THIS is How You Beat the S#!+ Out of a Mugger With a Pen [STEP-BY-STEP]

If you’re not familiar with the self-defense value of the “tactical pen,” it’s understandable that you might scoff at the whole concept. We did when we first saw those two words next to one another. Despite the old adage, the pen is mightier than the sword, it seems ridiculous to think of writing as a “tactical” discipline. Isn’t a bit outlandish to demand that even your writing utensils must be made for combat scenarios? Martial Arts Origins Well, you might be surprised to find out is that the tactical pen has it’s roots in Jiu-Jitsu. In fact, it’s quite a […]

7 Highly Effective Self-Defense Weapons That Don’t Go BANG

When it comes to self-defense, there’s a reason that the police, secret service, military police and FBI all carry sidearms. Firearms are the overwhelming favorite among security professionals as well they should be. Unfortunately, civilians aren’t always offered the same access to self-defense tools that government officials are given. Even with the Second Amendment enshrined in the US Constitution, some cities virtually prohibit the possession of firearms within their jurisdiction. Likewise, many states have laws the oppose carrying firearms. If you happen to live in one of these cities or states (often both), you may need to be innovative in […]

7 Highly Effective Self-Defense Weapons That Don’t Go BANG

When it comes to self-defense, there’s a reason that the police, secret service, military police and FBI all carry sidearms. Firearms are the overwhelming favorite among security professionals as well they should be. Unfortunately, civilians aren’t always offered the same access to self-defense tools that government officials are given. Even with the Second Amendment enshrined in the US Constitution, some cities virtually prohibit the possession of firearms within their jurisdiction. Likewise, many states have laws the oppose carrying firearms. If you happen to live in one of these cities or states (often both), you may need to be innovative in […]

Why You Need a Tactical Pen (Don’t Laugh)

A while back, I was birthday shopping for a friend who had a wish list saved on Amazon. One item on his list made me laugh out loud… It was a “tactical pen.” Now I’ve heard of some really esoteric survival concepts, but the idea of a “tactical pen!?” I just could fathom it. Less than a year later, I’ve fully changed my mind. I am a tactical pen convert, and there’s a very simple reason for this: Tactical pens are allowed in secured areas where knives, guns, and even credit card knives are prohibited. Tactical Pen 101 If you’re […]