How to add self-defense to your repertoire

Last week, the World Health Organization published a study showing that 35 percent of women worldwide endure physical or sexual violence. This was the first study of its kind to look at violence against women on an international scale, according to a recent news release. The report used global population data to document the physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health effects of violence toward women. Teaming with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Do You Believe in Self-Defense?

Dear Crabby, My daughter wants me to take a self-defense class with her. The mere thought of ever needing to defend myself scares me. Can't I just keep living in the "ignorance is bliss" mode of life? Sincerely, Missy Sissy Dear Missy Sissy, I always think it's a good idea to know how to defend yourself.  I grew up in Detroit, I defended our country overseas, and I raised two kids - I know my fair share of defense work! I still say that the best defense in many circumstances is to run … [Read more...]