That is how the murder of Northern Illinois art student, Antinete “Toni” Keller was described. The 18-year-old Plainfield freshman was last seen Oct. 14 when she left her residence hall to work on some art in a wooded area near campus. That’s when Dekalb police believe Curl, who was a frequent visitor to the park, […]
We will be offering another 6 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course beginning Tuesday evening October 19th, 2010 at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine.
What actions would I be willing to take to protect my life or that of a friend or loved one?
Comic-con was even more lively than usual when one of the attendees took exception to another guy sitting too close to him and took a pen and tried to shove it in the other guys eye. Now don’t get me wrong, as a self-defense technique, I am all for using everyday objects to defend oneself […]
When you think of being confronted by an assailant you probably imagine them using a gun, knife or the threat of violence to get you to do things you wouldn’t normally do, but some predators can get us to put ourselves into unsafe situations with just a few techniques and you need to be aware […]
Hello again. I hope everyone is doing well and that you aren’t too sore from the last class. Key points are listed below. 1) Kempo blocks/strikes up, in, out, down, back elbow. Other strikes included a high back elbow, Kempo back-fist, and hammer fist. 2) We used the above strikes in combination as well as […]
Thanks again for putting in such a great effort in this week’s self-defense class. Please take a moment to review some of the key things we covered this past week. 1) We discussed what to do when confronted by an attacker armed with a knife. Try to stay calm and throw whatever valuables they are asking […]