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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Silliness reigns in teaching weapons defense

I just saw something very silly by someone who shall remain nameless because I’m gonna criticize him.  He’s a self-defense instructor and was teaching what to do when somebody pulls a knife on you.  His technique completely ignored 3 things:  … Continue reading

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getting mugged–a tip

If you are being mugged and there is no gun, give them your wallet.  But don’t just hand it to them.  And don’t throw it in their face–flip it down to the ground at about a 45 degree angle.  Their … Continue reading

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Insurance

Seems a little odd for me to be writing about insurance in this blog, but that’s what protection can get you into.  Anyway, be sure you have the right kind of insurance for your business.  Not just regular liability insurance … Continue reading

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footprint your babies

I was reading about some of the missing and later recovered children recently and 1 thing I noticed.  Sometimes it can be hard to prove the child is yours.  Especially if it has been several years.  Well, keep in mind … Continue reading

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fingerprint your kids

When my girls were little 1 thing we did was fingerprint them when they were about 5.  Most of the police departments will do this for you.  You just get the prints and put them in the vault.  If you … Continue reading

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I love digital cameras on phones

Kids love cell phones and almost all phones these days come with little cameras attached.  Do you have a teenager with a cell phone?  Want to know what they are doing?  Do you have trust issues?  Call the kid and … Continue reading

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Everything can be a weapon

I just love going on a plane.  They search you for all kinds of weapons.  But they never get the truly dangerous stuff like No. 2 pencils, pens, toothbrushes etc. etc.  After all, in prison they turn toothbrushes, razors, all … Continue reading

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Walking the wall

I was out late a couple of nights ago and had to walk several blocks to my car.  One of the streets was dark–a lot of big trees were blocking the lights (and there weren’t many of those either).  And … Continue reading

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Balance is good

I can always get a laugh when I try to show people how American men walk.  They have 2 ways of walking: 1) Military, chest out, chin tucked in, shoulders square, back stiff.  They will fall over if they have … Continue reading

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Groups

It seems obvious to me, but I guess it’s not.  Don’t walk between a group of people.  Don’t let a group of people walk up and around you.  If you can’t figure out why this is a really bad idea, … Continue reading

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