Category Archives: Psychology

Combat psychology

Look Them Straight In The Eye . . . . . Or Should You?

When confronted by an attacker, people often say “look em straight in the eye”. But doing this can leave you vulnerable to a low attack or an attack from a second assailant. So what do you do. Continue reading

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Martial Arts & Psycho Cybernetics (Part 2)

Another look at how the book Psycho Cybernetics relates to martial arts training. Continue reading

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Martial Arts & Psycho Cybernetics: Train For A Crisis

Psycho Cybernetics is a fascinating self development book which has a lot to teach martial artists. One chapter looks at preparing for a crisis. Violent assault is a crisis, so what can this book teach us about how to prepare for it. Continue reading

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Women’s Self Protection: Primal Instincts

Women’s social conditioning does not do them any favours when it comes to self protection. However, if they can overcome that conditioning, many woud be amazed at what women are actually capable of. Continue reading

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Who The F*** You Looking At? (Part 2)

Second part of the popular article on the effects of adrenalin on martial arts training. Continue reading

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