This was a short “scratch-the-surface” talk on just a few of the important concepts and principles developed by Tony Blauer and Gavin de Becker that we cover in our Personal Defense Readiness and Personal Protective Measures courses. Important principles that are rarely covered by conventional martial art based personal defense programs.
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About Michael Tucker
Shidoshi Tucker has over 24 years experience in martial arts and self defense and is the chief instructor at Magic City Dojo. He currently holds an 9th degree black belt in Budo Taijutsu, is a Personal Protective Measures Level 1 Instructor, and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. He has worked as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense while training soldiers and DOD personnel before deployment to high-threat environments in hand-to-hand combatives, improvised weapons, pistol and carbine shooting, and tactical driving. He continually studies how human movement, behavior, psychology, physiology, and training methodology relate to the practice of martial arts and surviving violence.