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Date rape. What it is and how to protect yourself

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What is date rape?

Date rape is a form of acquaintance rape, meaning you know the person in some kind of way and/or there has been a romantic or potentially sexual relationship between the parties involved. Date rape may also happen between acquaintances, were the two persons have never been involved romantically or sexually(co-workers, classmates, friends, neighbours, etc.)

Date rape is very frequent in college campuses and clubs or bars, where there is frequent use of alcohol and other date rape drugs; situations where drug facilitated sexual assault can be smoothly executed.

 

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Finding 'me time' and 'self-defence time'

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How often do you find yourself stressed, pressed and ‘gasping’ for time?

For many of us, these feelings and thoughts are very common, especially these fast track days we are living. Although not new, this is the epidemic of the new era:stress.

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How Krav Maga Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur And Leader

 A few days ago I came across this quote: “Power has to come from the inside out, not the outside in. Forget about the other person’s power. First, learn to control your own power. Second, learn to control your opponent’s power. Third, learn not to be controlled.”

 This quote instantly made me think of Krav Maga and how it empowers the individual, how it gives him or her the power from the inside-out. I then started to ponder on the life applications Krav Maga has besides the obvious (self-defence) and one seemed to illuminate: business.

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 Sensing an important connection, I started sketching out some ways in which Krav Maga can make you a better entrepreneur, leader and even employee.

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The 'wills' and 'wonts' of Krav Maga training

Krav Maga is one of those self-defence systems that some people are afraid of trying. It's gotten this reputation for being brutal, vicious and scary! While Krav Maga can be all of that, we feel that this image is pretty one dimensional.

There are many sectors Krav Maga training can be applied to. These include civilian, law enforcement, and military. Each sector brings with it a specific focus on technique, strategy and methodology. What one learns as a civilian for example can be different in its application and overall goal than as a soldier. The impact that training has on you will be slightly varied in each case.

This article brings to light what Krav Maga training will and won't do for you as a civilian Krav Maga practitioner.

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How to teach your children about road safety

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Roads can be dangerous especially for children. As a parent all you wish for is your children to grow up healthy and safe and to fulfill their dreams.

The truth is that children can get hurt at any time and that child abduction and kidnapping attempts are happening and it seems like it’s occurring more than ever.

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Tips on dealing with a dog attack (Infographic)

You may not think it, but dog attacks are a serious problem in Australia. Out of the 5140 dog attacks reported to councils across the state, 3017 victims were humans (4729 were on other animals). The numbers have not dropped and many people continue to be injured and unfortunately a few do not survive these attacks.

Our goal with this post is to help you. We hope you never become a victim on this terrifying situation, but knowing some strategies for dealing with this kind of attack could save your life. We've made this infographic which outlines some effective ways to avoid an attack and apply self-defence methods to survive and get home safely.

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Ask a trainer #4 with Umberto Ansaldo

Ask an expert your Krav Maga questions 

Umberto Ansaldo is our Regional Manager in Hong Kong and also one of our instructors in the region. He has been practicing Krav Maga for 5 years and has a background in martial arts practice of 20 years.

 

Matt asks:

Hey guys, I have a question! This is for those who are juggling work and family commitments. Is there any recommended method a student can learn Krav through distance education (e.g DVDs, online tutorials etc)?

 

Umberto answers:

There is quite a bit you can do by training solo.

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8 Safe Web Browsing Tips For Your Children

Here we have put together 8 points that will help keep your children safe while on the internet. Feel free to share this with them, however you choose.

  1. Do not give out any personal information such as your address, telephone number, parents name, work address, or anything that seems a little wrong to do, without asking your parents. Someone can use this information to locate you; there have been cases where people
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Ask a Trainer #3 with Nathan Cross

Ask an expert your Krav Maga questions

Nathan Cross is a Level 1 Instructor who heads our North Palmerston, New Zealand school. Nathan is very passionate about helping his community, to learn to be safe and protect themselves should the need arise. This week, Nathan answers #AskaTrainer 3

Jakub asks: What would you suggest students can do to improve their Krav Maga? Besides regular classes - are there other things one can do outside / in their own time to get better or should be conscious of?

Nathan answers: A great thing about Krav Maga is that it is not just a fighting style. As a system that focuses on self defence you do not need to practice sparring or fighting every day to be enhancing your Krav Maga skills and to increase your capability to defend yourself. When you walk down

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You Think You Don’t Need Self Defence? Think Again!

In a perfect world we would not be having this conversation. In a perfect world people would not have to defend themselves against an attack, especially women. In a perfect world women should not have to worry about assault, sexual harassment or rape.

Unfortunately we don’t live in a perfect world. You know it, you see it everyday in the news and even if we try to ignore it or to be optimistic and to think it will never happen to you, the reality is, you can’t be sure of it.

In a culture of domestic violence, assault and rape, self-defence for women should be a priority.

 Yes, it outrages you and us too, that women should be taught how to defend themselves, when in fact the root of the problem is the abuser, the attacker, the rapist. They are the ones that should be taught not to do all those things.

 But until that perfect world comes you can take control and you can arm yourself with the ability to fight back and protect yourself and the ones you love.

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