“I’ve seen a lot of conflicting theories and approaches for a whole range of ‘attacks’ somebody may use. It seems that there is a different counter required for every possible technique an attacker may come at us with! If this were true, it would make the area of Self Protection a very complicated field… Luckily, there ARE some smart people out there who simplify things and make them more likely to succeed under pressure.”
Brian Kagen is an avid web researcher with a particular interest in martial arts. His training background includes both judo and aikido. He has contributed hundreds of article links over the years for AJ readers.