Author: Disarm & Disable

Have you seen the news today?

I never thought I would see it, but we are living in unprecedented times.  We are seeing times where up is down, left is right, right is wrong and things seem to be upside down.  News stations may not report the news, they may do things to sensationalize the news.  I believe that whichever news

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Deadly Road Rage

On July 17, 2021, one man found himself being shot at while driving his car on a Houston, Texas freeway.  The man who aimed a handgun and fired shots at him apparently did so with no provocation. Fortunately, the man (nor anyone else) was not struck and able to escape the danger. A video surfaced of

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Shootings on the Uptick

Perhaps it’s just me, or has there been a significant increase in shootings since January of 2021?  Personally, I believe there has been.  We have seen an unprecedented amount of attacks on law enforcement. Examples: May 16, 2021 in the Lawndale area of Chicago, IL; March 5, 2021 in New York; and June 21, 2021

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Helping Others

As we continue to climb out of the Pandemic’s lockdown, people throughout our country are displaying either their mental illness or lack of humanity for their fellow human beings.  Over the last month, I have heard story after story where innocent people are randomly attacked, with little or no provocation where they were seriously hurt

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Serial Defense

Serial Murder cases have gripped not only our nation but the entire world.  For decades, killers and sex offenders have made their ugly mark on society by abducting, sexually assaulting and killing men, women, and children, all for their own sick and twisted pleasure. We may have  heard the most infamous names: Albert DeSalvo, Angelo Buono,

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The Crime vacation is over

Now that the COVID-19 appears to be moving more into the background than the foreground, notice that certain types of crimes are more prevalent now than they have been in the not too distant past. In the month of March, there were at least two Active Shooting cases and one case that was averted. The

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In your mind’s eye…

Using your mind to conceive or see a movement or technique will allow you to practice when you are not only working with a partner, but when you are alone.  You must be able to see how your body works before you can develop this aspect.  As a yoga practitioner, and during the early part

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Two equal parts of Self-defense

Just as the Yin Yang symbol illustrates, the study of self-defense requires two separate but equal parts.  The physical part of self-defense requires a student learn the movements necessary to defend themselves against a violent attack.  Students practice these movements often so they become an “automatic” response to an attack. Students must also learn the

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Peace through Internal Strength

I am scheduled to speak to a group on personal safety in late January 2021.  The topic is:  What can a person do if they are alone, or with a couple of friends when out in public and are confronted by a group bent on causing conflict? From the past year, the concern on this

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Stay focused, stay productive, stay positive!

Many people are having a difficult time coping during this time.  For some, it’s the lockdowns, lack of school attendance and job loss that COVID-19 and it’s related issues have thrust upon them. For others it could be the season that sometimes brings out the best and worst in us.  There are a whole host

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2020 Holiday Season Tips

The holiday season is quickly approaching, but this year is different than any other year is our history.  With the COVID-19 issues, each state has their own restrictions and how they “prefer” each person and their household to comply.  These “rules” may be vastly different from how each household has previously conducted family gatherings.  Between

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Wrong place, wrong time!

For the past several months, some places have experienced social unrest.  That unrest can quickly devolve into a full-blown riot where violent criminal acts take place sometimes without warning. People in the vicinity can be caught up in the moment to either become part of the criminal act or targeted victims. People can be curious

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