You’ve Changed

I posted an image earlier this week to the Instagram page for The Kamiwaza Podcast that had a caterpillar and a butterfly drinking coffee at a table.  The caterpillar tells the butterfly “You’ve changed” The butterfly responds “We’re supposed to.” #micdrop In life, we’re supposed to adapt, and change, and move on to new things.…

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No One Respects Free

Everybody loves free stuff. I mean, what is better than receiving something in return for nothing?  The problem is, more often than not, we don’t really respect free. There’s no skin in the game so why would we? If you’re not invested, emotionally or financially, there’s no real reason to be committed or broken by…

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Tip of the Spear

So we just completed week two of a Six Week Defensive Handgun Class I put together to introduce good shooting habits and concealed carry concepts to shooters of all ability levels. I have been thinking about doing this course for a very long time, ever since my friend Todd Fossey kind of opened my eyes…

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Getting Back On the Horse

“It’s not how many times you get knocked down that count, it’s how many times you get back up.” George Custer It’s been a few weeks since I have written an article. Well that’s not completely true, I started writing a pretty intense article a week ago, got interrupted half way through and haven’t found…

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ASR/RAK Defense: What About the Rifle?!?!

We always get questions why we predominantly use handguns and knives in our ASR classes for drilling. The simple answer is that it is significantly more complicated to defend against a handgun in close quarters than a rifle, and since time is definitely a limiting factor, we want people to address the more complex problem,…

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Valley Drop from 2-on-1 to Ashi

Taking a look at a very simple Valley Drop I hit a lot from the Russian Arm or 2-on-1 position (which we are big on in our self defense programs here at Endeavor). When I am in the midst of my leg lock days, I use this takedown to setup the Ashi positions. Both are…

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