CLP07 – The Problem with Real World Experience & Self-Defense Expertise w/ Ben from Redbeard Combatives

My guest today is Ben from Redbeard Combatives, a 2nd degree black belt in BJJ in the Carlson Gracie lineage and an experienced trainer for both the U.S. Government and Private Security sectors. In this episode, Ben draws on his 15+ years conducting trainings to reveal the potential weaknesses of what’s often called “real world… Continue reading CLP07 – The Problem with Real World Experience & Self-Defense Expertise w/ Ben from Redbeard Combatives

CLP05 – Why Combat Sports are Better for Self-Defense (Even Weapons Defense) w/ Ward Hiney

My guest today is Ward Hiney, a self-defense instructor at Endeavor Defense & Fitness and a Krav Maga black belt. In this episode we discuss why combat sports are not bad for self-defense. In fact, we go a step further and argue that combat sports are better for self-defense than standard traditional martial arts and… Continue reading CLP05 – Why Combat Sports are Better for Self-Defense (Even Weapons Defense) w/ Ward Hiney