memorial on the Ersatz Crater

Battle of Vimy Ridge WWI – 100years

Date: April 9th – 12th 1917 Location: Battle of Arras in Nord-Pas- de-Calais Region France Canadians killed: 3,598 wounded 7,004 Amount of ground captured: 3,700M One would think Vimy is a word that every Canadian should know especially as April 9th approaches. But how many Canadians could really tell you what took place there in France…

pressure tested

YOU DON’T NEED PRESSURE IN YOUR TRAINING!?

How many times do I hear that statement directed at my method of teaching my system of combatives.   Usually I am told I am not sensitive enough or too military/RSM-ish when I teach. I appreciate the feedback and I know some of it comes from well intentioned people who believe, if I just made…

cull the crap

The Great Cull

A walk-in-closet is a great place to feed moths….   Lately my wife has been culling our household. Inspired by the ‘French capsule wardrobe’ concept she has adapted it to everything. She’s culling everything from kid’s clothes to kitchen dishes – Why? Well when you have 3 kids 3 yrs and under you too will…

battleschool

BATTLESCHOOL IS BACK…and I can’t wait

Bill Wolfe’s Battleschool Camp – Infamous for its discipline and toughness, K.I.S.S./P=C training concepts, but legendary for giving martial artists the ultimate self protection education and qualification in the martial arts world… Gain insight for Wolfes camps – from a students perspective. How many times have we heard something like that about some martial art…

2015 year end ground knife

2015 Years End Round Up

I get a huge amount of insight into what martial arts/self defense students and trainers, just like you, are thinking when it comes to starting and looking for new training for 2016.  Whether that be through questions about my combative system, on-line training, training DVD’s or the TV documentaries I have done about WWII Combatives…

Bill Wolfe Combatives Expert

Train with Wolfe, Veterans Day follow up

HELLO AGAIN & A Merry Christmas! Hope you all had an excellent Thanksgiving with family and friends. I wanted to wait to reply until I’d had enough time to digest all the questions I fielded because of Camp X. How many of you actually saw Camp X – Secret Agent School?   In the past…

Bill Wolfe November Lead Up

11 Days of Remembrance

It’s been over 100 years since the start of World War 1   It’s been 100 years since the start of world war 1 ‘The Great War’ And it is appropriate to reflect on the millions of casualties.  This was suppose to be the war to end all wars and when you see the sheer…

The Battle of the Yser. Admirable resistance of Belgian soldiers

October Horror Story

I was asked the other day what my favorite Halloween horror story was and I had to admit I didn’t have one. As a kid I was never one to believe much in ghost stories or care about scary movies and that’s still true today. Why is that I was asked and I figure the…