Many women feel they are at a disadvantage in self-defense right from the beginning because they can’t equal to the size and strength of a man. Luckily there are many techniques for women to learn how to protect themselves should a potentially dangerous situation arise. Women should no longer feel like they can’t do anything to help themselves. It is just a matter of learning how to use self-defense correctly and with what should you protect yourself with.
Women should no longer feel like the victim and fault themselves for unable to protect themselves. There are many different types of self-defense techniques out there for every woman to learn. Self-defense isn’t limited anymore to those who have the talent or physical strength to master martial arts or know how to fight.
Anybody can learn the basics and can feel contented enough with their knowledge to trust herself. The first step is to pay attention to your surroundings. You should always know where you are going and how you are going to get there. If you find yourself in an area you aren’t sure of, you are more likely to become a victim. When you project self-doubt, you are more likely to be seen as an easy victim.
You should always trust your instincts. Self-defense isn’t always about being able to fight back. It’s also about trusting your gut and knowing when to avoid certain situations. Many women learn to trust their instincts on so many matters of their life. They trust their instincts when it comes to their kids and their work. It shouldn’t be that hard to carry those instincts over to knowing when to defend yourself. One part of self-defense is not putting yourself in situations that could be potentially dangerous.
So girls, start learning the basics now and gain the advantage later.