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Sometimes the first strike is all you need, be it a life challenge or a tough opponent. This review is going to talk about self-defense techniques for facing the later. I found the First Strike system when I trained with one of the creators, and a great guy, Todd Lamb.

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Overall Impression

First Strike is a video program created by Todd Lamb and Ari Knazan of Alpha Nation. Todd has a law enforcement and special forces background (Canadian, Eh?) and Ari is a martial arts expert. AlphaNation is a men’s lifestyle site where men of all ages can learn anything from fighting to tying a tie through the Members Club.

First Strike was developed so that anyone, with or without previous training in martial arts or other fighting styles, can benefit from it. The videos are beginner friendly and include techniques adopted by law enforcement and military trainers. As you may know, I’ve personally practiced martial arts for over 35 years and wrote a little-known book called The Fundamentals of Freestyle Goju-Ryu, so I’m not easily impressed.

Standout Features

  • Videos can be downloaded to your mobile phone or tablet, so you can train anytime, anywhere.
  • The videos are short, lasting only a couple of minutes each, but the explanations and demonstrations are thorough. The videos are exactly as long as they should be. This is the exact style of my online courses.
  • There are 17 moves covered in the video program. Just 17 is all you need to instinctively defend yourself in the real world.  The program proposes different techniques for different situations, like your opponent being armed with a knife, etc. Again, I love the simplicity of the system, which avoids information overload.
  • I also got three guides that are each worth individually as much as the whole course. One covers stealth tips, the second teaches you how to detect dangerous events before they happen, and the third teaches you how to use body language to be a “hard target”.

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What I Don’t Like

The best way to master the 17 moves covered in the program is to put them to use, right? To do that, you’re going to need a practice buddy. This isn’t something you can really practice by yourself, so that’s a drawback. However, if you do purchase this program and need a buddy to practice with, you can check the Navy SEAL app for someone near you that would be also interested. You might have a great time, learn new moves, and make a new friend in the process.

Pricing

For just $29less than one month of karate lessons, you’ll learn more from these videos than in those karate lessons because the video course won’t hold back and gives you everything you need to know from the start. It’s definitely worth the money for the main content but also the bonuses Todd threw in. Oh! There’s also a 60-day money back guarantee if you don’t like it. Once again, I can only stand behind someone who stands behind their product.

Navy SEAL Approved?

You’ll learn 17 effective moves in just a few days. Yes! This is Navy SEAL Approved! These moves will prove useful if you practice them often until they become instinctive and you will dominate anytime you go to blows.

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