A while back, I came across this article on the questions you should ask yourself prior to picking a combatives course. There are some great questions you should ask yourself there if you’re wanting to learn how to fight.
But, in my opinion, you should train with an actual martial art over a simple combatives program, and there’s a reason for that.
You see, with martial arts, you’re undertaking something that will help keep you alive in more than one way. Not only can it make you ready for a street fight, but it’s physical training that benefits your health as well.
One of the things Game practitioners supposedly did back in the early days was look at the things women responded to. For example, characters in romance novels. They argued, and on this I’m in agreement, that what women wanted in their escapism is indicative of what they want in their lives.
Hey, I read about spaceships and dragons in my escapism, and those would be awesome in real life, so I agree.
Well, as a novelist myself, I was on Amazon looking for books that have MMA as a central theme. I had an idea for a story that used it, and I wanted to see how other authors handled the detailed and technical aspects of fighting.