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

Stealth 101: Crouching Cont. (Peaking, Low Crouch, and Body Drag)

The exhibit of basic stealth movement concepts continues with Stealth Technique in Stealth 101:Crouching Continued. In this lesson of sorts, ST offers up practical points on peering around corners from a crouched position as well as a modified prone position that can be used to glance at one's surroundings without exposing the head to the … Continue reading Stealth 101: Crouching Cont. (Peaking, Low Crouch, and Body Drag)

Infiltration by Flaw of Structural Design: Security Concepts Informed by Ninjutsu

A colloquialism of the security industry, ' prevention of crime by environmental/structural design' involves building a structure in such a way that the commission of crime is pre-empted... High-walls, concrete barriers, and fencing are typical security related additions to buildings that are meant to facilitate a deterrence of crime through structural design, but these measures … Continue reading Infiltration by Flaw of Structural Design: Security Concepts Informed by Ninjutsu

The Spook Protocol and Its relation to ‘Democracy’

It is well-known that security agencies of the world rely on a system of classification and secrecy in keeping the details of their operations out of the public sphere. Each year, millions of pages of documents are edited with a redaction protocol, classified as 'secret', and withheld from our gaze to prevent the unprivileged from … Continue reading The Spook Protocol and Its relation to ‘Democracy’