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Ladies Self Defence

By Arakan Martial Art on February 1, 2015 in Self Defence | comments

In this day and age, the unfortunate truth is that it is necessary for all ladies to prepare themselves, and acquire the skills to defend themselves from would be attackers. Ladies self defence skills need to be taken on by both young and old, as crime does not discriminate.

Ladies self defence training needs to be practical, simple, highly effective, and applicable in a variety of real life situations and not necessarily in the context of a ring competition. This entails using your physical size and structure to your full advantage, maximizing your speed and power. You must also learn to use your attacker’s momentum against themselves together with highly effective strikes and deflections which works with momentum (rather than opposing strength) to ward off or incapacitate your attacker.

The style of self defense chosen must be provided by an experienced instructor, who is patient in teaching you the skills and passing on knowledge necessary for defend yourself. 

These skills need to be learnt, and developed on an ongoing basis, to be able to utilise the acquired skills in a self defence situation, a real investment in time and training must be made. 

A six week once off course (for example) may be a great way to begin your journey toward empowerment and teach you some basic skills. However in a real life pressure situation, only a serious investment in developing the knowledge, confidence and skills to defend yourself effectively may achieve the desired result.

The sad truth is that some ladies decide to take Self Defence lessons after a traumatic event. Prevention is better than cure, so please take the first step today ladies, and prepare, and empower yourselves with the confidence and skills to effectively protect yourself.




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TESTIMONIALS

A very good friend of mine held a party for his 17 year old son and my wife and I offered to help out with the general party stuff. All was well up until 9:45. A group of uninvited teenagers (party crashers) approached the front gate and despite of being told several times that the party was closed and that they would not be let in, the group got louder and started to climb on neighbouring fences. 
 
I started to get surrounded by 5 or 6 of them holding open cans and bottles yelling abuse, my adrenalin started rising and I started to pick out my targets (just in case). Then it happened, a push…it was immediately answered by a back fist (guy in front of me), slight turn to the left and followed by a straight palm (guy to my left), it connected quite well and caused a bit of a domino effect. The rest of the group cleared out quickly and started to throw cans and bottles at us; luckily no one was hurt. Eventually the police arrived and scanned the area for those who started this mess.  

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