OK. So you don’t have eyes in the back of your head, but nothing is stopping you from turning around every once in a while to see if anyone is walking behind you, especially if you are walking by yourself. I am sure this guy wished he had been paying more attention: http://bit.ly/3EggTZ This happened in Rogers Park, but it could be anywhere and at anytime of the day. Self-Defense is a state of mind, so stay alert to the possibilities and think about where you will run to should you find yourself in a similar situation. Having a place to run to is better than just running aimlessly.
For years I have taught high school seniors, and incoming college freshmen, not to fight over “stuff.” If you are attacked or threatened with attack, throw the money in one direction and run in the other. Your ego might get bruised, but you will come out in better physical shape than you would if […]
According to a story in last week’s Chicago Tribune, the answer is a definite yes! A 17-year-old boy was shot in the back this afternoon after encountering a stare-down with three men getting off a South Side bus, Chicago police said. The article goes on to describe the young man’s report to the police. Officers […]