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What Pepper Spray Feels Like

We're going to dive into exactly what pepper spray feels like and how it works on the nervous system. But first, it's important to stress that self-defense preparation is not a "one and done" topic. Different situations will better handled with different self-defense weapons and tactics. Continue Reading →
how to use pepper spray effectively for self defense

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 →
the kubotan self defense weapon explained

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 →