Aim High Academy of Martial Arts – self defense and community

Here at Defensive Planet, I’m big on self defense. I believe that martial arts practice is a vital part of that, and that everyone should have access to self defense training. In this second installment of my Charity Spotlight series, I’m going to feature Aim High Academy of Martial arts, a non-profit martial arts training center out of Beaverton, OR. …

How to protect your knuckles when boxing?

Have you ever injured your knuckles while punching a punching bag or while boxing? Don’t worry. It happens to everyone who’s into boxing, kickboxing, or other martial arts at some point. However, there are a few things that you can do to protect your knuckles while boxing in the future. This article will give you some quick tips on what …

How to use a Pocket Knife for Self Defense

One of the most popular self defense tools is a pocket knife. They’re convenient, easy to carry, and quite effective with the right training. Check out my post for more info on things to think about before carrying your knife for self defense purposes.

Choosing the best martial art for beginners

Knowing a good martial art is a vital skill for any person. If you’re a beginner, you want to choose something that will be effective AND fun. Check out my top picks in this post!