Kicking Only Beginner Sparring Drills is a fun way to practice your kicking skills in more structured beginner-friendly sparring drills. Kicking in itself is a powerful striking asset to have during sparring matches as well in self defense situations. A lot of times, beginners get caught up with just using their hands to block and strike as it feels more natural but kicking is an essential element to be well rounded in both sparring and defending yourself. The legs can do so much more than you realize. Kicking sparring drills gives you the ability to control your sparring opponents or assailants by controlling distance, as well as using the kicks to disable your opponent and create opportunities to escape any given situation.
Sparring in itself is unpredictable as most self defense situations are. Martial Arts styles such as taekwondo, where you do a lot of sparring, are more practical for self defense because you aren’t just drilling with theory. You actually learn what sparring skills and self defense skills work for you. This is a key point we teach in our self defense for women workshops.\
Ma’am Cheryl and Master Jonathan go over a few front choke defenses you should know in case you ever find yourself in a self-defense situation where someone is choking you and you have to defend yourself. Being choked is a real threat you have to deal with right away as you can pass out from lack of oxygen pretty quickly. Your top priority when being choked is to deal with the front choke with choke defense techniques to clear the airway so you can breathe before you can apply other defense techniques to create opportunities to escape the situation.
Learn Five Halloween Self Defense Moves that every Teen and Young Girl should know to help protect themselves from a potential attacker while out trick or treating. Halloween is a fun time to get dressed up in your favorite costumes and go out with your friends to have a good time. Because of the nature of Halloween being at night while it is dark out and everyone is wearing Halloween costumes, there is a bit of a higher risk of potential dangers out there, and knowing some basic self defense moves and tips can help prevent encountering some of these potential dangers.
Number One Self Defense Technique To Teach Your Daughter today. In this video, Master Jonathan discusses what he believes is the Number One Self Defense Technique To Teach Your Daughter. This is one of the top women’s self defense tips that Ma’am Cheryl and Master Jonathan teach at their women’s defense and empowerment workshops. This one self defense technique helps reduce the risk of being attacked greatly compared to not using this one self defense technique that you should be teaching your daughter after watching this video.
How To Look More Confident For Women’s Self Defense is taught by Master Jonathan Field, one of the co-founders of Empowered. This video goes over five self-defense tips for women and young girls on how to look and act more confident to reduce the risks of becoming a victim of an attack. When it comes to self defense for women, the way you look and present self-confidence can help reduce the risks of potential attacks because assailants tend to avoid women who look and act confident because it gives the presumption that this confident woman will be trouble and can handle herself. Exactly what a predator doesn’t want.
School Safety Tips For Girls taught by Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field, the Co-Founders of Empowered teach women and young girls various school safety tips so that girls can defend themselves on and off school property. Young girls need to know how to protect themselves from strangers and bullies. Empowered helps build their confidence and inner strength. Various school safety tips for girls is covered in this video on how to keep safe at school.
Dealing With Strangers For Women’s Self Defense discusses stranger danger for young girls but also for us more seasoned ladies. Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field, co-founders of Empowered, talk about stranger danger for all ages, the different types of good and bad strangers, and how to deal with the strangers. Dealing with strangers is an essential self defense skill for women but also for every day life in general. We all deal with strangers on a daily basis. Not all strangers are bad. Most strangers are good and we don’t have to use our self defense moves or skills but one should be prepared to use women’s self defense moves and techniques if confronted with a bad stranger.
Women’s Self Defense Running and Walking Safety Tips for Women and Girls taught by Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field, the co-founders of Empowered. They focus on teaching women how to defend themselves while running or walking with self defense techniques and situational awareness. Having the knowledge on how to protect yourself while out for a jog is growing more and more important. You can hardly live without knowing the self defense moves and concepts that will help keep you safe on your run. Cheryl and Jonathan go over several tips that will help keep you safer while you are out for a run or jog.
Being Mentally Prepared For Women’s Self Defense discuss the importance of being mentally prepared for self defense situations and potential dangers. Ma’am Cheryl Sanders and Master Jonathan Field, the co-founders of Empowered, covered the importance of mentally preparing yourself for a self defense situation through self defense concepts, self defense strategies, and self defense training for women. Any good women’s self defense training will cover how to mentally prepare yourself for various self defense scenarios.