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Street Stories: Calm, Control & Restraint
By Gary Gabelhouse

Very few of us have the need actually to use our martial-arts training in a stressful situation, but recently I had the opportunity to test what I have learned.

Five Dollars
By Jeff Brooks

A true life confrontation with muggers proved also to be an internal confrontation with the self.

Street Stories: A Loud Voice And Assertive Attitude
By Timothy J. Schutte

Being yelled at by a guy in a wheelchair was enough to scare off this robber.

Street Stories: Quick Reactions On A Street In Paris
By Bruce E. Miller

When an assailant tried to set me up for a mugging on a street in Paris my training paid off.

Lessons From Las Vegas: Security Guard Attacked By A Gang
By Christopher Caile

A recent violent gang attack proved that you can lose more than your money and innocence in Los Vegas. The lessons from this attack are many.

Be Careful Who You Attack
By Christopher Caile

An important lesson is to be careful of your judgments. A person who looks frail might not be. If someone doesn?t look like he can fight or resist you might just be very, very wrong.

The 100 Year Old Surprise
By Christopher Caile

A bunch of ruffians intent on robbery got the surprise of their life from one senior citizen.

Martial Mania: Some New Year?s Resolutions
By George Donahue

Here are some New Year?s resolutions that you should find easy to carry out, rather than to ignore, in part because they are mostly stuff you can stop doing.

The Wisdom of Youth
By Scott Kelley

In trying to answer a simple question about fighting I found that my eight year old nephew had a better answer than I did.

The Power Of A Money Clip
By Christopher Caile

You may not always be able to thwart an armed robbery but with a little forethought you can at least minimize the consequences.

Momentary Loss of Awareness: A True Life Consequence
By Christopher Caile

On the street even a momentary loss of awareness can result in big trouble. Here is a true life example.

Beware the Ambush
By Christopher Caile

Most of the time you can't avoid a sudden, unprovoked and violent mugging, especially if you don't see it coming. But sometimes you can.

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