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By Jesse Fray
July 18, 2008
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More adults are attending karate classes after hearing about crime in the community.
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Perhaps, but this school does teach several very effective close-quarters weapons disarmament techniques, including knives and guns.
As a recently minted blackbelt in Taekwondo, let me be the first to say that all that training will not make me able to block or to dodge a bullet.
I'll, personally, stick to not looking for trouble and doing my best to not put myself in dangerous situations. I've found them to be quite effective, and much cheaper than carrying around a small arsenal.
madmike - if the power of attraction holds true - i don't want to be at the nice restaurant on the same evening as you and your spouse - although i'm sure you're both very nice people.
Madmike: Hmm, unarmed attempts to disarm someone, or attempting to draw and fire a weapon when someone already has their pistol aimed at you. I really donÂ't think you fare any better than the one attempting a disarm...
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