With the events in Berkley, Charlottesville, North Carolina, Boston and frankly most major cities. Self Defense is becoming a serious issue in the minds of most Americans. Just this morning I watched a Trump supporter who was beaten up by a mob of about 30 in Berkley. Its a terrifying thing to see. For many people getting off the ground with self defense is where it gets tough.
This is an in depth article about a training course, of which there are many, that focused on combat. The idea of regularly attending gym and studying Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai may not be that appealing to many. I understand that. This is another option outside of your sidearm and whatever combat skills you have gleaned from TV, movies or YouTube.