Podcast 219 Self Defense Basics: Avoidance

By on January 26, 2018

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Today:  Back to basics of self defense in our modern world. Avoidance could be the most important thing you ever do for your self defense.  You should be working on it everyday. Check out the podcast to get your review of a basics.


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Basic Defensive Outline

  • Avoidance
  • Escape and Evade
  • De-escalation
  • Force
  • Lethal Force

Avoidance Above (almost) All Else

  • Stupid to the Fourth Power (Don’t do stupid things, in stupid places, with stupid people, at stupid times)


  • Anywhere any time
  • Transitional Spaces
  • Home Secure
  • Work Secure
  • Car Secure


  • Same thing same place same life
  • Very Routes
  • Very Times
  • Very locations you go


  • Do you look ready?
  • What are you carrying?
  • How do you carry yourself?


  • It can happen to you
  • Bad guys don’t think like you do
  • Be prepared to use violence
  • Never give up


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Stay Safe,



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