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Ok, a serious blog…I’ll try to keep it short…

A few weeks ago, I posted a message said “Don't be a victim... Stop waiting for men to change...” OMG!!! The crap I caught for it was incredible! I was accused of being sexist. Like I was discriminatory towards all men. So I would like to clarify what I was trying to...

Women’s Self Defense Workshop 10-28-2017

This past Saturday, October 28, 2017, I was so honored to do a women’s self defense workshop hosted by Senator Scott Wilk and Assemblyman Dante Acosta! It was A-mazing! I love it when women have moments when something resonates and it brings a whole new sense of...

If you see something, say something…

Today is the day after the senseless attack in Las Vegas, and I have friends and acquaintances who were there and experienced absolute terror. As of right now, no one I know has been injured or perished, but what they witnessed right in front of them was just...

You’re Either All In, Or All Out…

I was watching my daughter play volleyball the other day, and it occurred to me that in order to be successful at ANYTHING, one has to be 100% committed. Whether it be playing a sport aggressively, achievements in the workplace, and in defending your life if the...

Why Krav Maga and Not Martial Arts?

I peruse the internet a lot, like so many other people, but what I look at is the resumes of other Self Defense instructors. What I see is a lot of traditional martial arts such as Tae Kwon Do, Karate, and Jiu-Jitsu, and a bunch of other martial arts, which were...