Joe Bertoni has dedicated his life to providing reality based defense training to law enforcement officers and other individuals from around the world. This website was created to be resource for all who desire to learn how to better protect themselves and those they love by learning the art of reality based defense, the yawara stick, knives, and other small weapons.  


Yawara Stick Starter Guide

Kickstart your training by downloading your yawara stick starter guide. This guide will give you all the basics you need to get started with learning the yawara stick. The guide includes body conditioning, movements, stances, strikes and more. Enter your email below to receive your guide.