Is Toxic the New Black? 7 Things to Know about “Toxic People”

Toxic is HOT. It’s like a designer label everyone is using. But what does it really mean?

6 Empowering Ways to Protect Yourself From Predators

August McLaughlin shares empowering tips from her podcast with therapist Dr. Wendy O’Connor on how we can all keep ourselves safer.

The Alchemy of Martial Arts

Martial arts as spirit, an alchemy of one

Do Guns Improve Safety?

Should guns be used for safety? What do the numbers say?

Good Men Stand up and Help 

Ben Anderson is a man who knows when to take action. He saw a fellow man in need, made a quick and accurate assessment, and didn’t hesitate to act.

“They have every right in the world to defend themselves.”

Violence In The Everyday Lives Of Our Boys

WARNING: Violent Street Fight (Gracie Breakdown)

Rule 1 of how to win a street fight: Avoid the street fight. Rule 2: Know the basics of hand-to-hand survival.

I Box, Therefore I Am (Part One)

Tim Lineaweaver isn’t a violent man, but he learned what is to be gained from learning to box.

Standing With President Obama Against Rape

Stuart Glascock was startled to discover the incredible prevalence of rape, and found a book that put it all into perspective for him.

I Had To Kill A Guy At Work Yesterday

A student explains why he can’t take the midterm tonight.

Hitting My Son

David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.

Symptoms of an Epidemic: Knockout

David Karpel, a father and self-defense instructor, believes the “Knockout Game” is yet another example of how we are failing our boys.

Dad’s Defense: Facing the Dangers

Vincent Daly had a scary encounter while out with his family, and now he has a plan for safety in the face of danger.

Florida to Hold Hearings On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law This Fall

Will Weatherford, the Republican speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives, revealed on Friday that the state’s legislature will hold hearings on its infamous “Stand Your Ground” laws sometime this fall.

The 24 States That Have Sweeping Self-Defense Laws Just Like Florida’s

In Florida, there is no duty to retreat. You can “stand your ground” outside your home. In fact, If self-defense is invoked in Florida, the person is immune from criminal or civil prosecution.

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

Evidently Florida law protects defending yourself against a person you attacked.