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Forum: Unarmed Personal Defense

While most here would prefer to always be armed, there are circumstances when being armed is either difficult or not permitted. Whether we carry OC spray or mace, a knife or striking instrument, or rely on martial arts and other hand to hand skills we can discuss it here.

  1. My Current EDC

    Started by Mike1956, July 7th, 2018 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 461
    October 1st, 2018, 05:24 PM Go to last post
  2. Looking for training partner in NC

    Started by Isaiah90, April 19th, 2018 07:18 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,158
    May 20th, 2018, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  3. General Martial Arts Training Thread

    Started by DingBat, June 27th, 2016 12:03 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 3,880
    April 9th, 2018, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  4. Everything Works Sometimes, Nothing Works Sometimes

    Started by Mike1956, September 8th, 2017 03:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 760
    April 3rd, 2018, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  5. What's your home gym like?

    Started by CDRGlock, April 3rd, 2017 08:39 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 71
    • Views: 3,421
    March 21st, 2018, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  6. What do I need to learn?

    Started by Fallsrider, June 15th, 2017 10:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,649
    March 16th, 2018, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  7. Self-Defense from antifa?

    Started by TexMex, September 28th, 2017 03:35 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    442, amendment, ammunition, ar, artist, assault, attack, attacked, attacker, attackers, attacking, beaten, belt, brass, brawl, buck, carry, carrying, combat, defense, domestic terrorists, editorial, emp, engage, favorite, fed, forced, group, hammer, hand, hollywood, improvised, ken, korea, legal, long, lot, martial, martial arts, military, mob, opinion, pepper spray, police, products, protests, rifle, riot, rioters, riots, safe, safety, scenario, scenarios, self-defense, shots, sight, surviving, target, targets, tent, terrorists, texas, trained, training, unarmed, war, watch, weapon, weapons
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,295
    March 8th, 2018, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  8. Kentucky road crew just wants to return home safe!!!!

    Started by nlyric, September 28th, 2017 12:19 PM
    altercation, ar, arm, arrested, assailant, assault, battery, card, home, investigation, ken, long, officer, safe, trooper, wave
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 250
    September 29th, 2017, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  9. How and when to introduce children to martial arts.

    Started by Buku Ringo, September 14th, 2017 11:21 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    america, american, ar, arm, arrested, attempt, awareness, belt, belts, black, children, combat, dangerous, defense, emp, forced, forge, forum, fun, group, guard, hammer, home, illegal, instructor, instructors, judgement, judo, korea, law, long, lot, mag, martial, martial arts, music, negligent, neighborhood, open, personal, prepare, prepared, prevent, private, progressive, protect, rent, running, safe, safety, self defense, self-defense, shoulder, situational, situational awareness, small, tac, technique, train, training, unarmed, veteran, watch, white, wwii
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 845
    September 27th, 2017, 02:53 AM Go to last post
  10. Good One

    Started by SatCong, September 24th, 2017 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 203
    September 24th, 2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  11. Can we find a way to bring this semi-comatose sub-forum back to life?

    Started by Hopyard, September 2nd, 2017 09:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ar, arm, arms, assailant, attack, attacker, attempt, barrel, beaten, buck, college, defender, defense, disarm, drawing, edged, emp, engage, female, force, forum, fun, guard, gunpoint, hand, protect, require, required, rifle, rob, scenario, semi, shoot, shooter, shoulder, slide, small, suspect, sword, terrorist, texas, train, trained, unarmed, upper, vehicle, watch, weapon, weapons
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,023
    September 6th, 2017, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  12. ABC 7 Chicago: How To Beat An Active Shooter

    Started by Kennydale, June 17th, 2017 04:17 PM
    ar, attempt, attempting, beat, carry, carrying, concealed, concealed carry, concealed carry permit, emp, hand, home, instructor, ken, law, martial, martial arts, permit, pistol, policy, protection, required, safe, safety, scenario, shooter, shooters, shot, tac, terrorist, training, unarmed, victim, war, watch, weapon
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,143
    August 3rd, 2017, 06:20 AM Go to last post
  13. Traveling with body armor

    Started by CDRGlock, July 7th, 2017 12:02 PM
    armor, hand, iv, united
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 345
    July 7th, 2017, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  14. Lightbulb Using Inanimate Objects For Defense

    Started by Wasp, May 30th, 2017 02:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    airplane, always carry, ammo, arm, arms, auto, backpack, belt, blade, blades, blasted, bullet, camper, car, carry, case, concealed carry signs, defense, defensive, edge, fire, firearms, flashlight, forced, forge, fun, guns, hand, home, improvised, inanimate objects as weapons, instructor, law, legal, loaded, long, lot, magazine, military, ops, pocket, police, powder, prepared, scenario, self defense, sharp, sharpener, small, tac, tactical, tactical pen, training, unarmed, Unarmed Defense, war, watch, weapon, weapons, what do I do when I can't carry, white
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,351
    June 18th, 2017, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  15. Canes and Walking Sticks

    Started by Arejay, July 6th, 2016 12:26 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,244
    May 31st, 2017, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  16. New heavy bag gloves

    Started by Subhuman, January 23rd, 2017 06:33 PM
    ar, arm, assault, beat, beating, beats, bob, force, hand, home, jacket, lot, martial, open, opinion, price, protect, protecting, protection, punch, punching, training
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 620
    March 31st, 2017, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  17. Basic Theory and Practice of Knife Handling: Vol. 1

    Started by Wasp, July 18th, 2016 10:12 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    007, attack, attacked, attacker, attacks, blade, carry, case, clip, concealing, dagger, defense, defensive, disarmed, drawing, edge, edged, emp, favorite, firearms, folder, folders, forum, gunfight, guns, hand, handgun, home, instructor, knife attack, lot, mark, martial, martial arts, open, personal, personal defense, range, retention, running, safe, scales, scenarios, self defense, shoot, shot, shots, small, stabbed, sword, tent, texas, trained, training, unarmed, usmc, watch, weapon, weapons
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,818
    March 8th, 2017, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  18. Martial arts student slapped with a felony for knocking guy's teeth out.

    Started by Photon Guy, October 15th, 2016 06:30 PM
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 15
    arms, artist, assailant, assault, attempt, attempting, authorities, beat, bob, car, carries, carry class, case, children, combat, concealed, confront, confrontation, constitutional carry, court, courts, dangerous, defense, definition, driving, emp, encounter, firearms, flag, force, forum, gun laws, guns, hand, history, home, innocent until proven guilty, internet, judge, judgement, jury, law, law enforcement, legal, license, logic, looting, lot, martial, martial arts, news, parking, pepper spray, permit, perp, pistol, police, prosecutor, protection, punch, rage, range, reading, rkba, running, safe, safety, security, self defense, self-defense, shoot, shooting, shot, suspect, target, tent, test, threat, trained, training, unarmed, use of force, vehicle, victim, watch, weapon, weapons, woman
    • Replies: 220
    • Views: 6,468
    March 7th, 2017, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  19. Severe overestimations about one's capabilities

    Started by Betty, February 12th, 2017 08:26 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,603
    February 16th, 2017, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  20. American Combatives

    Started by molleur, December 13th, 2016 06:31 PM
    america, american, attacking, blade, defense, forces, forged, guard, instructors, law, mossad, ops, reading, self-defense, soldier, special, sword, train, training, unarmed
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,083
    January 18th, 2017, 11:01 AM Go to last post
  21. BullyProof BJJ

    Started by DingBat, November 15th, 2016 03:28 PM
    arms, carrying, defense, favorite, gear, long, prepare, self defense, semi, train, training, watch
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 728
    November 17th, 2016, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  22. Would you help this girl?

    Started by ExactlyMyPoint, November 14th, 2016 03:51 PM
    altercation, america, american, ar, beating, compare, concert, dangerous, defense, female, group, hand, justification, legal, murder, muslims, officer, police, punch, rape, russia, self defense, threat, violent, watch, woman
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 823
    Bad Bob
    November 15th, 2016, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  23. Matter-of-Fact Eleven Year Old

    Started by hackberry, November 12th, 2016 08:25 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ar, encounters, group, hammer, hand, home, jury, lawyer, punched, range, violence, war, woman
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 789
    November 13th, 2016, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  24. When To Hit First

    Started by Badey, November 3rd, 2016 09:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ar, arm, arms, assault, attack, attackers, bear, bullet, card, children, concert, courts, defense, defensive, draw, emp, fanny, fanny pack, forge, hand, home, internet, invade, lawful, legal, lot, mark, officer, pack, personal, pocket, police, products, punch, robbery, self defense, self-defense, shootings, shot, sight, stack, stainless, threat, threatening, victim, watch
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,206
    Photon Guy
    November 5th, 2016, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  25. Any good SD style training for my teen daughter

    Started by Doogie, June 30th, 2016 08:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ar, ars, attack, attacked, attacker, belt, belts, black, college, defense, encounters, female, force, forced, group, guard, hand, home, instructor, instructors, judo, long, lot, martial, martial arts, military, mugging, perp, personal, personal protection, personal safety, police, protection, punch, punching, range, safe, safety, scenario, security, self defense, semi, shooting, small, tac, tactical, target, technique, training, usa, victims, weapons
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 970
    November 4th, 2016, 06:53 AM Go to last post

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