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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.

What can we do to avert another bombing?

You will no longer go to a race to compete or cheer on your friends or family without worrying that an unattended backpack lying nearby might contain a bomb.

How would you handle this home invasion if you didn’t own a gun?

“Get the kids and hide,”

Good Samaritans: Coming to the aid of a victim is not without risk Part-2

How can we safely respond to a cry for help?

Victim’s screams bring Good Samaritan to her rescue

The assailant looked up to see Mr. Penska coming his way with shovel in hand, and took off running.

Weekly Self-Defense Class Begins Saturday, March 24th

This personal safety program will focus on personal awareness, situational awareness and self-defense techniques. You will train in a variety of attack scenarios taken from current crime reporting, situations that you might encounter while at work, home, school or while out shopping.

Fights escalate into deadly confrontations when knives come out

The student charged with the stabbing picked a good time to attack. The victims were stuck in line between two doorways making it difficult to escape or defend themselves.

Pepper Spray: The Good The Bad & The Ugly

Pepper spray is getting a bad name due to the extent it has been used in non-violent confrontations.

4-Week Self Defense Course starts next week!

We will be offering another 4 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine. The Course begins October 18th. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:15 – 8:15 for 4 weeks. A total of 8 hours! In addition […]

Are you safer from a terrorist attack 10 years after 9/11?

Can you really depend on the Department of Homeland Security to keep you safe? Should you?