Self Defence Techniques Are Dangerous
The key for anyone from the beginner to the so-called “expert” in self-defence to grow is to make LOTS OF ERRORS, screw-ups, and mistakes. It is critical that in our training, we make errors to increase our brain plasticity. #selfdefense #selfdefensetechniques #violenceprevention
One of the most tragic areas of teaching violence prevention where I often feel helpless is not being able to reach those who need it most because those who are supposed to educate, nurture, and support are the problem! #trauma #childhoodtrauma #abuse #childabuse #domesticviolence
Use of Humour in Self-Defence
Over 27 years of teaching self-defence, the most consistent comment I have heard from students, regardless of age, is how humour was critical in their retention of the content, often in the most dangerous of situations. Effective teaching should place your clients on a rollercoaster ride that they never forget!
Do Self Defense Phone Apps Work?
I receive many emails/messages asking me if these self defense phone apps work to prevent attacks? In short, they might if the circumstances are just right, but I do have a number of concerns with them which I will discuss here. First of
What Is Real Strength In Self Defense?
When I ask this question, I believe that most people automatically think of someone physically defending themselves. And often they picture the macho looking scene where someone executes all these amazing self defense techniques and then braggi
It is Rape, so Call it Rape!
"It is Rape, so Call it Rape!" The moment I bring up the word "rape" most people cringe, but when I bring up the term "sexual assault" people seem a little less apprehensive to talk about it. Why?
The Consequences of Revenge
Want to see the emotion instantly rise in someone? Ask them the question, “What would you do if someone harmed one of your loved ones?” The answer I receive about 95% of the time is something like, “I would kill the person!” And often, they will ask me, “Wouldn’t you?” But what are, The Consequences of Revenge? Click the link to read why I hope I would not exact revenge! #selfdefense #revenge #violenceprevention #consequences
Commonly taught is to "Strike First, Ask Questions Later!" The only problem with that is you will be the one who is asked questions by the police, a judge, and your family. I am not saying you should not strike first, but understand when it is appropriate legally, morally, and ethically! #conflictresolution #conflict #selfdefense #violenceprevention
Want To Increase Your Chances Of Being Attacked? Simple, but Stupid Tips!
Over the past couple years I have put together a series called, Want to Increase Your Chances of Being Attacked? Follow these Simple, but Stupid Tips of the Day! 99% of the feedback has been positive with a couple who weren't quite quick enough to figure out the reverse advice given in them. All my tips are not gender specific! They work equall...
Ain't no party like a "SAFE Self-Defence Party!" Think 'Pampered Chef! -- but more violent, and waaaaay more fun! Got a garage, basement or back yard... ? Access to a gym, yoga studio, church or community centre... ? SAFE parties are fun, engaging and educational -- AND more affordable than you think. Contact Chris Roberts at SAFE International (www.safeinternational.biz), and PARTY ON! #selfdefenseparty #safeinternationalselfdefense #womenselfdefense #selfdefence
Want To Increase Your Chances Of Unsuccessfully Defending Yourself?
Click on the image for full size! Here is the latest instalment of How To Increase Your Chances of Being Attacked, but with a twist. Now we show you how to Increase The Chances Of Unsuccessfully Defending Yourself! by following these Stupid, but Simple Tips of the Day! For more information, please stay on our site at www.safeinternational.biz
Park Your Car In Forward Or Back It In? SAFE International Self Defense
Whenever I conduct my SAFE Women's Self Defense Parties or Corporate Courses, we do a segment on car safety. One of the topics we discuss is the advantage of backing into parking spots rather than driving in parked forward. Why would it matter? Picture this. You have approached your car and have gotten in. Maybe you locked the door, maybe yo...
Online Self Defence
The Halton District School Board has implemented the online version of our program with another 500 students! Various other schools are implementing in the phys ed and shsm programs. Contact me for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org if your an educator looking for programs during the Covid virus! #HDSB #educators #physed