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Spike in Tucson Home Invasions: Are You Prepared?

March 9th, 2012 By Steven Knope, MD

Over the past several months, I’ve been approached by several patients with concerns about their personal safety and the safety of their family members. Why, might you ask, would your doctor weigh in on this issue?  Throughout history, many doctors have been martial artists.  As some of you know, I have more than a passing interest in self-defense. I’ve spent thousands of hours studying this discipline.  I hold a 3rd degree black belt in Kenpo Karate, I’ve studied knife fighting with Master Tom Sotis and I continue to train in tactical defense at Gunsite, the country’s premier private firearms training facility in Prescott, Arizona.… Read the rest