In Brooklyn, a Roving Gym Is Building Muscle and Community
Pop Gym, a Brooklyn-based martial arts collective, is bringing self-defense to unexpected venues—and the vulnerable.
How Muslim Americans Are Defending Themselves and Their Communities Against Bigotry
Islamophobia is becoming more widespread and systemic throughout the U.S., but Muslim Americans aren't idly awaiting their ruin.
The Kung Fu Nuns Teaching Self-Defense in the Himalayas
Nuns from the Drukpa lineage of Buddhism are known for their strength, athletic ability, and humanitarian relief work.
The Long, Fascinating History of Leftist Self-Defense
Right-wingers may be more culturally associated with firearms, but the left has trained for combat since the 19th century.