One of of my good friends forwarded
an article by John Farnam, a trainer we both hold in the highest
I hope you'll agree, Mr.
Farnam's article is slam on the point, and a great way to to start
off the New Year.
On that subject, I
hope you all have a safe and prosperous New Year.
Where is "Safety?"
A student asks:
“I’m in my 70s. When I’m the victim of an unprovoked attack by a
younger, bigger, stronger person(s) who is using only his fists,
elbows, knees, and/or shod feet, how much of a pummeling am I
expected to absorb, and for how long, before I employ deadly force
in order to stop the attack and thus prevent myself from being
We have seen several instances where a single blow from a fist to an
unprotected head proved fatal, many others where such a blow caused
permanent, disabling injury and/or disfigurement.