Self Defense

Martial arts have come so far since the old days of traditional forms and kung fu hoopla

Martial arts have come so far since the old days of traditional forms and kung fu hoopla Your mind is so much more powerful than most folks give it credit for. Would you be shocked to discover that great self defense moves are not the key to surviving the streets? Sure, they play a part …

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On the Home Front

On the Home Front During the World War II era Rosie was not only learning riveting, she was learning self defense. With men away at the frontlines, and many nations the world over facing the real specter of hostile invasion, women’s self defense became a matter of common concern. In this regard, for a host …

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The Martial Arts and Self-Defense – Emotional Response and Reaction

The Martial Arts and Self-Defense – Emotional Response and Reaction The media has fuelled the perception that ordinary people on the street are in constant danger from violent attack, and self-defense classes promise to counter this fear. To attract students, most martial arts schools in the U.S. teach self-defense methods. They make many claims about …

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Women’s Self-Defense Against Men

Women’s Self-Defense Against Men When looking at the increasing numbers of reports about violence against women, it is clear that women’s self-defense against men is becoming an important issue in today’s society. There are many products and techniques designed for women’s self-defense against men, from mace guns to judo and assertiveness training. Unfortunately, these things …

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Why Most Women’s Self-Defense Programs Are Wrong

Why Most Women’s Self-Defense Programs Are Wrong In the world of women’s self-defense training, there are two generally accepted “schools” of thought. Unfortunately, both take extreme viewpoints and are usually founded on nothing more than the so-called “expert’s” beliefs. Without real-world experience, and instructor teaching self-defense to anyone, but especially to women, is quite likely …

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Do You Know How To Use The Basic Self Defense Moves On A Threatening Situation?

Do You Know How To Use The Basic Self Defense Moves On A Threatening Situation? Self defense is the practice of protecting yourself in a defensive manner in order to reduce any harm caused by another attacker, or to help you get rid of a violent situation. There are many different forms of self defense. …

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