It’s difficult to imagine a single piece of gear more closely associated with survival than the knife. Even under the most difficult of circumstances, a good cutting edge serves many purposes, and can help accomplish a multitude of necessary life-saving tasks. While there’s no such thing as a perfect blade for all occasions, it’s important to understand, and fully appreciate, that your survival may one day depend on your knife’s ability to perform well. When the stakes are th
IMPORTANCE OF COORDINATION FOR KIDS. A child’s physical coordination will ultimately have a bearing on his skill level in sports, academic performance and even attitudes about school and education, found a report by Lori A. Smith, president of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. That’s why it is important for kids to have structured games and activities throughout the day that present coordination exercises. With your help, your chil
You’re at dinner with your wife, and you’ve just surprised her with an early anniversary gift. Her eyes light up and you think, “yep, I’ve still got it.” You leave the restaurant together, holding hands with fingers interlaced as you make your way through the parking lot. An armed man waits in the shadows, stalking you from behind when suddenly, he trains a gun on you and your wife… …“Give me your wallet and your keys!” His hands are trembling and his erratic movements make y
There is virtually no other martial art system or style, internal or external, that has combined and seamlessly integrated the whole pantheon of martial art fighting techniques in one package as effectively as bagua zhang(ba gua chang/pakua chang). In bagua zhang, you can hit a person with an open hand, a fist or a push. You can hit with your hand, head, shoulder or any other part of your body. You can punch straight ahead, in a round fashion or from every conceivable angle.
Why do you own a gun? The obvious answer is to protect yourself and those you love from an attacker who poses a lethal threat, right? But are you training the right way for the threat you’re most likely to face? Reports of real close-quarters attacks reveal that when it comes to facing an armed attacker intent on taking your life, you’re in much more danger from a knife attack than from someone armed with a gun. Don’t believe me? Here are… 5 Reasons A Knife Can Be More Danger