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Losing your senses.................

Okay, so training within a Dojo is pretty safe as its a controlled environment with plenty of space and generally a lovely smooth floor to glide over during training. However, in reality and in self defence, we will never have an ideal environment to defend ourselves and in these circumstances the environment may not be ideal. Lets throw in a further problem, during ones self defence, we may actually become injured,  and due to the environment we may not be able to use all of our senses effectively. For example, your hearing may become impaired by loud music or street traffic. You may even catch an injury to you eye, thus causing a further loss.

'Losing your senses' training using 'Beer Goggles' and ear plugs to simulate potential injury and impaired hearing during self defence is what we do at PKA. Impaired vision and hearing affect your ability to reassess a violent situation effectively and makes your judgement of timing and distance very difficult. Importantly as adrena…

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