In this installment, Rich goes over in a fine detail the differences between self defense, martial arts and fighting, differentiating and establishing strategies for social and antisocial violence and the differences between teaching those who are vulnerable and victimized in societies to those who already possess the predatory mindset, all […]
Rich's Tips n' Rants 3 goes beyond verbal defusing and tackles violence at the social roots of confrontations. Rich shares his insights on why looking at the much bigger picture and dissecting things layer by layer into the origins that trigger social violence brings to light certain facets that enhances […]
Richard is back with Volume 2 of his self defense tips and rants, live from Penrith, Sydney, Australia at the Safe House for Safe International Sydney with Safe team member Jeff Phillips and owner Chris Roberts. Volume 2 covers 'Tactile Sensitivity', the ability to interpret your opponent's energy through the […]
Raw, unapologetic and straight to the point, Rich shares his experiences, training and research with those interested in this new series of video downloads with the first volume covering over 40 minutes of materials to make you rethink your self-defense training and teaching paradigm. Topics include: Preemptive striking off various […]
Picking up where Functional Combative Drill Training left off, this video contains 10 all new Senshido Drills to enhance your street survival skills! These drills are applicable to any system or style! Drills include, detailed opportunity drill, multiple attacker drills, disatraction drills, advanced tool & target enhancement, piston punching drill, awareness drills and much more! WARNING: The level of contact is quite high and may shock some! Functional Combative Drill Training is not a pre-requisite for Survivng the Streets.
Picking up where On the Cutting Edge V1 left off, this video deals with more advanced knife defense tactics including the dreaded rear hand pump and stab while being grabbed by the lead hand. This video is conceptual and offers many life saving concepts and attributes to enhance your survivability in a knife attack. No "techniques" to memorize, no frills, just plain truth on defensive knife attacks. Take it from someone who's been there and survived several knife altercations.
A how to package. This 33 page manual and 120 minute + video is a complete, thorough and detailed study guide on scenario replications. Excellent for instructors, LEO, study groups, or anyone with training partners interested in quality information on how to run the most realistic scenarios to enhance survivability and create the proper mental blueprints for possible real life confrontations. This is the most comprehensive how to package of its kind on the market today!
The Shredder is a spontaneous fusillade of gross-motor attacks such as eye gouges, face rakes, ear and nose rips, bites, hair pulls, neck wrenches and throat crushes. The onslaught also can include elbows, head butts and other close-range assaults, making it perfect for real street fights.
The Shredder Enhancer contains new Shredder information as the concept continuously evolves as well as several new drills designed to heighten your Shredding skills by ten-fold. Some demystifications, misconceptions and detailed explanations on the Shredder & energy drills also included, as well as more of the Shredder on the ground […]
All new materials based on our famous Get R.E.A.L. and Cognitive Defense Tactics seminars. These videos go over in depth the pre contact stages of a fight, behavioural psychology and scenario replications. Including: The importance of role playing, 3 dimentional training, 11 steps in surviving a violent confrontation, profiling, concealed weapons awareness, the Shredder and much more.
Take advantage of a real expert grappler, Ian Vampiro Hodgkinson's experience while he takes you through the down and dirty road of grappling. Standing at 6' 3" and weighing 265 pounds, Ian Hodgkinson, internationally known as "Vampiro" has been involved in Professional Wrestling since 1985, has won the heavy weight […]
This is a conceptual video, if you're looking for a 'how to techniques' video, this isn't for you. Includes: Profiling, behavioral aspects, how to develop strong neural pathways, developing a tactical edge, increasing perception time, improvised weapon analysis, emotional invocation, introspection, environmental analysis, bio-muscular memory and more. Considering our behavioral […]
How to handle a stick in a realistic and applicable manner. No fancy moves, direct to the point offensive and defensive stick use. This tape is not a 'how to become a stick fighter' tape but more of a conceptual, how to 'fight with a stick' tape. Real time, real […]
All new drills to enhance your street survival skills. These drills are applicable to any system or style and include drills that max out your hand eye coordination, invoke adrenaline dumps, forces gross motor skills to the max, works Holistic Comprehension, Increases Intention to Action awareness, and much more. Drills […]
Forget bodybuilding, forget isolation training, real fighters need Core Muscle development which unifies the whole body for functional and useable strength! Combative Strength Training 2 picks up where Combative Strength Training 1 left off: Using gym equipment this time, Combative Strength Training 2 gives you a hard 'Core' innovative and […]
Volume #2 of the Senshido Video-zine group class series. Live group class, the Monkey in the Middle Drill is an intensive Alive Drill that allows the participant to work several components including: Intuition, Multiple Attacker Awareness, The 5 Principles of Physical Retaliation, Extreme Close Quarter Combat Arsenal, Grappling, Groundfighting, concealed […]
Volume #1 of the Senshido Video-zine group class series. Filmed completely live. 'Special' appearance by Ian (Vamp) who comes in late but participates in the class as well. Keep in mind that it's a group class so the format is quite chaotic! The Bodyguard drill works: Major overkill, Awareness, Strategic […]
A great supplement to Senshido Fundamentals & The Shredder - This tape features the origin's of the Shredder before it was called the Shredder... The entire body can be used as a weapon and the entire body also possesses nerve clusters, pain receptors primary and secondary targets. This video shows […]
Concerned about facing multiple attackers? You should be. Next to facing an armed opponent, it's probably one of the most dangerous situations you can come across. This tape explores several strategies in facing multiple attackers and will give you the tactical edge necessary to escape as unharmed as possible. Includes: […]
Featuring over 20 Combative Conditioning exercises, for men and women, using minimal or no equipment, you can train in your own home! Richard and Helen take you through Senshido's grueling 1 and half-hour workout designed to enhance your combative abilities and survival by fostering an iron body and will. Learn […]
Richard Dimitri had the pleasure of teaching along side veterans Marc 'Animal' MacYoung and Sammy Franco as a member of the Combat Coalition at the first Coalition seminar in Summit New Jersey circa 2000. This tape contains Senshido's 5 Principals of Physical Retaliation, Close Quarter Combat Psychology, the Opportunity Drill, how to launch your attack from a natural and non violent stance Including defending from a chair, arms crossed, the Jack Benny stance, behavioral tactics, human and variable error recoveries and more! See the seminar that propelled Rich and Senshido into the mainstream!
The most common weapon used on the street is the knife and other forms of edged weapons such as a razor blade, screwdriver and/or broken beer bottle. This tape shows you dozens of drills to improve your close quarter arsenal against an armed attacker. Including: Natural stances, slasher and stabber, static knife attacks from behind, controlling the weapon hand, increasing perception time, decreasing reaction time, gross motor skills, adrenal stress condition, overkill mentality, as well as performance enhancement and survival strategies successfully used by Law Enforcement Officers the world over.
This video is NOT another grappling tape, it is a close-quarter and ground fighting tape covering realistic street tactics against a larger, stronger opponent hell bent on taking you down and out. Richard works with 2 of his assistants who both outweigh him by 50 pounds each and shows you […]
Learn the only personal protection program specifically designed for women recommended by both the CLSC and the Montreal Sexual Assault Center. This double video contains life saving information including: Belief Systems, Fear management strategies, The psychology of an attacker, Avoidance and safety strategies, Surviving Violent Confrontations, Verbal Abuse, Developing a Survivor's Mentality, Sexual harassment, Verbal Defusing and De-escalating strategies Also Includes: Bear Hugs, Tackles, Hair Pulls, Gun and Knife Defense, Pinned to the Ground, Rope Strangulations AND full contact scenarios with mock attackers! + Much, much more! Also Highly recommended for men!
A must for those who put themselves in harms way (security personnel, bouncers, law enforcement officers). Richard had the pleasure of working with a youth organization where he taught confrontation management strategies to ex street gang members as well as working with the British Special Forces (the prestigious SAS), The […]
This video features Senshido's early beginnings from when the school first opened in 1994. (Warning: High level of contact.) Includes: 1 hour of 'live' footage in street fighting, mock attacks, Kick Boxing, Grappling, a live full contact knock out or submission tournament featuring then student Noor Shawwa who at the […]
COMING SOON Includes: Static knife at carotid, gun at head, rope strangulations from behind and baseball bat attacks. Includes where to avoid getting cut, dangerous depth and lengths of cut, the psychology of an armed assailant, handling the blade and grip security. Also covering: defensive gun principles, hand eye coordination, natural stance principles, behavioral tactics, and perception time. Additionally, whether being attacked by a stick or bat wielding assailant the principles remain the same, defense include proper footwork, timing, dangerous angles of the bat, how to read body language, set ups, counters and more. Reality based training concepts.
Includes sucker punches, tackles and take downs, one and two arm lapel grabs, head locks (standing and on the ground), the in your face ego attack where you can smell your opponent's breath, shoves, pinned to the ground, the mounted position and more. Also includes: Verbal tactics, set ups, manipulation […]
Covers: the psychology of violence, the 5 Principles of Physical Retaliation, natural stances, the passive stance, reflexive responses and tactical street defense drills. This tape is completely 'live' and offers numerous strategies and tactics to prevent aggression and violent confrontations. Also covers verbal defusing strategies and behavioral concepts. A must […]