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Pepper Spray Strength Nothing To Sneeze At!

They’re red hot, and they’ll make you swoon. No, it’s not a new rock band. I’m talking about pepper spray – popular non-lethal devices...

Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Turns to Jujitsu Self Defense

As one can imagine, Rancella practices her jujitsu self defense techniques with an intensity that is driven from a life experience. She tends to...

Fight Back Against Rape – With Fear!

Rape. It’s a four letter word that hurls women into the basement of their fears. And it’s every parent’s unspoken fear for their daughter. You...

On Sheep, Wolves and Sheepdogs: Surviving Violence

From the book, On Combat, by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman . . . "Honor never grows old, and honor rejoices the heart of age. It...

Women’s Personal Protection is a Woman’s Responsibility

More than seventy percent of women in America encounter a violent crime within their life time. Every nine seconds a woman is battered. One...

Homeowner Kills Intruder: ‘I was fighting for my life’

By Diana Rugg / NBC Charlotte ~ HICKORY, N.C. – A Hickory man is grateful to be alive after he said an intruder broke...

Surviving The Street

One of Moni Aizik’s Level 2 Commando Krav Maga instructors in Holland was attacked and forced to use his training skills and shares this...

Melissa Soalt Discusses Fighting Back in Tight Situations

“How did you get into self defense? Did something happen to you?” It’s a question I’ve been asked countless times. I wasn’t always in touch...

Handguns as Defensive Weapons

Weapons are as old as man. From rocks and sticks to the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), there are enough variations to fill a shelf...

Sudden Violence Against Civilians: Are You Prepared?

When I hear in the media about sudden violence against civilians, I often find out that the victim, more often than not, made several...

Ninja Self-Defense 01 – Know Thy Enemy

If having the skills of a Ninja does not absolutely ensure victory, how can an average person with fundamental self-defense skills hope to survive...

Be Prepared for an Active Shooter

The shootings at Trolley Square, Virginia Tech and the Omaha Mall remind us that violence can strike at any time and in any place....

How To Save Your Ass With Self Defense

By Cassandra Kapp ~ It's awesome if you can take a self defense course...but most of us don't have the money (or time) to commit....

Psychiatric Medication and Crime

The availability of psychiatric medication is a major factor in holding down crime. One major "red herring" is the "conspiracy theory" that the school...

21 Most Effective Self Defense Techniques Everyone Should Know

Jo Miller, an editor for the website Jen Reviews, asked us to share a wonderful article about the 21 most effective self defense techniques...

A New York Shooting – And What The Victims Did Wrong

Even if you don't live in New York City, you've likely heard by now of an aspiring actress who was shot and killed during...

How Could the Holy Secrets of Handgunning Be Known By a...

How could the holy secrets of handgunning be known by a woman? Most of my friends have wives or girlfriends who don’t support their gun...

Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

The infographic below highlights key findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey and presents facts everyone should know about Intimate Partner...

EDC Women’s Self Defense Knives

Photo Above: Spyderco Endura (old model) Spyderco Endura (new model with the steel clip and Emerson wave feature) Cold Steel Black Talon II Spyderco Resilience In this article Bill...

Using Common Sense in a Sexual Situation

Not so long ago a radio station aired a piece on how a female can escape an unwanted sexual situation by using an app...