Defense Strategies primarily geared towards Women and Teens
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According to the U.S. Dept. of Justice one out of every four women will be attacked or raped in her lifetime. Look at these alarming statistics:✎ 83% of rape victims are between the ages of 12 years and 25 years of age. ✎ 90% of women assaulted knew their assailant. ✎ 25% of college women surveyed are victims of rape or attempted rape. ✎ 85% of rapes on campuses are acquaintance/date rapes and most happen in the first three months of college due to Fraternity and Sorority pledging and parties. ✎ 90% of all campus rapes involve alcohol. ✎ Women who resist are twice as likely to escape injury as others. According to the Women's Self Defense Institute, an analysis of 3,000 actual assaults showed that half of the attackers fled from a woman who was willing to resist! The key, however, is to learn how to effectively resist.
Realistic, practical, scenario based training! This full contact class is primarily for women and teens 13 years and older and is taught in a 3-1/2 hour format. The PlayItSafe basic self-defense material is taught along with full-contact responses against instructors wearing special armored suits. “GIRLS ON GUARD” also focuses on the most common sexual assault scenarios. Students are specifically taught to avoid a man’s strengths while employing their own unique strengths against a man’s weakest targets. Tracie Arlington is a nationally certified Rape-Escape instructor for Defend University.