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Reality Based Self Defence

I am an ex army officer with a 2 Dan Black Belt in Karate, Black Belt in Unarmed Commando Combat System, instructor  levels in Krav Maga, Law Enforcement & Kapap with background in Boxing, Muay Thai , Jiu Jiu jitsu , Wrestling , Indian Sword & Stick fighting.
 I feel that traditional Martial Arts are not best suited for RBSD (Reality Based Self Defence) not because of their academic importance & heritage but because of their effectiveness in 'real combative scenario' where there are no rules, no holds barred & our assailant is not single, carries a knife if not most sophisticated weapon of the world & has an intent to kill & not to score points.Yes , traditional MA develops agility & confidence but their teaching is not comparable to Reality Based Training which incorporates use of weapons , combat medics or first aid if slashed, chocked or shot, helping others in evacuation or tactical combative to sum it.
A background in martial arts will definitely help you learn RBSD better & faster but there is no denying the fact that is one of the 'Most Complete Combative System' that I know of .
RBSD is what I would need against an armed or professional criminal or psychopath or even a terrorist which is our reality now & shutting our eyes to such realities would be endangering our lives and keeping our knowledge base shallow.

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