SelfDefense

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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