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Self-Defence for Women
Katy Passmoreon 18 April 2012
Transcript of Self-Defence for Women
The reality is that most women are not going to be able to defend themselves against a determined attack from another, larger, human being - in most cases a man. Your Inner Space How your mindset is at any given time Your physical space The space
about an arms length from you by 360º Limited physical space Unlimited physical space Self-Defence
Common Sense NO Kicks Self-Defence and UK Law An individual is entitled to protect themselves or others
They may inflictviolence and/or use weapons to do so
The level of violence may include killing the assailant
An individual may even act pre-emptively and still be
found to have acted in self-defence. © David Passmore 2011 SMART Your Body Space The space that you occupy at any one time Some facts on violence for you
1 out of 4 women will be sexually assaulted in her life time
Above all you need to be angry Forward ridge hand strike to the crotch 80,000 women suffer various types of rape in the UK each year
45% of women have experienced some form of domestic voilence, sexual assault or stalking
90% of attacks on all women will be by someone they know - Acquaintance violence it's called - So being attacked by a stranger in your own country is rare.
On average 2 women a week in the UK are killed by a voilent partner or ex-partner However being attacked by a stranger in foreign country is not so rare and much more care needs to be taken when travelling abroad.
4 out of 5 women who fight back 90% of all attacks on all women Fight or Flight Five circles of perception Summary