Always fight dirty to win…. hand full of sand/pepper spray to eyes, there is foaming type of pepper spray that is like shaving cream you wipe it it foams again a show stopper. easy to finish off winded blinded opponent sand is for place where you could get back lash from using spray in confined space. I have short handled steel handled wrapped with carbon fiber handle axe with a spike on other side ( great disarming tool)and a trenching tool with sharpened edges.
I also wear bracers made of metal to protect for arms learned form real dueling the small cuts on arms from this can lead to real problems in unclean environment especially