The best EDC assisted open knife (6 Top Picks!)

It’s a simple question: Do you often wish you had a knife handy to use in day-to-day life? Your life would be made easier if you had an EDC assisted open knife in your pocket ready for instant use. This, of course, means that it’s usable as a self defense knife, as well. Read on for: Why you might need …

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. …

The best EDC Laptop Bag [My Top 3 Picks!]

EDC. It’s a way of life for some folks (maybe you)! Do you want a bag for everyday use that offers maximum protection for your laptop? This article investigates the best EDC laptop bags available today and explores: Why you need an EDC laptop bag What features you should look for in an EDC laptop bag 3 popular EDC laptop …

What’s the best EDC sling bag? [Top Everyday Carry Picks]

What’s in your EDC? With the growing popularity of both EDC and minimalism, the need for larger bags such as backpacks is down and the demand for compact bags is up! Enter the sling bag, a great choice for your everyday carry bag. In this post, I’ll give my top 3 EDC sling bags, as well as some tips on …

WomenSafe – 38 years of support for domestic violence victims

The world can be a difficult place. That’s why it’s great that there are so many organizations out there fighting to help those who may not be able to help themselves. With that in mind, I want to kick off this series of articles highlighting great charity organizations that I believe are doing great work. My first profile? WomenSafe, an …

Best self defense weapon for protecting your home

Do you feel vulnerable in your own home? Want to be prepared in the event of a home invasion? I understand. Your home can be a safe and secure environment. This article shows: Why you would need a self-defense weapon for home defense What types of self-defense weapons are best for use in the home Our top choices for a …

The best mace for runners [Protect yourself while running!]

Do you feel especially vulnerable while out on your daily run or walk? This article offers common sense help and advice about your safety and the use of self-defense chemical sprays like mace and pepper spray. Read on to learn: Why you should seriously consider carrying a self-defense chemical spray while jogging How to stay safe while running What kind …

The Best Pepper Spray for a woman to carry

It’s just a fact of life: For self defense, the best pepper spray for a woman to carry will be quick, effective, and easy to use. If you are in the market for a pepper spray for yourself as a woman, or if you are looking to buy it for someone else, you want to make sure you are getting …

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 …