Some people actually believe that any self defense advice is good. To that end I would ask is any medical advice good? Is any nutrition or exercise advice good?

Of course not…so it’s safe to say…

Not all Self Defense Advice is GOOD. 


If you spent time in a martial arts or self defense class you probably heard one of these seven statements. 

The Seven Signs Your Instructor is Full of Sh!t

1.  Always Walk Away.

Do you mean turn your back on a potential threat? What if I have my kids with me? Do I leave them?

I don’t understand this statement and for the life of me, I really don’t know why someone would tell another human being to do this ALL OF THE TIME.

I’m sure most victims of violent crime tried to walk away at one point or another but unfortunately the animal attacking them had other plans. You should never turn your back on any threat that is close enough to impose their will on you…EVER.

 

2. I Train to Fight so I don’t have to Fight.

Bruce Lee gets credit for this quote. He’s the same guy who claims to have fought in “hundreds” of street fights in China so much for ‘not fighting’.

Personally “I train to fight so I can fight.”

 

Accept that violence will happen and go into it reluctantly, but ready.

 

3. Violence Never Solves Anything.

Maybe not, but it sure stops a lot of stuff like rape, murder, WWII, the invasion if Iraq, Flight 93…should I keep going?

There are many people on this earth who use violence to intimidate and take whatever they want. These animals only understand power and pain. The only way to stop them is with power and pain.

 

4. Violence is Never the Answer.

On the contrary, sometimes violence is the only answer. Violence is an immediate and effective means of correcting anti-social behavior.

Violence is a short term solution to an immediate problem.

I wouldn’t try to rehabilitate a criminal by beating him on a daily basis just as I wouldn’t try to counsel a man who was kicking in my door.

 

5. Use Non-Lethal Techniques First.

This notion comes from the “escalation of force” concept. Escalation of force applies to police work and basically comes down to verbal commands, physical and mechanical use of force and finally deadly use of force.

This concept is constantly misapplied. 

When it comes down to self defense once you’ve made the decision to use force you have only one obligation – survive and stop the threat as fast as possible by whatever means possible.

The question you need to ask is what exactly is a non-lethal technique? 

There’s no classification in any law book that details what specific techniques you can use.

There’s only legal use of force and excessive force and that get’s determined by a judge and jury…and a GOOD LAWYER. Police enforce the law, lawyers and judges argue the law. There’s a difference and you should know it. 

The point is this, it’s better to go in hard and slow down AFTER you’ve dominated the situation than to go in soft and “escalate” to meet your attacker’s use of force.

Don’t put yourself one step behind your attacker.

 

 

6. Always let your attacker, attack first.

This goes along with “always let him throw the first punch” which may work in the school yard with 4th graders, but in the real world we call the guy who waits for the attacker to attack first the victim.

Waiting for the punch or the grab is too late. A good street fighter is going to attack you with a barrage of punches, stabs and any other means possible to beat you into the earth. Letting him “attack first” will assure your failure…unless he REALLY SCREWS UP. 

Yet in every martial arts and self defense class millions of students around the world train to the attacker attack first and THIS IS INSANE!!

You line up with your partner, let him get close and wait for him to attack. Against a real threat in the real world this is way too late.

You will never have a chance to do that fancy move you pay $200-$300 a month to learn.

What you need to do is put yourself in a position of advantage and identify the intent of your threat BEFORE he makes a move.

Then you attack in a way that takes into consideration that your attacker is armed, has intent, has friends, is bigger and stronger than you. 

7. Always fight ‘honorably’.

Let’s make one thing clear – LIVE HONORABLY, but FIGHT DIRTY.

Once the decision is made to go, then you need to go full bore, no BS.

Never put yourself at risk by training in tactics that enable your attacker to “slip away.”

In fact, the safest and most humane thing to do is to end the conflict as fast as possible.

Your safety comes first – not your attacker’s safety.

Going into a real fight with the notion that you’re superior just because you go to a gym and that your attacker is “untrained” is a HUGE mistake.

Most of the scariest people you will ever meet never spent a day in a dojo. What makes them dangerous isn’t their strength or their techniques, it’s their will to do anything it takes to get what they want.

You must be willing to do the same.

The hardest thing you will ever have to do is come to the realization that violence happens and you need to take that first step. 

There are people who use violence to get want they want. To defeat these animals you must be willing to do whatever it takes to save yourself and the people you care about.

It’s the only true way.

Train Honestly, 

D.sign

Damian Ross, Founder/ CEO The Self Defense Company

  1. Ken 5 years ago

    One word – Awesome! Great article.

  2. Ashtad 5 years ago

    Damian Ross is one of the best in combatives and reality based training i’ve seen.
    Excellent Article, a true eye-opener for anyone, especially for any beginner.

  3. Danny 5 years ago
    Member Since: 03/20/17

    Great article my friend you really hit it on the button.Love the title

  4. Yogi Chas 5 years ago

    Amen. If you’re teeter tottering on taking the SDTS course…STOP. DO IT NOW. This knowledge you will carry with you the rest of your life. Which no doubt will be lengthened by same..

    Yogi Chas

  5. Chip Stewart 5 years ago
    Member Since: 09/10/13

    “Once the decision is made to go, then you need to go full bore, no BS.”
    Amen, Brother.

  6. Randy 5 years ago

    Fearmonger !

    • Damian Author
      Damian 5 years ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      More like “fact-monger”. There’s nothing that invokes fear in this article. But if my words scare you, well…you know what you are.

      • Michael Menssen 5 years ago
        Member Since: 01/02/15

        As always, Damian, you rock.

      • Randy 5 years ago
        Member Since: 09/30/14

        I noticed there is another “Randy” on the Insider. I guess I need to sign my name from now on, as Randy V. so my identity won’t be confused with the other one who thinks you’re a “fear monger”. Keep up the great work Damian. Facts help dispel fears. This other guy needs a reality check.

    • Randy Bonnell 6 months ago
      Member Since: 07/20/17

      Perhaps it is uncomfortable and I do know plenty of people out there using fear among other things to present ideas. I believe this is different in two critical ways. First, it is a true take it or leave it article that presents ideas without judgement or threatening those who disagree. Second, when the danger is real, shining a light on it is useful and needful. I believe our world truly is more dangerous than it has been in decades. If so, the ideas presented here can save a life.

  7. Anton 5 years ago
    Member Since: 08/22/14

    Spot on

  8. Erik 5 years ago

    Great article, but in regards to banned or outlawed techniques you are incorrect. If you were addressing civilians, your statement is fine. But if you were addressing Police officers in NYC you are wrong. NY’s finest have been banned from using choke holds for several years now. A problem for all the fans of BJJ. Otherwise, spot on.

    • Damian Author
      Damian 5 years ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      This is directed at civilians.

  9. Eric Sanchez 5 years ago
    Member Since: 06/17/15

    Killa! Thanks Ross!

  10. Gavin Barnes 5 years ago

    Nice summary to what I have been taught and rules I’ve applied for some years. I find it very pleasing to read an article by somebody who shares this realistic approach to conflict!

  11. Julio 5 years ago

    Superb article! I love your style of calling a spade a spade. Kudos Damian!

  12. Paul Pinkosh 5 years ago

    My sifu was actually a guy who said “Don’t pick fights…because it’s wrong. But if someone is going to attack you, PUT THEM DOWN!” But I think I have learned more real defensive stuff even from just your freebie stuff.

  13. Jordan Frankel 5 years ago

    I am very impressed with this article. There`s nothing like a Sensei that conveys realistic views on self-defense and real life situations.

  14. omer kishanov 5 years ago
    Member Since: 10/28/17

    Back in my kung fu days ,the master of that system use to say we don’t fight ……there is no fight ……because ill knock you out before the fight even starts!

  15. Archie 5 years ago
    Member Since: 03/21/14

    Hey Damian, me and my son were just talking about this same thing. Then I log in and what do I see on my dashboard. The perfect compliment to our conversation. As always keep up the GREAT work my man. See you on the inside.

    • Damian Author
      Damian 5 years ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      Thanks Archie.

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  18. namon washington 5 years ago
    Member Since: 05/11/14

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    • Damian Author
      Damian 5 years ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      Namon,

      It’s my experience that private security firms are less concerned with your safety and more concerned with having to defend your actions in court. At the end of the day – do WHATEVER it takes to survive and in the meantime…maybe find another line of work.
      I have dealt with private security firms in the past and the guidelines for use of force are non-existent.

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  26. Kwangjang52 3 years ago

    Superb Mr Ross I’m a 8th degree black belt in taekwondo ( old school when the fighting was real). Some of the technical aspects of your system is like a refresher to me because of some of my training. The difference is your mindset that I like. As I watch the video in your course some of the ways you explain things are exactly as I explain them sometimes word for word. Please keep doing what you do sir. And thank you.
    Rick Reed

    • Gary Hall 6 months ago

      I would like to know who was your instructor. I trained in tae kwon do in the mid 70s under an instructor of the Kinney karate association. Later under an instructor under Master D.W. Kang of Tulsa,Oklahoma. The sparring was rough but still more tournament oriented. Later at a different martial arts school I sparred a young man who had lived with a Korean family. The Taekwon Do he used was completely different and full contact! Got my butt kicked. Bad! Just curios if you don’t mind. Thank you for your time.
      Gary H.

      • Damian Author
        Damian 6 months ago
        Member Since: 10/10/18

        Gary,

        If you spent anytime in the martial arts you definitely would have heard these sentiments from SOME ONE.

        Second, as for the Korean fellow – sounds like he just wanted to tune up a round eye – he was probably a dick. It doesn’t matter what style, the new guy always tests and gets tested.

        BTW, just follow the links above to discover my lineage.

  27. Dr. Janis Musgrove 1 year ago
    Member Since: 06/04/16

    Ooo-k-a-y… not too many chicky-babes responding – ah well, here it goes! Great advice,! In my near 70 years I’ve had guns pulled on me, chased bad guys over fences, and had a major street fight in the UK – needless to say, I survived the lot – – and it WASN’T because I backed down or waited to see what they were going to do – I fought as hard as I could, at the time. My life has been fraught with cool adventures and happenings, and I’ve been able to continue to rise above all expectations. It’s been a great ride. I now have three black belts after having started in martial arts in 1970. Thanks for all your articles!

    • Damian Author
      Damian 6 months ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      HI DOC!

      Sorry it took me 9 months to reply (eesh) but I’m glad you posted!

    • Gary 6 months ago
      Member Since: 09/07/13

      Hello Damian. I ordered the STDS system from dvds 10 yrs ago. Due to the fact that I’m 63 now and on disability I only study your material and what little Wing Chun I am still able to perform. Greatly modified of course due to my limitations. I was just curious who if anybody taught TAEKWON Do where you actually fought. Not the least bit interested in taking it up again.

      • Damian Author
        Damian 6 months ago
        Member Since: 10/10/18

        Gary – I love being challenged and questioned.

        I got my second degree blackbelt from my brother Phil…we get along OK now but it wasn’t a good break up.

        Our linage came from Bai in Ramsey, NJ. I fought in a lot of point and some full contact stuff but limited exposure to Olympic TKD.

        The point of the post are sentiments that you hear time and time again from martial artists of all walks of life when it comes to self defense…and I still hear them to this day.

    • Gary 6 months ago
      Member Since: 09/07/13

      All I can say is YOU Rock, Doc. Respect

  28. Rob Shrews 1 year ago

    Yep.

  29. Jim 1 year ago
    Member Since: 10/10/18

    When I hear a man talking like that, I know I’m in the right place. Anyone who tells you anything different from what Damian just said, is truly full of shit. Pay no attention to them, and mark them as a fool. Always carry a weapon. No matter how well you fight, you fight better with a weapon than without one. If you are in a place where you can’t carry a gun or a knife, have a cane, a great stealth weapon.

  30. michael Evans 1 year ago
    Member Since: 03/19/18

    I love the way you think,

  31. David, NC 1 year ago

    Damien, your stuff is very much like the TFT guys. I train in Target Focus Training, and essentially, you are speaking the same “truths” that they teach.
    Violence isn’t always the answer, but sometimes it’s the ONLY answer.

  32. Shon Jones 1 year ago

    I totally agree!!

  33. Jason 1 year ago
    Member Since: 03/05/17

    Damian, sound advice. Whenever I’ve followed the instructions of “real” self-defense instructors, it hasn’t gone well for me. Whenever I’ve taken the initiative, I’ve come out on top, even to the point of prevention of anything happening beyond that point.

    Anyway, I think I need to get a t-shirt made up that says

    LIVE HONORABLY,

    FIGHT DIRTY!

  34. Anonymous 1 year ago

    Absolutely right!

  35. nels brown 1 year ago

    Only issue I would have is number 5, and only sometimes. Like, in a bar, a drunk person starts something and there’s no way out but violence, you probably don’t have to use debilitating techniques like attacks to the eyes, etc. And if you do, especially on California, there can and will be legal ramifications. They don’t need a specific law or code to fall back to, if the DA can get you for excessive violence and put another conviction under his belt he will. You have to be careful.

    That said, situations like a mugging, which can easily kill YOU, use whatever means necessary to put down the threat, survival is the primary goal. Especially if there is more than one attacker, you have to dispatch the first one asap, nothing is off the table.

    Just my $.02

    • Damian Author
      Damian 1 year ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      Quick question…what’s the difference between attacking the eyes or the nose…or the cheek? Well only a few inches. Fact is…YOU CAN’T CONTROL WHAT HE DOES – where he goes and how he reacts.

      You really only can focus on general areas that are target rich (module 1 covers this).

      Finally, do you really know what that drunks intent is?

      He can push you, you trip and fall and split your head open – he might not have meant to do it – but you’re still in a coma.

      Fact is, anyone who decides to put their hands on you is putting you at risk.

      Then I’ll close with this…common sense should play a factor (and I think you’re kind of talking about this). If the subject is fall down drunk – you’re probably not going to view him as a threat anyway so you really wouldn’t engage.

      • nels brown 1 year ago

        Yeah, if falling-down drunk, or somehow easily dealt with using minimal violence, I say do that. In this state, retaliating excessively removes the self-defense legal defense. Also, striking someone first is risky, legally speaking, though as you point out a much better option technically. Its better to mount your legal defense while standing up than from a hospital bed. So when striking first against someone in a local tavern, going for the throat or eye might be just what the DA needs to put you away.

        Once things get chaotic, which is pretty much immediately, its difficult to determine what you hit … as we know, nobody just stands there. About the only thing you can do preemptively is not to look for and start trouble. If it looks for you that’s different.

        • Damian Author
          Damian 1 year ago
          Member Since: 10/10/18

          Nels,

          You have some common misconceptions about how the law works.

          First, you don’t need to wait to be attacked first. As long as you can prove that your assailant was capable and had intent.

          “Excessive” is a term that is argued by lawyers, in front of judges. Even if you do something that you feel is a safe technique – you will still need to defend your actions in court….and that costs the same.

          Finally — and this is the MOST IMPORTANT POINT — waiting for things to “get chaotic” is WAY TO FUCKING LATE.

          NEVER let your attacker dictate your response – this is self defense 101. Now, you can determine your attacker’s intentions BEFORE he makes an aggressive move and we cover that in Module 1.

          Oh, and regarding the law, I did a post a while back based on my interview with a defense attorney (now federal judge) on self defense and the law, when you have a moment, check it out — https://www.myselfdefensetraining.com/self-defense-and-the-law/

    • Leonard 2 weeks ago
      Member Since: 12/07/13

      Drunks often times don’t feel pain. Never provoke any drunk into launching an attack, but If you need to attack them, don’t cut them any slack at all, it is you who’ll be on the way to the emergency room if you do. As far as trained vs untrained assailants, I’ve got to point out that some of the most dangerous people I’ve known never did a single pushup on their knuckles, never learned to kick higher than their victims’ groins and wouldn’t know a mook jong if they tripped over one in a drunken stupor. Those guys learned to fight in prison. Even the psychologically destroyed men referred to as “bitches” in prison are way tougher and can absorb a lot more abuse than most people you’re likely to meet.

  36. Bry 6 months ago
    Member Since: 08/30/17

    I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked “should I wait for them to take the first swing?” It has become everyone’s philosophy.

    This is an excellent article! Definitely going to share it.

  37. Alan Mark 6 months ago

    I think that most of the Mamby Pamby advice from many Instructors is based on what is perceived as” if I say that, maybe I won’t get sued if someone gets hurt”

  38. Gary 6 months ago
    Member Since: 07/15/14

    Always like reading what you say Damian. I have been the like minded for a long time. How ever I am really a no-one in the circles unlike yourself. I am also a grade 10 student of the SDTS. And blackbelt in other systems. Have a great knowledge of experience in the street with regard to violence. Everything I ever heard you say is correct. By the way love the SDTS. A very real logical no nonsense approach to surviving violence. Look forward to becoming an instructor with SDC

  39. gary 6 months ago
    Member Since: 07/15/14

    I always enjoy the read Damian. I say a lot of same all the time. I am however a no one in the self protection circles unlike yourself. Which is why I like to share your thoughts. Have enjoyed imensly the SDTS as you know I am a level 10 student of the system. A blackbelt in a couple others. Always like you logical no nonsense approach to self protection. Look forward to becoming a certified instructor with the SDC one day.

  40. Damian Author
    Damian 6 months ago
    Member Since: 10/10/18

    I’ve have either heard or said the statements in the article at one time or another in this journey.

    These statements come from people trying to inject the calm, rational self into the brutal animal self.

    Calm to a point, then it’s tactical. Period.

    If you live your life the RIGHT WAY, when and if it comes to use force you will be justified.

    Then it’s flip the switch and go until the threat is stopped.

    This has always been about seeking the truth.

    To simplify as much as possible until only what is essential is left.

    If you break the SDTS down its:

    Position and Distance – every situation is position and distance (where you are in relation to the threat) – that could last a micro second or minutes.

    Momentum and Balance – increase your momentum and keep your balance, TAKE his momentum and destroy hi balance.

    Cause more damage than you receive – firearm, blackjack or chin jab, if you’re getting injured faster than he is…you’re losing. Use whatever means causes more injury than you sustain.

    Make sure you can execute the techniques when your SNS kicks in.

    That’s it – the actual techniques and moves are secondary. Tactics and principles always come first.

  41. Jerry 6 months ago
    Member Since: 07/13/15

    Damian Ross is refreshingly, the most sensible, insightful, realistic, honest, and “no bullshit” self-defense instructor that I have ever had which includes past formal training from a number of black belts in 6 different formal martial arts over my life time! I am also doctoral trained in the behavioral health field and know that dangerous people are extremely real in virtually all communities. Those with personality disturbances like sadists, rapists, antisocial types, brutal gang members, serial killers (who commonly travel to new locations to target victims, and other types, who use their charm, smile and kind words to make you an easy victim, an easy kill, an easy trophy), or those with paranoid delusions or certain drug addictions have all horribly injured, tortured, traumatized, and killed too many naïve individuals including their doctors. I have had such individuals on my caseload over the years, and they are scary bastards. Some of you might say, “Where is your empathy, where is your unconditional positive regard?” I say, “There is a place for these things in our profession, but NO place for stupidity, ignorance, and naïveté if you are ever targeted by these persons. And, “that’s a problem”, you never know the true intent of an aggressor, so you better be properly prepared, act quickly and decisively if your survival matters. I am honored to have Damian Ross as my trusted mentor, a highly competent self-defense instructor in my book, “who gives us the straight scoop on violence and best survival odds!” I hope you do not accept anything less.

  42. Tom Ashmore 2 weeks ago

    Great advise. I would like to add the old saying “the best block in any fight is not to be there”. Situational awareness is very important learn to read and understand your bodies early warning signals like the little hairs standing u on the back of your neck, gut feeling, you know if something does not feel or seem right be cautious and for Gods sake put that dam phone down when you are out and about.
    I am no one special just an old combat Marine,Police Officer, Tactical instructor who spends most of his time teaching Disabled Veterans how to defend themselves with their walking canes.
    Tom Ashmore
    Cane Loyalty.

  43. Jeremy Cox 2 weeks ago

    You are right. Go full bore for the soft targets. Eyes testiclles throat. Worry about the law later

  44. jim 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 04/15/17

    Some things you take out of context and try to validate it. Always walk away means try to avoid the altercation if you can and if not then fight. Just because your instructor tells you this does not mean he is wussying you out. The best fight is the one your not in.

    • Damian Author
      Damian 2 weeks ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      …and there’s your sign.

      • Daniel 2 weeks ago
        Member Since: 05/22/17

        Since I saw that my teacher (Sensei) is here and answered in this thread 3 hours ago, I just stopped by to say hello.
        I’m always looking forward to these newsletters from SDC. Thanks for everything, my friend.

        Yours truly
        Daniel from Croatia ;-)

      • Leonard 2 weeks ago
        Member Since: 12/07/13

        LOL

  45. Damian Author
    Damian 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 10/10/18

    Hey Dan – thanks for checking in.

    • Daniel 2 weeks ago
      Member Since: 05/22/17

      Thanks, Damian, it is good to hear from you too. I hope everything is cool on your side of the world.
      Big Hi from Croatia!

      • Damian Author
        Damian 2 weeks ago
        Member Since: 10/10/18

        Hi Back…and it’s TOO COOL, in fact it’s freezing and I’m about to go running.

        5 years I’m seeking warmer climate!

        • Daniel 2 weeks ago
          Member Since: 05/22/17

          In that case, you would love it here, in Split. Out of 365 days per year, about 300 + are warm and sunny.
          In fact, the truth is sometimes it gets too hot for too long.
          As I told you before you are always welcome. You have a friend here ;)

          Check it out, this is my hometown. I hope you like it. Here:
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW8dpd0Mv1g

  46. Neal Bradford 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 07/02/18

    AS always straight to the point in your articles. Gross motor skill techniques will always work above circus techniques.

  47. Marlon 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 10/02/13

    Sensationalistic title but points are mostly accurate. Always walk away IF YOU CAN…
    If you cannot, well fight to get home safely and end the thing quickly.

  48. Marlon 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 10/02/13

    Sensationalistic title but points are mostly accurate. Always walk away WHEN YOU CAN SAFELY…
    If you cannot, well fight to get home safely and end the thing quickly.

  49. John McCormack 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 07/20/16

    Possibly the most concise, realistic, accurate article you’ve ever posted. Been following you for years, after finally finding someone who mirrored my own philosophy and practice personally developed out of 10 years USMC service and a lifetime on urban streets of NJ at night. I’ve imbued my sons, both also Marines, with as much of your practical knowledge as they can absorb. Sadly, even The Corps has been “wussified” to a degree, in terms of lethality & use of force, in pursuit of inclusivity/political correctness. Reality demands a rather different, brutal perspective and willingness to act when you’re committed to self-preservation. Many thanks. Never stop.

  50. DDDDDuane 2 weeks ago

    Roberto Duran started as a street fighter and I remember him saying way back in the 70s that whoever lands the first strike WINS….
    This is an incredible article from Damien….(as all his stuff is great…)…

  51. Dan-Tudor Ionescu 2 weeks ago

    Very true and to the point advices. Thank You!

  52. Dan-Tudor Ionescu 2 weeks ago

    Very true and to the point advices. These could be the beginning of a street survival strategy.

  53. Dr. Carl Welliver 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 10/16/18

    All the points are quite valid although the title is a bit on the border of sensationalism. But it made me read the article.

    I think we all have to understand that there are differences of opinions in the “self-defense world” everyone believing that their craft is the best.

    But we all know better. But martial arts and the other benefits that are taught are valuable life lessons, and I know many of us
    come from varying martial arts backgrounds before we learned the TRUTH.

    Great Article Damian.

  54. Ray Sneed 2 weeks ago

    Very good article. I agree completely.

  55. WarEagle82 2 weeks ago

    Mr. Ross sets up a few “straw man” points and gives some really bad advice that is likely to get his disciples jailed in many jurisdictions in the US. You really have to know the laws of self-defense in your state and locality. A bunch of macho exclamations only prove that not all advice is good. Including the advice from Mr. Ross.

    • Damian Author
      Damian 2 weeks ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      Can you be specific? Or are you just going to make general non-constructive statements behind anonymity?

    • Damian Author
      Damian 1 week ago
      Member Since: 10/10/18

      I guess that’s all we heard from SnoreBeagle.

  56. Anthony Best 2 weeks ago
    Member Since: 06/18/17

    Wow! Well said. GOOD ARTiCLE.

  57. Robert Hundt 1 week ago
    Member Since: 12/09/17

    Great read. 65 now with bad balance because of muscle disease, all the more reason to strike hard and first.Don’t want to stop training but my body is running out of fuel. Definitely need advice! I will not be a victim.

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