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Photo of the Week: The Pen Cushion Defense

The Pen Cushion Defense

Ah, yes! It is true – the pen is mightier than the sword … when used literarily. Indeed, words, via the pen, have changed the world. Case in point, the Declaration of Independence.

But the pen has other practical and beneficial uses, one being an implement of self-defense. Our photo of the week features “The Pen Cushion” to make a graphically visual statement, which is that the pen is an impaling weapon when used appropriately and correctly. It is one of the common utensils in our Unlikely Weapons instructional DVD series, available at Amazon or at King’s Karate.