I would like to point out an interesting article entitled “Top 10 Martial Arts for Self Defense.” It provides information about various martial arts and their suitability for self defense. At the end of the article is a bonus “martial art” that beats the other 10, hands down, and is endorsed by some of the most famous martial artists:
It’s something of a joke, and out of regard for the popular definition of “martial arts,” firearms were left off the list. They are, however, by far the most efficient method of self-defense. Bruce Lee carried a .357 magnum everywhere once he became famous as the guy no one could beat in a fight, because there are always stupid jerks who want to prove that wrong. He had no intention of risking injury.
Chuck Norris is well known as a pro-gun advocate, and in response to a reporter’s ironic question, “If someone broke into your house, would you use your roundhouse kick?” he replied, “No, I’d use my 10 gauge.”