai

Available
With over 20 years in the Martial Art and combat circle, I can tell you how to train, what to do or not to do in a self defense situation. My trainings included unarmed and weapons, so I can also answer weapon-related questions. I will and can not answer/give legal advice since the law differs from place to place. If you are seeking answers regarding legality issues, best find a lawyer.

Eugene Ming

Philippines
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I can answer questions about the practical aspect of the martial arts, like comparing which martial art systems can work for which people in which situations and how their philosophies can apply even in non combat-situations (like sports for example). Even if you think your question is too weird or too farout I'm the person to ask. I can answer questions about Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Judo, Jeet Kune Do, Tang Soo Do, MMA and Filipino Martial Arts. Martial Arts it`s a way of life for me I'd like it to be a part of yours too.

Eric Jue

U.S.
Available
Can answer questions regarding Jeet Kune Do (JKD), Filipino Martial Arts, Wing Chun Gung Fu, self defense, differences between martial art styles, and instructor referrals in Southern California

Bryan Buckne

U.S.
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I can answer questions about the use, benefits, and effects of pepper spray. I can explain the process of determining the effectiveness of OC (scoville heat unit rating and out of nozzle rating) and provide documented studies that expose the potency of different pepper spray brands. I can answer questions regarding the "myths" about the effectiveness of pepper and a products percentage of OC...etc

Master Guy

Panama
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I have been training for over 30 plus years. But more importantly I am a considerd to be an expert on protection techniques. Ask me anything on these subjects kumite Kata kubodo history and Waza

Peyton Quinn

U.S.
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I can answer questions on actual self-defense for today’s world and contrast the very critical difference between ‘martial arts training’ and actual comprehensive self-defense training. In particular, I have 24 years of experience training people to deal effectively and employ productively the adrenal stress reaction, which is the only thing one can really count on in a true self-defense emergency. I also worked as ‘bouncer” and “cooler” in the seventies and my knowledge is not theoretical but experiential. While my primary experience is in “hand to hand” fighting and training people in this skill, In addition I was employed by a major industry player to conduct terminal ballistic tests on all handgun calibers of all manufacturers and their bullet designs to determine their effectiveness in ‘stopping power”. I have no axes to grind in this field and I just call it as I see it from actual experience and over eight hundred shooting cases I researched in conjunction with my contract to evaluate terminal ballistics (stopping power of handgun loads and calibers)

Dwight Woods

Available
I can answer questions relating to training in Bruce Lee`s martial art philosophy, Jeet Kune Do, and its associated disciplines.

Marc MacYoung

U.S.
Available
Street self-defense, crime avoidance and personal safety

Victor Swindell

U.S.
Available
I can answer General and specific questions about Home Security Measures, Business Security Measure, Personal Self-Defense techniques and devices.

Lyn Bates

Available
Are you being stalked? I can help evaluate the amount of danger you are in, and can provide very specific suggestions for increasing your safety, and for managing your situation.

Nik Farooqui

U.S.
Available
Although I can offer expertise in several areas of "self defense," the following are some frequent questions I often answer. These are just a few examples, and my experience takes me much further than these questions. 1) What exactly is Jeet Kune Do and how does it apply to today's self defense? 2) What is women's role in martial arts/self defense and why should they learn? 3) What kind of things can I do to AVOID combative situations? 4) Is there a particular art or style that I should know? 5) What kind of weapons are involved in self defense tactics? 6) What precautionary measures can I take at home to prevent intrusion? 7) How do I know what techniques I should be using? 8) How will learning self defense change my life beyond just physical gain? 9) How has Jeet Kune Do evolved and why? 10) I've never been in a fight, so why should I train now?

Martial33

U.S.
Available
I will try to answer questions about physically, technical, physiological aspects of hand-to-hand combat, weapons defense and offence, improvised weapons, tactical or situational defense and offence.

Doug Little

U.S.
Available
I can answer questions dealing with armed self defense, crime prevention issues, crime victim avoidance strategies both of a general nature and specifically for women, students and seniors. I can also answer questions regarding when the use of force in self defense might be justified. I can also answer questions regarding the use of non-lethal force options in self defense. I cannot answer questions regarding any martial arts techniques or bare hand fighting techniques.

GCH

U.S.
Available
I can answer questions pertaining to personal safety, armed and unarmed self-defense, strategic and tactical planning and considerations having to do with real-world situations. I can also answer questions pertaining to children's safety and self-defense, and women's safety and self-defense. I DO NOT answer questions regarding aspects of oriental martial arts.

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2017-02-21 Finding good biomechanics for blade arts:

An Olympic fencing sword is a toy. It's about as related to actual sword use as kendo is to kenjitsu.    Starting with the 'strip'  you don't sword fight on a straight line. Both fencing and kendo are

2017-02-20 Workplace Bully:

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2017-02-19 Finding good biomechanics for blade arts:

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The short answer is "No."    The longer answer starts with the mechanics of punching vary from punch to punch, style to style. While an open hand strike can be thrown in a manner that resembles many types

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