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Practical Self-Defense

Practical Self-Defense

It is estimated that the average American will see 200,000 images of violence in the media by the age of 18.  Putting aside the moral implications of this, because that’s a whole other topic, there is another result these images will have on the viewer.  Namely, they will have a completely unrealistic concept of fighting and self-defense.  The vast majority of fights do not include spinning jump kicks, multiple opponents that wait their turn, or anything seen in any Jet Li movie ever.  As entertaining as these fight scenes are, they don’t resemble reality and they can taint one’s approach […]

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