Self Defense Blog
SAFE International self defense teaches thousands of women each year and one of the topics of concern for many of our clients is safety in Underground Parking Lots. There are so many potential hazards, and for many they have to park underground if they work in the city. Also, those living in condominiums may have underground parking. As with every topic we teach, there are no definite answers on how to address any threat in an underground parking, but there are a number of things one can to reduce the chances of harm. First I would like to offer up a video we did with one of our clients who was always fearful of going into her parking lot, and when you see the video of this actual parking lot you will understand. &nb...
In 2011 there were 23,642 purse-snatching offenses in the US according to the FBI. Purse snatching often happens quickly with little warning and can result in tragedy if not handled correctly. There are no definite answers in any violent scenario, but there are some things to consider that may keep you safe. In this first video you will see an older woman who is engaged in a very typical situation with the trunk of her car open in a parking lot. Quickly and with no warning two assailants approach her from behind with one grabbing her purse and running back to their vehicle. Check out the video and I will add some more thoughts after you have viewed it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npax1sWKlPg The reaction...