Martial Arts Is Not Self-Defence..

Martial Arts Is Not Self-Defence: Real World Violence Prevention.. Matt Beecroft, Guest Contributor..  Violence is bigger than all of us. Just as we will never understand people fully, we can never understand a subject as convoluted and complex as violence. Unless you’ve been exposed to a lot of violence, your training will be subjective. Most people’s idea of violence is one based off their own interpretation of what they learn in the dojo, see in the ring, or watch in a movie. In rare cases it comes from personal experience…

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Self-Defence And The Law?

Self-defence: What’s acceptable under Canadian law? Related Stories Toronto Chinatown grocer found not guilty PMO calls restaurateur who fought suspected thief The assault charges laid recently against a Toronto restaurant owner who fought a man who he accused of being a thief, along with a number of high-profile self-defence cases in the U.S., have led to questions around property rights and self-defence laws in Canada. Criminal lawyer Howard Cohen adds that there is a “huge misconception” in Canada regarding the use of self-defence, and many people think they don’t have…

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