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    Funny, I haven't posted for ages either, and I...

    Funny, I haven't posted for ages either, and I also had password trouble. I was popping by every now and then and not seeing much that drew my interest but seeing how Kit has re-upped I figured I...
  2. Thread: Use of Sageo

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    Speculating about usage as a tourniquet : I...

    Speculating about usage as a tourniquet : I imagine that it would be more effective if the sageo was wrapped around the limb as many times as possible? Otherwise I suppose an extremely narrow...
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    Kit, Thanks, I hadn't known about those. ...

    Kit,

    Thanks, I hadn't known about those.

    Haven't been able to log in to e-budo from my computer but as it turns out it still works on my old laptop. Glad to see that you are posting.
  4. Thread: Questionable PM

    by allan
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    Chris, I got the same message and reported it...

    Chris,

    I got the same message and reported it to the mods.

    Al
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    Hyakutake-san, Are you still living in the...

    Hyakutake-san,

    Are you still living in the Phillipines? Rurally?

    Regards,
    Al
  6. South African police officer on counter-ambush strategies for police

    https://marcuswynne.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/guest-post-random-thoughts-on-counter-ambush-for-police/

    Quite an interesting read. The bit about how US SWAT focuses on containing threat while SA...
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    Kata, I like it. Incidentally, in the interview I...

    Kata, I like it. Incidentally, in the interview I heard, Thompson also mentions the structure in terms of kata although he did not emphasize the flexibility and fluidity aspects as you do. It came...
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    I am very happy with my classic Seiko Sk007 that...

    I am very happy with my classic Seiko Sk007 that I acquired about 2 years ago. About the most economical of the Seiko dive watches AFAIK and with Vietnam-era styling. Simple.
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    Well that partly answers the question I had about...

    Well that partly answers the question I had about Kit's opinion of Verbal Judo. I just listened to a recording of a talk with the author, Thompson, and it seemed to me that it could offer some...
  10. Thread: In Harm's Way

    by allan
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    Well this is some good news to wake up to....

    Well this is some good news to wake up to. Looking forward to digging right in. I really got a lot out of your previous writings.
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    I am out of the loop so the information about the...

    I am out of the loop so the information about the Gyofukan is news to me. Tony is an outstanding teacher, and an awesome guy.
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    Hi Sam, I am left-handed and had to learn to...

    Hi Sam,

    I am left-handed and had to learn to do everything right-handed. The only time I ever saw this done differently was with a very senior practitioner of Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu in Japan who...
  13. Gracie Breakdown just released a video on this: ...

    Gracie Breakdown just released a video on this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlpX1DwEB1k

    They don't make any suggestions for how things could have been handled differently so as far as an...
  14. Hi Ed. I have a couple of questions for you. 1)...

    Hi Ed. I have a couple of questions for you.
    1) Do you think the tactical decisions you made in your real life encounters where good ones, or could have been better, or were inappropriate?

    2) As...
  15. Agreed, absolutely. OTOH I feel like the tone of...

    Agreed, absolutely. OTOH I feel like the tone of discussion could be different in this venue so I thought I'd run it by the board. Unfortunately there seems to be very limited participation here...
  16. Training: How do you make martial arts work in the real world?

    Amongst people that I respect there seems to be two contrasting camps amongst practitioners of real world defensive tactics:

    Camp 1) practice your wrestling/boxing/jits/shooting and occasionally...
  17. Kit, Thanks for putting detail (and time!)...

    Kit,

    Thanks for putting detail (and time!) into your analysis. Good stuff.

    Do you find that many patrol officers wear knee protection? Or is that pretty much only a SWAT thing?

    Another...
  18. Officer involved in entangled fight on ground with taser deployment

    Search goes bad. Officer ends up on ground with subject with officer maintaining a mount position. Manages to deploy taser. Loses half the items on his belt in the process.

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    Certainly not enough control to prevent him from drawing and firing.

    A positive take away: those officers both kept fighting after being shot/shot at and at no point gave up the fight (once they...
  20. Cayce, SC incident caught on dashcam with good sound recording too.

    I do not know the context of what initiated the encounter.

    As for what is on the footage, the Sergeant seems to be conducting himself with a good deal of consideration for the subject and...
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    An increasing number of shooters bring a...

    An increasing number of shooters bring a tourniquet, combat gauze, etc. to the range when they practice. It seems like one ought to consider doing the same for home practice of iaido or kenjutsu or...
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    Todd, I have looked at it twice and I do not...

    Todd,

    I have looked at it twice and I do not see how the linked article provides the alternative, and I also do not see how it even addresses Kit's question about "What should officers do when an...
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    And it seems that, as with the discussion on...

    And it seems that, as with the discussion on cynicism, it comes down to individual officers pursuing these attributes on their own and with whomever else shows up to do the work. Once-in-awhile...
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    Kit, That was interesting to watch and listen...

    Kit,

    That was interesting to watch and listen to their analysis (though not so much the marketing as you warned us).

    What do you (and other readers of course please chime in) identify as the...
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    Kit, Thanks for your elaboration of the Blue...

    Kit,

    Thanks for your elaboration of the Blue Courage project. That little Bill Clinton bit is priceless. I think that a strong focus on developing and maintaining positive and productive attitudes...
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