Useful knowledge, tricks and hacks for the modern warrior.

How to be Safe When Walking Alone at Night? – Bruce Lee’s 5 Tips

December 13, 2016 Logen Lanka

You are walking alone at night. The streets are eerily dark and quiet. And there are no alternative routes to take. How would you avoid being attacked or mugged in this situation? How would you stay safe when walking alone at night, on a seemingly abandoned street? Fortunately, Bruce Lee has specific advice for walking on quiet streets, late at…

Attempted Kidnap with a Gun Scenario [Joan’s Response]

June 5, 2016 Joan Helson

Editor's Note: This is Joan Helson's (SISU Women's Self Defence) response to the abduction scenario and analysis here. It talks about what you should do when confronted with a gun to enter a vehicle. No one can tell you what to do. Only you are in your shoes and all we can do is make suggestions for…

Truecrypt Review, Protect Your Files From Prying Eyes

September 24, 2012 Logen Lanka

If you store sensitive files on your computer as part of your work, you might already have enabled password login to access your computer. However, this is not enough. Having a password to access you computer will not protect your client files if your laptop gets stolen. There is a technique to reset the password…

The Secrets of Stealth

October 19, 2008 Logen Lanka

Stealth is the art of remaining undetected; the art of being 'invisible'. To be 'invisible', the ninja has to understand how a person's presence is detected. A person detects presence by his eyes and ears. The ninja must learn to fool the enemy's sense of sight and hearing. In addition, when there are dogs guarding…

How To See In The Dark

October 13, 2008 Logen Lanka

The ninja must be able to see in near darkness to excel in stealth. The eyes have two types of cells that enable us to see. They are the cone cells and the rod cells. The cone cells see colour and works better when it is bright, whereas the rod cells can see in low…

The Ninja’s Sense Of Danger Part 2

October 13, 2008 Logen Lanka

The truth is, everyone has the ability to sense danger. An average person is aware of his surroundings. Perhaps not as acute as a ninja, but the ability is there. This sense of danger is better known as intuition. We're not talking about some supenatural force here. Intuition refers to your brain's ability to pick up…

The Ninja’s Sense Of Danger Part 3

October 13, 2008 Logen Lanka

The ninja must eliminate distractions and heighten his senses. He does this to enhance his awareness and sense of danger. The below reveals the key to: reduce distraction heighten senses Heighten Your Senses To heighten your senses means to make them more sensitive. The consequence of heighten senses is more information, which can make you distracted.…

Disguises and Roles

September 16, 2008 Logen Lanka

The ninja knew how to use society's assumptions to their advantage. These assumptions greatly influenced their disguises and combat tactics. As modern ninja, you too have to know the assumptions of modern society. And in knowing how society thinks, you will be able to use the knowledge to your benefit. Ninja Disguises and Roles The old…