Category Archives: Self Defense

How to Prepare Your Kids for an Active Shooter at School

Parents around the country are sitting down to talk to their children about what to do in an active shooter situation. Many schools from elementary to high school are helping their students prepare with active shooter drills and discussions in the classroom. While it may be hard for you to talk with your children about…
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Self Defense Tips for Young Girls

High school aged girls around the Triangle will be getting up in the dark to run and train for cross country or staying out late practicing softball. Many of these girls will be graduating and heading off to various college campuses around the area and across the country. Recent statistics indicate that 1.9 million women…
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How Kids Can Protect Themselves from Bullies

Every parent hopes that their child will be able to enjoy going to school and that they will make lifelong friends. However, this is not always the case. Many children have to deal with becoming a target for a bully. As parents, we want to stick up for our children and intervene for their well-being…
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What You Should Do in an Active Shooter Situation

The number of active shooter situations in the news has people across the country fearing that one of these incidents will take place at an event, or in their workplace, school, or house of worship. While many organizations have plans in place in the event of an active shooter situation, there are additional things you…
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More On Verbal Self Defense

Self defense isn't always about physical fighting skills. Being able to talk your way out of a violent confrontation can be just as important when faced with a situation like this. In our last post, we started talking about verbal judo and how it works. Below you'll find how you can use words instead of…
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Verbal Self-Defense

Using verbal commands for self-defense is not a new idea. Its been used by psychologists, police, and other professions all around the country for years. The term most used to describe this course of action is called verbal judo. We're going to discuss this more below. If you're searching for the best martial arts, BJJ,…
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Everyday Self Defense Tips: Avoiding Shady Places

No matter if you're going out downtown, taking a road trip, or traveling overseas, avoiding dangerous places should be at the top of your list when it comes to your safety. Properly planning out your travels and knowing where not to go is all part of the prevention side of self defense. Prevention is your…
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Everyday Self Defense Tips: Being a Bad Target

Welcome back to the next installment on basic self defense. Over the course of this series, we're going to fill you in on all the top tips that will ensure your safety, day or night. Last week, we gave you an introduction to basic self defense, talked about the general roles of physical fitness and…
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