Tag Archives: Women’s Self-defense

Self-Defense is a Way of Life (WAEP 18)

Self-defense the Hapkido Way Self-defense is a way of life. Ever since my first day of training, when I was about 17 years old, I knew it would be with me forever. Training with others always is useful, but even … Continue reading

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WAEP11 Top 15 Safety Tips for Women

Safety is your #1 priority Wherever you are and wherever you go, your first priority is to ensure your safety and the safety of your loved ones. These 15 tips will help you do that. If you’d like to add … Continue reading

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WAEP9 Pretty Loaded Keeps You Safe

  Are you Pretty Loaded? You might not be, yet, but by the end of this episode you might be inspired to get there. Feeling safe and staying that way can be as simple as paying closer attention to the … Continue reading

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WAEP2 Situational Awareness

How would you rate your daily level of situational awareness? In this episode, I introduce a common definition of situational awareness, explain focus lock, normalcy bias, and establishing a baseline, plus The Color Code by fire arms expert Jeff Cooper. … Continue reading

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WAEP1 Freeze! Flee! or Fight! But, why?

  WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE ANYWAY? What part of our brain is in charge of our fear response? Is it true that we run or fight? Can you easily identify aggressive body language? In this episode, I identify where fear comes … Continue reading

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Keep Your Wits About You this New Year’s Eve

GET YOUR PARTY CLOTHES ON! IT’S TIME TO RING IN A NEW YEAR! Normally I’d be all about creating a brand, spankin’ new post for the new year, but today is about efficiency. I’ve got friends coming over tonight, a … Continue reading

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Getting to the “Why?”

“Why?” It’s a simple, one-word question that packs a bigger punch than Mike Tyson.” Earlier this month I spoke with a young woman who’s afraid. I don’t know exactly why she’s afraid. She didn’t tell me. It doesn’t acutally matter. She … Continue reading

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Halloween Party Safety Tips

I LOVE Halloween. I love decorating. I love dressing up. I LOVE IT ALL! Except one thing. Intoxicated dumbass people peeing in the trees on my property. Yes, that has actually happened. A couple of years ago, a group of … Continue reading

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Self-Defense Safety Rituals

Have you ever given the idea of safety rituals much thought? I bet, like me, you really haven’t. One reason is because many of our rituals are, in fact, habits. They’re things we do all the time without even thinking … Continue reading

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Safety Tips from Pretty Loaded

Have you seen this safety tips video, yet? It’s been making the rounds because it’s REALLY well done and sends a strong message. I don’t know the ladies at Pretty Loaded, but I’m reaching out to them for the upcoming … Continue reading

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