Self defense for women teaches skills that can be learned by almost any woman. We all envision ourselves as master martial artists, like Jackie Chan, whooping multiple bad-guy butt while still looking sharp and sustaining no injury ourselves.
Check out the Techniques and Pressure Points for ways to physically defend yourself against larger attackers.
If you wonder which Martial Arts is best for you, check out the over 20 different Martial Arts descriptions to find
a good match for you.
Before beginning a new relationship you may wish to read the Intuition page, filled with signs and red flags to help you predict if this guy is a possible abuser. including Battered Woman Syndrome along with other various abuses and how to detect them early.
There are always personal circumstances where I can't simply tell you how to react. At the same time, I can't pass judgment on how other women handle themselves when confronted with self defense experiences.
There are infinite components to each situation: presence of children, local laws and finances, etc.Please know, though, that you are a valuable human being and have the right to be treated as such. Women are mentally strong by nature and can make tough decisions about their own life and the lives of those in her care.
Look through the pages of my website and read first those that fit your situation. If you are not in an immediate situation please start at the beginning where we discuss avoidance and how to anticipate dangerous situations.
That includes the awareness of everyone around you, where they are and what they are doing. It seems like a lot to keep track of all the time, but after a while it will be second nature, an unconscious talent.
One day you may find yourself trapped, threatened and in fear of your or-God forbid- a loved one’s safety. You will be glad that you took the initiative to learn self defense for women. No one wants to be the next tragic story on the six o’clock news.