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This site is dedicated to those eccentric few who pursue a path of self-development through the study and practice of stealth, EDC, ninjutsu, espionage, and emergency preparedness.

 

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The Snake Choker: Spook Pain Compliance Tool

Somewhat similar by way of effecting technical applications of the Kusari Fundo 鎖分銅 of Ninjutsu, the Snake Choker is a Shadow Work invention that can be used to incapacitate or gain compliance with a target through inducing moderate to extreme pain (as well as strangulation). The device is constructed from 850 paracord using chains of snake-knots … Continue reading The Snake Choker: Spook Pain Compliance Tool

Be Like Water and Fill Your Own Cup: Dojo Syndrome, Disability, and the Martial Arts

During my stint of dojo training I was quick to become aware of the disparity between the physical force of a truly violent offender and that of a dojo uke 受け. In the dojo, training in violence was accented with the friendly understanding that a technique not be carried out with the utmost force achievable, so … Continue reading Be Like Water and Fill Your Own Cup: Dojo Syndrome, Disability, and the Martial Arts

Sabotage and the Spook Protocol: The OSS Manual of Simple Sabotage

“The saboteur should be ingenious in using his every-day equipment. All sorts of weapons will present themselves if he looks at his surroundings in a different light.” – OSS Manual of Simple Sabotage, 1944 Sabotage Defined Sabotage may be defined as any covert and malicious act of destroying property or otherwise undermining a ’cause’ by secret interference with assets or … Continue reading Sabotage and the Spook Protocol: The OSS Manual of Simple Sabotage

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