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Reality Based Training

Reality Based Training

Many law enforcement officers or security personnel often encounter suspects with knives and don’t really know how to deal with it.

The Glistening Blade

The Glistening Blade

How many times have you not seen or heard of someone being attacked and the choice of weapon was a knife?

Knife Defence Workshop

It was great to have Sensei Clinton visit our dojo in Somerset West and share some of his thoughts on knife defences. As an ex-police officer he has had first hand opportunity to see what works and what doesn’t. One of the most important lessons was how an attacker from region or culture attacks very differently than an attacker from another culture, and how knife attacks (shanking) in the prisons cannot be translated as a template for what happens in the street.