Self Defense Articles & Educational Material — Self-Defense

The Groin Kick. A Girl’s Best Friend.

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The Groin Kick. A Girl’s Best Friend.

The groin kick may seem very obvious to most women, but the execution of the groin kick in a stressful situation, is another matter. Often our common sense goes right out the window when faced with a sudden and threatening situation. For this reason, practicing self defense training over and over is the number one... Continue Reading →

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The 4 E’s of Self-Defense

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The 4 E’s of Self-Defense

Krav Maga. Karate. Tai Kwon Do. Along with a slew of others. It can all be a little confusing to decipher. The list of formal martial arts specialties seems to be growing year after year. But don’t let the foreign names and fancy moves overwhelm you when it comes to everyday self-defense. You are not... Continue Reading →

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Online Dating Safety

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Online Dating Safety

With the rise in popularity of online dating, especially with Apps like Tinder, it’s becoming increasingly important that women understand the dangers of meeting strangers and how to defend themselves should their date go topsy-turvy. Self-defense products for women and safety awareness training are more important than ever. Online dating can be a great way to... Continue Reading →

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Victim Selection Through The Eyes of A Rapist

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Victim Selection Through The Eyes of A Rapist

Every 9 seconds a woman is sexually assaulted or beaten in America. Think about how insane that is! That is 9,600 women a day! Women must educate themselves on self-defense and safety awareness. I cannot stress this enough. Society is looking for answers and one such project revealed some pretty interesting information. In a recent... Continue Reading →

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Stun Guns 101 – A Crash Course in Electrical Self Defense

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Stun Guns 101 – A Crash Course in Electrical Self Defense

Stun guns are a very popular and effective method of non-lethal self-defense. Stun guns are permitted in many areas where firearms are not. Furthermore, a stun gun may be the best self-protection solution for a person who is not permitted by law, for whatever reason, to own or carry a firearm. There are also moral,... Continue Reading →

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What Pepper Spray Feels Like

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What Pepper Spray Feels Like

First and foremost: pepper spray will drop your attacker, but it takes a few seconds to really take effect, so don’t panic and just keep spraying!!! It is designed to be a non-lethal self defense product. It is designed to create a window of opportunity and allow you to escape a potentially deadly situation. Most pepper... Continue Reading →

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How To Use Pepper Spray Effectively

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How To Use Pepper Spray Effectively

The first, and most obvious, thing to do is to have your pepper spray quickly available to reach in an emergency situation. Seconds can become a life/death situation if you are confronted with an attacker. Do not keep your pepper spray in your glove box. Keep it on your body at all times, whether that... Continue Reading →

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The Kubotan. What It is. And Why You Need One.

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The Kubotan. What It is. And Why You Need One.

This simple and inexpensive device could save your life and every girl above the age of 8 should have one. The Kubotan (sometimes erroneously spelled as Kubaton or Kobutan) self-defense key chain is a close-quarter self-defense weapon developed by Takayuki Kubota. It is typically no more than 6 inches long and about half an inch  in diameter, slightly thicker... Continue Reading →

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