My name is Dr. Jan Fitzner, I am a specialist in general medicine in Wendlingen at Neckar (Germany). In my spare time I teach Cane-Fu, the self-defense of seniors using their walking stick or umbrella for this purpose.
My background with martial arts includes that I have experience with the WingChun, the Arnis and Escrima and then in recent years have selected and revised American cane-fu ideas and Philippine stick fighting techniques so that even, and especially seniors, can practice the cane or umbrella self-defense without martial arts acrobatics.
Branko Micic, Ving Tsun Chief Instructor - VTBM Austria Self Defense Chief Instructor - SDBM Austria
Stefan Wüthrich "The Bear" - professional trainer for Martial arts, selfdefense and functional fitness
I currently instruct primarily women in realistic self-defense.
My training is based on easy to learn, effect techniques from several very effective fight arts, which I myself have trained in for 20 years and still train.
Since my training is usually under realistic circumstances (parking structures, stairways, forest, etc.) using ordinary, everyday tools as an effective means of self-defense, it was logical for me to also use the Security Umbrella in my training. Read more...