Stick defense training is like other types of training: safety first! Michael Janich advises selecting the proper tools and approaching training with the proper mindset so that you and your partner emerge from a practice session uninjured. What are the advantages and disadvantages of practicing with “live” sticks instead of padded sticks? And how should you train with a “fist load” or short weapon such as a flashlight or kubotan?
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student to develop the ability to train realistically for multiple threats. Too often, students on the range just swing between targets instead of training to break their focus on the first threat and truly assess their environment to find and engage any other threats. Related videos: ProblemWatch Now >>