everyday objects as weapons

Self-Defense Tip 75 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Why Unbreakable® Umbrella?

0share Why Unbreakable® Umbrella for self-defense rather than a Kubotan keychain or a tactical pen? Why have I decided to produce Unbreakable® Umbrellas for Never-Thought-of-It LLC rather than Kubotan-like keychains or tactical pens? Here are my reasons: 1. An umbrella is longer than a Kubotan or a pen, so you can hit your attacker from …

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Self-Defense Tip 74 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Hit and Grab Easier Than Just Grab Alone

0share Strike an attacker before attempting to disarm him/her, strike with any weapon of opportunity! Having an “arm extender” in a physical altercation is better than being empty-handed. Even if your arm extender is such that striking with it won’t disable the attacker (a rolled-up magazine or a piece of clothing, for example), you can …

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Self-Defense Tip 73 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Umbrella vs. Knife

0share Umbrella, a weapon of opportunity against a knife attack This self-defense tip is about defending against a knife attack by using an umbrella. I will begin with techniques and tactics suitable for the Unbreakable® Umbrella. That’s because these are easier to practice than those possible with regular umbrellas. They are more reliable too. Because …

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Self-Defense Tip 72 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Rolled-up Magazine vs. Knife, Part II

0share Rolled-up magazine, a weapon of opportunity against a knife attack This self-defense tip continues the subject of defending against a knife attack using everyday objects, which began with tip number 69, Everyday Objects as Improvised Weapons of Self-Defense: Rolled-up Magazine vs. Knife, Part I. In tip number 69 you can see that a strong …

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Self-Defense Tip 71 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Jacket vs. Knife, Part II

0share Before I show you how to disarm a knife-wielding attacker, here are a few facts: A knife-wise attacker can make five or more knife stabs or cuts in one second, each to a different body part, and can maintain that intensity for a few seconds. (By “knife-wise” I mean an attacker who knows about …

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Self-Defense Tip 70 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Jacket vs. Knife, Part I

0share In the previous self-defense tip, I have shown how to use a rolled-up glossy magazine to deflect a knife or even knock it from an assailant’s hand. Jacket, a weapon of opportunity against a knife attack Today’s self-defense tip is about defending against a knife attack by using a jacket or any suitably substantial …

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Self-Defense Tip 69 Everyday Objects as Weapons of Self-Defense: Rolled-up Magazine vs. Knife, Part I

0share It is summertime and crime is rising — lowlifes are out and about, and you need to arm yourself as best as you can. I have already written about such everyday objects as pencils and credit cards being weapons of opportunity, for defense or for attack. This self-defense tip, and a few others that …

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