A tip of the hat to the pugilists who came before me.
It is a hard line to find sure footing on; the ability to be a gentleman in your day to day life, but still possess the capacity to do unthinkable damage to an opponent who threatens our wellbeing or that of our loved ones.
“I have introduced a new style of self defence, which can be very terrible in the hands of a quick, confident exponent” – E.W. Barton-Wright
E.W. BARTON-WRIGHT Late 1800’s