BugOut Blade is owned and operated by DayOne Gear LLC in Forest Park, IL. The C.U.M.A Protector is the first knife released by DayOne Gear and was designed by Waysun Johnny Tsai and Matt Szubka. DayOne Gear LLC is also the parent company for Live Fire Gear LLC at www.livefiregear.com. Live Fire Gear LLC is a leading manufacturer of fire starting products which include Fire Cord and Live Fire Tins. You can also visit the full DayOne Gear product line of emergency supplies at www.dayonegear.com.
DayOne Gear is dedicated to supplying our customers with the best Survival Gear, Emergency Food Supplies, Outdoor Gear, and Prepping Supplies for outdoor enthusiasts, at the lowest price possible.
Waysun Johnny Tsai is a Chicagoland native. He is a freelance writer and the author of Practical Kung Fu (Triumph Books 2008). Johnny has also authored and published 9 DVDS on the topic of Practical Street Defense. Johnny also designs knives and self-defense products for the following companies: TOPS Knives, Smokey Mountain Knife Works, Slysteel Knives and DayOne Gear. As a lifelong practitioner of the martial arts, Tsai has over 30 years of professional teaching experience in practical street defense. He is the founder of C.U.M.A. Combatives and The C.U.M.A. Survival School and regularly teaches courses on Disaster Preparedness as well as on the topic of Bugging Out and Urban/Wilderness survival.
For more information on Sijo Waysun Johnny Tsai please visit www.cumasurvivalschool.com