Chris Roberts

Do Not Count on Help in Self Defense

ISS 5452 032631Over the past 23 years I have had the privilege of hearing thousands of women share their stories, sometimes very personal ones of incidents where they have felt uncomfortable, experienced aggressive behaviour, or violence.  Often when we break down the stories, many will ask why no one who may have been present has helped them.  Well answering that could take hours and hours, but I will offer a few  reasons I have heard and shared over the years.  Fear and Lack of Knowlege -  first and foremost most people are just afraid to help not wanting to risk hurting themselves.  It is much easier for most people to just exit the situation if they do not know what to do.  They may justify to themselves at the time ...
Chris Roberts

Woman Punched in Face by Stranger

Woman Punched in Face by Stranger
I recently came across this story on torontosun.com and thought important to share with the readers of this blog.  It demonstrates how quickly violence can happen with little warning, but almost always with some warning.  I urge everyone to read the details and then ask themselves how they might handle a scenario like this.  I will offer some thoughts at the end of the article.  So please go to this link, then comeback here to read my thoughts.  http://www.torontosun.com/2016/12/12/woman-assaulted-at-her-building First of all I feel terrible for this poor woman who was just being a good resident showing concern for the safety of anyone who might have been in the building or in the neighbourhood.  I do not know ...
Chris Roberts

So You Are Being Choked, What Now?

So You Are Being Choked, What Now?
Here is the first of 3 videos showing some of the options you may have if defending against the Front Choke. Attacking back with gross motor striking/shredding rather than fancy, complicated, memorized techniques gives you your best chance of escape. A front choke is a life threatening attack and doing anything less than damage immediately lowers your chances of survival.  Trying to out muscle your attacker by knocking their arms off or attempting to spin out of it has little effect if the attacker is stronger.   As my friend Richard Dimitri likes to say, "If attacked, you must be engaged in hurting them or they will be engaged in hurting you!" The scenario and its variables will dictate how far you must or can go in defending you...
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