No one wants to think about being the victim of a violent crime, but sticking your head in the sand isn't the solution — especially if you're in a more vulnerable group. The fact is, three women die each day in the United States at the hands of their significant other, and 1 in 5 women will be the victim of an attempted rape or rape over the course of their lifetime. Studies show that LGBTQ+ people are also disproportionately affected by violent crimes, with transgender people experiencing…
There's an unfortunate reality about the world we live in, and as much as we would like to live with our head in the clouds, the real world is unsafe and there are bad people that want to threaten our safety.
Walking home alone and feeling uneasy? Getting a weird vibe from a stranger on the bus? Many of us have been there. But learning self-defense techniques — and practicing them regularly — may save your day. Here are eight self-defense moves any beginner can use to escape an attacker.
Tip: Fist or flat hand? Most often your hand automatically clenches into a fist before a blow. Make sure to do so without injuring your fingers. Also, don’t neglect using the flat of your hand in a fight: this type of blow will come as more of a surprise! #SafetyTech #selfdefense
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