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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. Tactical bulletproof vest

    Started by Lionround, September 14th, 2019 05:47 PM
    armor, bullet, bulletproof, case, clip, fire, god, jacket, lot, news, police, products, protection, require, safe, shot, survived, tac, tactical, test, vest, watch
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 252
    wrongrecroom
    October 17th, 2019, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  2. Spring breakers fight off would-be robbers and take their gun

    Started by Siam, March 30th, 2019 09:30 AM
    arm, attempted, broward, bullet, criminal, defense, emp, encounter, environment, fire, guard, gunman, jacket, law, loaded, murder, ops, pocket, require, robber, robbers, robbery, self-defense, sheriff, shoot, shot, shoulder, spring, stabbed, survive, tac, target, threatened, threats, trigger, watch
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 577
    Buku Ringo
    September 27th, 2019, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  3. What is the best martial art for self defense?

    Started by Security Adviser, June 5th, 2019 03:23 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,190
    RightsEroding
    July 12th, 2019, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  4. Edge of Hand

    Started by 1MoreGoodGuy, February 8th, 2019 05:06 PM
    army, attacked, bear, combat, edge, favorite, force, hand, instructor, open, punch, small, target, targets, technique, trained, training, watch, weapons, wwi
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 762
    DefenderRing
    March 27th, 2019, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  5. Learning Self Defense Barefoot?

    Started by D_Fr, November 4th, 2018 06:30 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    accuracy, control, defense, environment, home, instructor, jury, lot, maintenance, martial, martial arts, mma, open, personal, personal defense, prevent, private, protection, restricted, review, self defense, self-defense, small, speed, tac, train, training, unarmed
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,470
    welder516
    January 3rd, 2019, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  6. My Current EDC

    Started by Mike1956, July 7th, 2018 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,269
    Mike1956
    October 1st, 2018, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Looking for training partner in NC

    Started by Isaiah90, April 19th, 2018 08:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,503
    OldVet
    May 20th, 2018, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  8. General Martial Arts Training Thread

    Started by DingBat, June 27th, 2016 01:03 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 6,537
    hackberry
    April 9th, 2018, 06:43 AM Go to last post
  9. Everything Works Sometimes, Nothing Works Sometimes

    Started by Mike1956, September 8th, 2017 04:13 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,421
    jmf552
    April 3rd, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  10. What's your home gym like?

    Started by CDRGlock, April 3rd, 2017 09:39 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 71
    • Views: 5,014
    Siam
    March 21st, 2018, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  11. What do I need to learn?

    Started by Fallsrider, June 15th, 2017 11:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 3,007
    jmf552
    March 17th, 2018, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  12. Self-Defense from antifa?

    Started by TexMex, September 28th, 2017 04:35 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, control, defense, domestic terrorists, editorial, emp, engage, favorite, fed, forced, group, hammer, hand, hollywood, improvised, ken, korea, legal, long, lot, martial, martial arts, media, military, mob, opinion, pepper spray, police, products, protests, rifle, rights, 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: 3,657
    Hammer1270
    March 8th, 2018, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  13. Kentucky road crew just wants to return home safe!!!!

    Started by nlyric, September 28th, 2017 01:19 PM
    altercation, ar, arm, arrested, assailant, assault, battery, card, home, investigation, ken, long, officer, safe, trooper, wave
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 559
    GRCarry
    September 29th, 2017, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  14. How and when to introduce children to martial arts.

    Started by Buku Ringo, September 14th, 2017 12:21 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    america, american, ar, arm, arrested, attempt, awareness, belt, belts, black, children, combat, control, 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, national, negligent, neighborhood, open, personal, prepare, prepared, prevent, private, progressive, protect, rent, research, running, safe, safety, self defense, self-defense, shoulder, situational, situational awareness, small, tac, technique, train, training, unarmed, veteran, watch, white, wwii
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,902
    eagleks
    September 27th, 2017, 03:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Good One

    Started by SatCong, September 24th, 2017 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 523
    welder516
    September 24th, 2017, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  16. Can we find a way to bring this semi-comatose sub-forum back to life?

    Started by Hopyard, September 2nd, 2017 10:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    ar, arm, arms, assailant, attack, attacker, attempt, barrel, beaten, buck, college, control, defender, defense, disarm, drawing, edged, emp, engage, female, force, forum, fun, guard, gunpoint, hand, mma, 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: 2,482
    Hopyard
    September 6th, 2017, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  17. ABC 7 Chicago: How To Beat An Active Shooter

    Started by Kennydale, June 17th, 2017 05:17 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: 1,582
    RightsEroding
    August 3rd, 2017, 07:20 AM Go to last post
  18. Traveling with body armor

    Started by CDRGlock, July 7th, 2017 01:02 PM
    armor, hand, iv, united
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 574
    Kennydale
    July 7th, 2017, 06:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Lightbulb Using Inanimate Objects For Defense

    Started by Wasp, May 30th, 2017 03:35 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, consequences, defense, defensive, edge, fire, firearms, flashlight, forced, forge, fun, guns, hand, home, improvised, inanimate objects as weapons, instructor, law, legal, loaded, long, lot, magazine, media, 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: 2,113
    LimaCharlie
    June 18th, 2017, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  20. Canes and Walking Sticks

    Started by Arejay, July 6th, 2016 01:26 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 3,771
    TRX
    May 31st, 2017, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  21. New heavy bag gloves

    Started by Subhuman, January 23rd, 2017 07:33 PM
    ar, arm, assault, beat, beating, beats, bob, force, hand, home, jacket, lot, martial, media, open, opinion, price, protect, protecting, protection, punch, punching, training
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,016
    luvmy40
    March 31st, 2017, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  22. Basic Theory and Practice of Knife Handling: Vol. 1

    Started by Wasp, July 18th, 2016 11:12 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: 2,729
    Stetson
    March 8th, 2017, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  23. Martial arts student slapped with a felony for knocking guy's teeth out.

    Started by Photon Guy, October 15th, 2016 07:30 PM
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 15
    anti, arms, artist, assailant, assault, attempt, attempting, authorities, ban, beat, bob, business, car, carries, carry class, case, castle doctrine, children, combat, concealed, confront, confrontation, consequences, constitutional carry, control, court, courts, dangerous, deaths, defense, definition, driving, emp, encounter, firearms, flag, force, forum, gun laws, guns, hand, history, home, hot, innocent until proven guilty, internet, judge, judgement, jury, law, law enforcement, legal, license, logic, looting, lot, martial, martial arts, mexico, news, parking, pepper spray, permit, perp, pistol, police, property, prosecutor, protection, punch, rage, range, reading, research, rights, rkba, road rage, running, safe, safety, security, self defense, self-defense, shoot, shooting, shot, states, suspect, target, tent, test, threat, trained, training, unarmed, use of force, vehicle, victim, watch, weapon, weapons, woman
    • Replies: 220
    • Views: 8,896
    Wasp
    March 7th, 2017, 06:04 PM Go to last post

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