Originally Posted by Pistolgripshotty
I guess people don't know how to use their fist any more? Most people that I encounter that carry can't even throw a decent punch.
This certainly doesn't have anything to do with the subject of this thread and is pretty much beside the point.
Many of us are no longer young. Some may have some disability issues. And in any case, the point is self defense, not mutual combat. The point is to be able to deal with a possible armed assailant or multiple assailants. The point is to avoid becoming a victim of violent crime.