The Art of Verbal Defense

Presenting a video posted by John Graden on his Self Defense News Channel

As martial arts instructors, we use words to motivate, inspire, correct, and discipline students. We use words to sell our programs. We carefully use our words when dealing with parents upset because you failed their child on a belt exam.

What most of us DO NOT teach is how to use words to avoid confrontation in daily life from family interactions, schoolyard dialogue, or a serious threat that could lead to a fight.

This is why I am so excited to introduce you to Tongue Fu. Tongue Fu is the brainchild of my guest Sam Horn. I’ve read Verbal Judo, The Gentle Art of Verbal Defense, and Tongue Fu. Tongue Fu was by far the most effective, easy to learn and easy to teach program. A vital part of Self Defense is Verbal Defense.