Tag: fruit knife

EDC Update: MDTS Pocket Shield and The Clemons

EDC Update: MDTS Pocket Shield and The Clemons

| November 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Mount a folded bill in your MDTS PocketShield in case you need to defuse a situation with hard cash instead of a hard right cross. I’ve used Chris Fry’s MDTS PocketShield since March of 2016. I’ve gone through a few iterations since I started carrying it, and I wanted to give an update on what’s […]

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Using an Inner Tube as a Knife Mount: Conclusions

Using an Inner Tube as a Knife Mount: Conclusions

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

This post serves as the end of my experimentation of using a bicycle inner tube to mount a knife to my belt. You can read the original post here, as well as my follow up once I started force on force training with it. Final Evaluations I continued to use the bike tube + retention line […]

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Knife Concealment Techniques and Force on Force Laundry Basket Scenario

Knife Concealment Techniques and Force on Force Laundry Basket Scenario

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two of the things I like the most about multi-disciplinary fight-focused training is learning different things and then combining them to solve contextual problems. Last Saturday I attended this “season’s” first Force on Force class with QSI Training. I was able to combine some old skills with something I learned last month from the Weaponology class from […]

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Ed’s Manifesto Weaponology Day 2 3×3 Review

Ed’s Manifesto Weaponology Day 2 3×3 Review

| November 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

“But wait, there’s more.” This phrase was heard multiple times during the 2-day Weaponology class with Ed’s Manifesto. Ed’s calm, charismatic voice assured us that no matter how much we groaned or cringed when he described a technique that “we can make it worse.” Day 2 built on the foundations of Day 1 and focused […]

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Zulu Bravo Victorinox Fruit Knife Trainer First Impressions Review

Zulu Bravo Victorinox Fruit Knife Trainer First Impressions Review

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week I briefly outlined the specific purpose of the fruit / paring knife as an improvised edged weapon. This video is about the training knife made by Zulu Bravo Kydex, as well as the Kydex sheath for the live blade. In preparation for this review, I purchased the following from Zulu Bravo: Live Victorinox […]

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The Role of the Victorinox Bird’s Beak Fruit Paring Knife as a Self Defense Tool

The Role of the Victorinox Bird’s Beak Fruit Paring Knife as a Self Defense Tool

| August 5, 2016 | 3 Comments

I became aware of the Victorinox “Bird’s Beak” fruit paring knife as a defense tool thanks to Ed’s Manifesto. I strongly suggest you follow him on Facebook. The benefits of the Victorinox (and similar blades) are: Inexpensive Found just about everywhere Can be used in public without drawing a lot of attention Can be disposed of, […]

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