This pops up on the news feed before.. Worth a read
“I didn’t think I was getting good blows in but my knuckles are bruised today,” Dolley told the newspaper the day after the incident. “Hitting someone like that, it isn’t like the movies.”
“She punched him about 10 times and cornered him in her bedroom. She tried to grab for her gun but opened the wrong drawer, so she reached for her backup weapon, a Japanese-styled ninjato sword.
She woke up around midnight to the voice of a man in her house Thursday, she told the newspaper. She got out of bed, turned on the lights and saw him standing in her living room. Fortunately, her combat training instincts kicked in right away.”
resident Karen Dolley used her medieval combat training and a sword to fight off a man who broke into her home last week, according to the Indianapolis Star.