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Home Safety Tips for Woman Living Alone

Living alone is an exciting adventure, and many people, both women and men, find it liberating to live by their own rules. Living by yourself, however, does require some critical safety precautions. This is especially true if you are a woman; in order to stay safe, you must take safety precautions when living alone, including:…

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The Pre-Emptive Strike and Self Defense

What should you do if you notice a shadowy figure slowly approaching you on a dark street? Should you wait until their hands are on you, or prepare yourself to fight back before the attack begins? Although many people are blissfully unaware of the potential for violence until it happens to you, what you do…

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“3 Steps For Defending Yourself From A Violent Attack”

Even though most people today realize that crimes happen, but never prepare for the possibility that they themselves will become a crime victim. Regardless of your age, appearance, location, or lifestyle, crimes ranging from home invasions to carjackings to assaults are possibilities that you should prepare for. Too many people assume that the police will…

The Stark Realities of Street Self Defense

If you watch the news, you’ve probably seen the recent rise in street assaults. Even those who have self defense training or are counting on their tough appearance to dissuade an attacker are not immune to violent crimes. No matter how careful you are, it is impossible to completely avoid the chance of a violent…

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What To Do If You’re Being Threatened With A Weapon

What would you do if someone walked up behind you and pointed a gun at your back? Although it seems far-fetched, this is a possibility that you should be prepared for. Having a plan for unpleasant situations such as these is critical if you want to escape them unharmed. A face-to-face confrontation with a person…

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Using a Keychain Personal Alarm For Self Defense

If you’re in the market for self defense, you’ll soon be surprised at the wide variety of tools at your disposal, including stun guns, pepper spray, and even martial arts training DVDs. One of the most common worries with many of these products is that they could be turned against you by an attacker. While this…

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Six Personal Safety Device Evaluation Questions

Those looking for effective methods of protecting themselves in a self defense situation are often surprised at the vast array of products available to stop an attacker. Guns, knives, pepper spray canisters, stun guns, TASER devices, personal alarms, kubuton batons, how can you possibly choose? When evaluating personal safety devices, there are six questions you…

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Self Defense On A Keychain?

When choosing self defense products, above all else you must select something that is easy to keep accessible. A self defense device is useless if you can’t have it ready to use the second you need it, or worse, it is sitting at home in the bottom of a drawer. If you are faced with…

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“6 Home Security Tips For Seniors”

Age brings wisdom, but it also brings unique challenging. Even in cases where home care or assisted living-type situations are not required, there are a few important safety precautions that seniors must consider, especially those who live alone. One of the biggest risks for seniors is a fire in the home. Without early warning, escape…

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Why Carry A Self Defense Weapon?

Though you probably assume that you are safe from violent crimes, unfortunately this is not always the case. Too many people think that criminals only come after “other people,” but of course this simply is not true. Don’t go through life thinking that such events won’t ever happen to you; you won’t be prepared for…