It is important that you know all about self defense and how to utilize it when the need arises. A flying kick or a karate technique will stop an attacker in his tracks. There are several different types of self defense courses that you can take, and although some people have taken one course, many choose to learn more that one type of martial arts skill.

It is important for you to be able to use various parts of your body or other resources to defend yourself should you come under attack. Learning self defense training will help you to stay focused and collected should you suddenly face a situation that puts you in danger.

Important Tips

  1. Do not panic. Relax and stay focused and think wisely. When you are faced with a crisis it is important that think and act smart. Your attacker could be on a rush and not really thinking straight. If you are able to talk to the attacker and work your way through with a safe conclusion, try talking the attacker out of the situation. Be calm and try not to aggravate the situation into something worse. Talking it through might work if you stay calm and try to calm the attacker with words. The best self defense mechanism is using your head and avoiding the altercation. However, when all else fails then you have to use your martial arts skills in order to defend yourself from the circumstance.
  2. There are several self- defense products on the market that you can purchase in order to use to defend yourself. Many women carry pepper sprays in the purse or jacket. Stun guns and stun batons are others that are available but generally are not as popular as the pepper spray. Stun guns and batons are often used by the police force as a way to protect themselves from attack.
  3. Travel in pairs and avoid places in which you can be confronted. It is best that you travel in familiar places and in a group of people. Stay away from less traveled areas especially at night. These areas expose you to danger because of the darkness and by it being less populated.
  4. Look confident. At least in your stance and mannerisms. Criminals and strangers will prey on those who look weak and vulnerable. Stay confident and look alert and aware. Hold your head high and walk confident. And always be aware of your surroundings.
  5. Enroll in a self defense course. Learning how to defend yourself will teach you the best strategies to use in order to protect yourself from attack by the hands of a stranger. There are several different types of courses that you can take. Find out which one interests you the most and take a course in it.

Panther Martial Arts Center was established in 1996 and teaches a variety of courses, which include; Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Chi Kung for self defense as well as fitness courses that include Yoga and Fitness Kickboxing.

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