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Self-Defense Tip 44 Think Like a Commander — How Discipline and Practice Win Battles

0share Disciplined practice and practiced discipline can prevent a defeat in a fight Lack of discipline kills, and so does the lack of practice. Disciplined practice and practiced discipline can turn a seeming disaster into victory. The battle of Varna (November 10, 1444 A.D.) is a vivid example for all these truths. Hungarians and their …

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Self-Defense Tip 43 Think Like a Commander — Know Your Enemy’s Weapons

0share Know your enemy’s fighting techniques and tactics or else lose the fight Another lesson from an old battle…. In the initial clash in the battle for Vienna (1683), a few well-trained German musket regiments were cut nearly by half by lightly armed Tatars. As Jan Pasek relates: Their fiery muskets and even great artillery …

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Self-Defense Tip 42 Think Like a Commander — Don’t Stand Your Ground

0share Don’t stand your ground. Know it and use it, but don’t just stand your ground. Here is my explanation, based on memoirs of an accomplished warrior, Jan Chryzostom Pasek. In his commentary on the battles of Vienna and Parkany (Štúrovo), during the Turkish invasion of Austria in 1683, he noted the great number of …

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Self-Defense Tip 41 Think Like a Commander — My Favorite Battle

0share Old battle teaches using terrain, weather, psychology, tactics, and knowledge of your enemy’s weapons, tactics, and customs This article will acquaint you with one of the best examples of a cunning commander in action. Study this lesson from history to learn to look at situations from a commander’s viewpoint. In this article, and in …

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Self-Defense Tip 40 A Nightmare, or Why You Ought to Think Like a Commander

0share On a night burglary and on martial arts and combat sports vs. self-defense mind-set and thinking like a commander Quite a while ago, one of the Stadion Forum members wrote about his experience with night burglars that had him questioning his martial arts training (he practices Wu Shu). So, first I give you the …

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