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Everyone Has A Dark Side

Posted in Quotes and Articles with tags , , on May 4, 2013 by ctkwingchun

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Headphones On

Posted in Martial Arts and Training with tags , , , on September 7, 2012 by ctkwingchun

Alan Watts.

Eric Thomas.

Tony Robbins.

Aesop Rock.

The Grouch.

El-P.

But not when I’m walking to my car in the dark after work.  It takes more than just peering into reflections of windows at night.  When they come at you and ask you for a cigarette, rolly papers or a tenner so they can ‘go buy their insulin.’

CTK

Simple Street Survival Tips

Posted in Martial Arts and Training, Strategy and Psychology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on April 25, 2012 by His Dark Side

“Concerning nonviolence, it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.” Malcolm X

SIMPLE SURVIVAL TIPS

  • ESCAPE, ESCAPE, ESCAPE.

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  • Make a commitment, to yourself right now that no matter what happens you will survive.

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  • Look into the back of your vehicle for movement before you open the door and get in.

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  • After getting into your car lock the doors. ***

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  • Carry a visible object in your hand, like an umbrella, a rolled newspaper, or a pen, which is visible from a distance and can look threatening.

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  • Do not walk with hands in your pockets, with headphones on, looking at the ground.

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  • If you are suspicious of someone, try to get a clear view and take a mental picture of him, how he looks and what he is wearing.

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  • Use your common sense.

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  • Carry a cell phone and consider attaching a small torch to your keys.

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  • Try to maintain some level of fitness. Practice sprinting.

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  • Don’t be scared of offending people think ‘my safety first, your feelings second.’

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  • Make arrangements for pick up and drop off, time etc., before you head out.

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  • Travel with trustworthy company, rather than alone.

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  • Assaults on women tend to be carried out in isolated places. Do not allow yourself to be moved. Stay in a reasonably populated place.

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  • Use visualization drills as mental preparation.

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  • Do not tolerate any abuse, take action immediately.

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  • Close and lock doors and windows.

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  • Keep keys in you hand on the approach to a vehicle. Do not fumble with keys when you get to your vehicle.

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  • Get to know your neighbours and set up a watch scheme if you are away from home for prolonged periods.

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  • Do not confront suspicious people on your own.

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  • You have a duty to educate your children on the realities of life.

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  • Any action should be simple, direct and explosive.

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  • If it is clear that an assailant only wants your purse, sacrifice it. However, does the assailant ONLY want your purse?

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  • With some imagination and basic understanding of body mechanics, most things can be used as weapons.

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  • Quickly assess the aggressor and make an assessment. Is he mentally impaired, drunk, high? Take the appropriate action.

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  • Remember that most people are good.

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  • Do not rely on the goodness of people to intervene if you are being attacked.

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  • Do not jog or walk alone. If you do, vary your route and time.

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  • Capitalise on any opportunity to get away.

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  • Gouge his eyes, hit his throat.

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  • Carry bags with long straps which can be worn across the body. The bag should be tucked under your arm.

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  • Ask yourself, if you had to, could you run in the shoes you are wearing?

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  • If you are suspicious of someone near you, move away.

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  • If you are being choked you have 4 to 8 seconds before you pass out. React immediately.

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  • If taken to the ground, get up.

***John David Guise Cannan, the British serial killer and rapist attacked many of his victims just as they were putting the keys into the ignition. He would yank the door open and shove his victim into the passenger seat.

The Truth About Violence

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on November 9, 2011 by His Dark Side

http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/the-truth-about-violence/

The Truth About Violence

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on August 1, 2010 by His Dark Side

http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/truth-about-violence/

Doctrine of Violence

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on March 25, 2010 by His Dark Side

Cold (met with scornful contempt)
Snide comments behind my back… insults about me, my profession, my family or my home… challenges to fight… being called a coward… insults against Bruce Lee (R.I.P.)… idolatry of traditional martial arts…

Warm (met with verbal warnings suggestive of impending action)
insults about my race, or remarks about my family with racial undertones… insults about my brothers’ disability (Downs Syndrome)… bullying of any kind… posturing through spoken or body language…

Hot (met with profane hostile language and persuasive action designed to control and subdue)
threats of violence towards me or my family… damage and/or theft of my property… bringing poison such as alcohol, drugs or cigarettes into my home…

Boiling Point (met with violent action indicative of an overt desire to cause pain)
hurting my family… attacking me… invading my dwelling place… any deviant action which a reasonable mind would have rationally contemplated me having an extreme violent reaction to…

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