Tag Archive | self-defense

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style Hanshi Stephen F Kaufman Master and Founder of Hebi-Ryu Budo – School of the Snake Developing one’s own system and style does not simply suggest that anyone who thinks they have practiced for a period of time is capable or qualified to create a “style.” To many, […]

The Correct Use of Hands During Any Approach – From the Martialist Teachings of Hanshi Kaufman

The Correct Use of Hands During Any Approach There is a proper way to hold your hands out when receiving an offering or giving one. When shaking hands, the grip should be firm and relaxed, at the same time. This applies to handling weapons or documents or gifts. Make sure not to squeeze or put […]

The Art of Stickfighting Self-Defense Book

Completely revised The Art of Stickfighting Self-Defense is now available on Amazon and Hanshi.com.  Also available on Amazon Kindle. This straight-forward book illustrates the proper method for anyone who wants to learn the basics of self- defense with a walking stick, cane, or umbrella. These everyday implements are legal to carry and can be wielded […]

Personal Safety and Self-Defense Seminars

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Video Promo for Hanshi Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate Self-Defense

Hanshi discusses his book that is receiving many plaudits about the methodology he employs to teach a fundamental and seriously crafted safety consciousness reinforced by fierce technique. For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman and to order his books, visit hanshi.com Book also available on Amazon and Kindle.

Hanshi Warrior Press Christmas Book Deal

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Blog Talk Radio Interview with Hanshi Kaufman

I recently had an interview with Frankie Boyer, a popular Blog Talk Radio show.  We discussed martial arts and self-defense. You can listen to the interview here: http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/frankieboyer/080311.mp3 Once the audio stream starts, fast forward to 16:10. I am the second person in the program being interviewed. For more info on Hanshi Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Hanshi Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate Self-defense

  Chapter 8 Sitting Attacks When sitting, alone or with someone, you are open to attack, depending upon where you are. Awareness of your surroundings is essential and, as a word of caution, you should not be wearing flashy jewelry or other personal goods of value. The society we are living in is quite different […]

Enticing the Target to Accept Its Demise

Hanshi Kaufman on Enticing the Target to Accept Its Demise The concept of enticing a target to accept your kill shot in mortal combat creates the scenario in which the ‘target,’ however defined, fulfills its own destiny by accepting an incoming attack for its demise as an aspect of its own reality and your definition. […]

April Birthday Book Special

New Cover for Self-Defense Book

  By popular request, a new cover has been designed for my newest book, Hanshi Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate Self-Defense. The book with new cover will be shipping in 10 days. Please visit www. hanshi.com/books to order or visit the book page  http://ultimateself-defense.weebly.com for an in-depth review.  

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear I received this query from a student who has some years in the martial arts. The question of “fear of being hit” is a matter that concerns a great many practitioners of the arts. Here is one approach to overcoming this fear. Student: I am studying your book, Hanshi’s Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate […]