Primal Self-Defense: Daniel Vitalis interviews Tony Blauer

Tony Blauer — a pioneer in Combatives and self-defense training — discusses primal self-defense and offers some excellent reasons on why you should learn how to defend yourself from predatory violence.


  • How Tony became interested in self-defense
  • Consensual dualing vs predatory violence
  • Why “the pacificist” needs to learn this
  • How long it takes to learn to defend yourself
  • Indignation energy
  • Startle-flinch response
  • Compliant vs non-compliant opponent

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