Tag - self defense in fort collins

October 2018

Change your Walk, Reduce Your Risk of Attack

This is such an important subject.  I am so glad that research is backing up what myself and other self defense experts have been saying for a very long time.  How you walk, how you present yourself to the world non verbally is a key indicator of your risk [...]

September 2017

5 Body Language Tricks to Show You’re a Hard Target, this is self defense at the basic level

Fantastic advice here.  I especially like how he describes the stride as a initial target weakness.  I see this all the time with people especially women and teenage girls who are not very confident.  They want to shrink into oblivion, so to speak, and their stride is apparent as [...]

July 2017

How to Identify Nonverbal Indicators of Violence

  Another good article on body language clues for violence.  He brings up a couple of other items that are not in the other articles, such as hands on head, removal of clothing and lowered stance.  I can not stress this enough that we need to be aware of these [...]

June 2017

Self Defense Begins with Awareness

This is a fantastic article on awareness.  Those of you who have taken my classes know that I preach awareness before physical skills as every good instructor should.  Awareness is the key to preventing so many bad things from happening.  The article is written by the “Well Armed Woman” [...]

February 2017

The Body Language of Deceit

A fantastic snipit of how to understadn basic aspects of body language and the bad guy.  I have used some of these things in my life and even some of them everyday.  Good stuff. The Body Language of Deceit Posted on December 31, 2013 by Greg Ellifritz in Articles http://www.activeresponsetraining.net/the-body-language-of-deceit Self Defense and [...]

March 2016

Tips on how to be more aware

Awareness is something that we can easily increase if we do it correctly.  But first, what are some reasons to have good awareness. Better Driving Skills, if you have good awareness you will be a better, safer driver. Avoiding bad situations.  With good awareness comes the ability to avoid things that [...]