SelfDefense

Non Lethal Self-Defense

Non Lethal Self-Defense It seems like violent crime is everywhere these days. From the local nightly news to the front page of the morning paper, we are constantly reminded that we live in a dangerous and unpredictable world. Crime statistics confirm these reports – according to the FBI, there were a reported 1,390,695 violent crimes …

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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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