It seems there is an increased interest in learning
about fighting on the street. I base that on the number of emails
we get on the subject.
Street fighting for the purpose of learning how
to pick fights or to gang fight is not our interest. So when
I get these type of emails I never even respond. Some, however,
are really interested in self defense or responding to a street
attack or fight.
Learning fighting techniques for the street can
be a diverse issue. Winning
on the Street is an interesting example. The ads for that
product either get rave reviews or hate letters. Most of these
come from martial artists who believe their martial arts techniques
will always work in a street confrontation.
Most of us have heard of black belts fighting
someone on the street and getting their butt kicked. This is
sometimes due to their false security that their dojo fighting
techniques will really work in real self defense.
Most martial artists are not familiar with adrenal
stress conditioning. They have never trained under duress so
when a real fighting situation occurs they are shocked to find
they cannot access their multi-step, fine motor coordination
techniques. Read more about street fighting and self