Out of ammo …

The last time I went down to the State Department of Safety to renew my concealed carry permit I got into a conversation with the officer who was processing my paperwork. In the course of our conversation, it came up that I was a karate instructor and the officer expressed surprise that I, as a “karate expert,” would feel the need to carry a gun.

I explained that I do not teach “sport” karate. That to me, classical karate is strictly an art of scientific personal protection. In the modern world, realistic personal self-protection must also include the ability to proficiently use guns and knives, as well as the ability to deal with assailants who may be carrying such weapons.

Karate is for when I run out of bullets …

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