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Self-Defense Workshop Sunday Aug. 27, 12:00pm

The class has been designed to take advantage of the strengths and skills you have already developed. You will learn to use your brain, voice and body to avoid potentially dangerous people and situations and to physically defend yourself when necessary using a wide variety of self-defense techniques from a dozen different fighting arts.

Personal Safety: How close is too close?

The major takeaway here is that when you establish your personal space you have set a boundary. If you allow someone to break that boundary they may feel empowered to take further liberties, such as putting their hands on you.

Self Defense Workshop

You will learn how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at work, school, home and on the streets.

What are the real dangers trick-or-treaters face on Halloween?

What is so dangerous about Halloween?

Daley nephew Richard J. Vanecko indicted for throwing one deadly punch

The death of David Koschman was “a tragedy all the way around,” but Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko is “basically a good kid,” Vanecko’s uncle William Daley said Tuesday according to the Sun-Times.

Bears fan’s throat slashed: More questions than answers

What happened in between the time Pettry got up and his friend found him on the floor lying in a pool of blood isn’t entirely clear.

Stalking on college campuses: An increasing problem (Part 1)

“The link between stalking and dying is real, and it’s significant,”

Can lecture on ethics reduce sexual assaults in college?

The epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses continues unabated. The Carlisle Sentinel reports that Dickinson College is adding another approach in its efforts to reduce the number of sexual assaults on campus. Dickinson invited Harry Brod, an expert in men’s studies and a philosophy and humanities professor at the University of Northern Iowa, to […]

Can you be killed by a punch to the head?

A hit to the head can be fatal, whether it is from the punch itself, or from the victim’s head hitting something hard after being knocked out.

What should this mean to you?

The weather is hot and your power is out: Now what do you do?

What can you do to try and stay cool without air-conditioning?