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Hiking … need a Cutting Tool?

When you’re out hiking you need some kind of cutting tool, even if it’s just a small pocket knife that’s better than nothing.  A blade will keep you alive in the woods as you can use it to make anything you need to survive.  The question is, if you have…

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How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

The hiking pack is probably my favorite piece of gear.  There is something about carrying all you need to live and survive on your back that appeals to me.  That is the problem though, you are carrying all that on your back. Sure you might have packed as light as…

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Ruck March

Ruck marching is simple and effective, a great way to work on endurance and muscle and also a useful skill if you ever want to start ultra-long hiking.  Ruck marching is simple and it is lovely, it is painful and wonderful.  All you need is a backpack (hiking pack properly…

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Krav Maga Training

Krav Maga is powerful, efficient, practical self-defense. Krav Maga deals with preventing and neutralizing incoming violent attacks and dealing with the aftermath. In this way it is an intensely practical means of self-protection. It is not a martial art in the classical sense – there are no katas, ritualistic displays, or forms. Rather…

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Self Defense Training

Why self-defense training? There are many reasons for wanting to protect yourself through self-defense. You want to feel safer on the street. You don’t like being intimidated by aggressive people. You want to feel you can protect your partner, family and loved ones. You are a single woman having to deal with deal…

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10 Ways to be a Better Fighter

Expect the best When you expect the best you fill yourself up with positive emotional power and thoughts. Our worst enemy can be our own mind with its doubts and questions. We all struggle with a variety of deep, unconscious fears and negativity which can limit our reach. Start to…

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5 Tips to Improve Your MMA Footwork

MMA training must cover footwork as a foundation form a fighter’s hand to hand combat improvement. Just like boxers, any mixed martial artist or combat sport fighter needs to be light on their feet to attack and evade your opponent. Fighting techniques and octagon strategy will benefit from footwork training and there are…

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The Ninja Sword

When that section of society in Old Japan (peasant farmers?) had evolved into the shadow warriors known as the Ninja, they had developed a variety of useful, practical and devastating hand to hand combat weapons with which to practice the art of assassination and subversive attack. From “Black Eggs” to “Shurikens”, their…

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