Family Safety

Take advantage of the booming self-defense field

Today everyone wants to learn how to defend themselves in case they are attacked. They also want to be sure that their children and spouse are able to protect themselves. There are simply too many dangerous predators in the world -- rapists, child molestors, muggers, gang members, and schoolyard bullies. But few are willing to put up with the "forms", rituals and lengthy process at martial arts centers. They want a simple way to learn self-defense -- and are willing to pay good money for it. Now you can take advantage of this opportunity. In ... Continue Reading

Take advantage of the booming self-defense field 2018-04-08T19:33:14+00:00

Self-Defense Training Tip: Does fighting back really make a difference?

Many people question whether ordinary people really can fight off muggers. Now at least three long-term studies provide proof, and this is good news for members/trainers with The Family Safety Institute. A 10-year study of attacks on women (covering 733 rapes, 1278 sexual assaults, and 12,235 regular assaults) showed that resisting an attempted attack lowered the odds of the bad guy completing the act by almost two thirds. A study of 3,206 assaults against women revealed that women who fought back early in the attack (as we teach in our Family Safety Institute program) were ... Continue Reading

Self-Defense Training Tip: Does fighting back really make a difference? 2018-04-04T10:14:45+00:00

Self-Defense Training Tip: Know and teach the vulnerable spots of the body

The human body is loaded with vulnerable spots. To defend yourself effectively, and teach your clients to do the same, one must focus on these spots and strike them. So, what are the vulnerable spots of the body? If you are attacked, focus on these spots on your attacker: Eyes. Poke and scratch. Ears. A good cuff to one or both ears is very disorienting. Biting the ear also works. Nose. A strike to the nose can distract somebody. Throat. Poke the throat and your attacker will need to recover. Sternum/solar plexus. Striking here can ... Continue Reading

Self-Defense Training Tip: Know and teach the vulnerable spots of the body 2018-04-04T10:11:43+00:00

Get a Street Smart Guide when you teach Self-Defense with the Family Safety Institute

The world is not the way it used to be, when kids  could ride their bikes alone all day and even into the night, or when women could walk alone in the dark and not worry. That's why we provide you with a Street Smart Guide to use to give to your clients when you teach Self-Defense when you get Certified as a Self-Defense Fitness Trainer with us. Your clients need to be aware and alert at all times, and your information could make a huge difference to them. Here are a few tips you ... Continue Reading

Get a Street Smart Guide when you teach Self-Defense with the Family Safety Institute 2018-04-04T10:05:57+00:00

Family Safety Self-Defense Tip #1: Make yourself an inconvenient target

The first secret to protecting yourself is to be an inconvenient target to an attacker. Of course, this means exercising street smarts, a subject we will cover in another blog article. But sometimes street smarts are not enough. Sometimes, like it or not, you have no choice but to protect yourself. In such a situation, you must become an inconvenient target. Attackers look for easy prey. You want to be a challenge. Therefore, if somebody approaches you in a way that seems strange, you MUST be prepared to make a scene and to shock and ... Continue Reading

Family Safety Self-Defense Tip #1: Make yourself an inconvenient target 2018-04-03T16:59:14+00:00