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The Best Self Defense System : Karate
I know what you are asking yourself right now. You are saying to yourself, Karate is the best self defense system? How can that be? Isn’t it to traditional and unrealistic?
Well the answer is YES and NO!
This last week, I had taken a trip up to the Detroit Michigan area. There was one day while we were up there that I had to go out to the grocery and to get my truck washed. On my way back from the grocery store (but before I got the truck washed) I spotted a Karate school in a strip mall. I thought to myself, well I will go
I am not usually a fan of karate or Mixed Martial Arts, but this time was different.
Upon walking into the school I read a HUGE sign above the mirrors that said ” Know the mental and legal side of self defense OR Go To Jail!”
I was like “Really?” This in a karate school? I was floored!
He said that I changed his entire business and his LIFE!
I was extremely humbled and honored by all of this. To think that what I write actually effects others in a positive way. What a great feeling.
As we talked, I found out that he has completely changed his curriculum to include lectures on most of the topics I have been preaching about. He even enrolled in college and his new goal is to become a lawyer in the self defense area.
We only talked for about 20 minutes before he had to teach another class, and I had to go anyways. But that really opened my eyes to something. And that was Karate is the best self defense system in the world. That, and any other system that teaches the things you need to know. Things like the legal side of violence, self defense psychology and the emotional side of combat, etc..
Until our talk, I honestly believed that karate and other traditional martial arts played absolutely no role in real self defense training. I literally thought they sucked!
But it is not about the style or system of martial arts / self defense that is important. It is what they teach. And with most styles only teaching the physical side, they are giving their students only a very very small part of the puzzle. You NEED to learn other areas like I always talk about.
So really this is a thank you to the man that taught me something very important.
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