Chris Roberts

Defense Against a Front Choke

The Front Choke attack requires one do damage immediately to survive most often! In this short excerpt from the SAFE International resource library for our instructors, Richard Dimitri and yours truly offer a few minutes of our philosophy on dealing with the front choke!  The front choke is a common attack women face particularly in domestic violence scenarios.  As we mention in the video, one is not defending against a move, but rather the intention behind the move which is much more powerful.  With a front choke attack there is a lot of rage so one must be prepared to fight back immediately due to the seriousness of such an attack and.  Check it out...                   If ...
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Chris Roberts

Reality of Domestic Violence

Graphic Video, but this is what domestic violence looks like. As the officer says, nearly 60% of victims recant their stories out of fear of harm, not being believed, blame, plus many other reasons due to the multiple manipulative strategies of their attacker! For people to just say, "They should have reported it!" without any empathy or understanding into the psychology of physical, emotional and verbal abuse is either ignorant or one is a sociopath/psychopath particularly when the evidence is right there! http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/video-shows-macomb-county-bodybuilder-s-violent-attack-of-girlfriend#/ Keep SAFE! Chris Roberts Managing Director, SAFE International www.safeinternational.biz
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Chris Roberts

Canada's Most Dangerous Cities: Sexual Assault

cornwallI have brought this up briefly in the past but thought worthy of mention again in a bit more detail.  Our business SAFE International has taught self defense to more than 200,000 people since 1994 and while that might sound like a large number, it is just a tiny, miniscule drop in the bucket compared to how many do not learn self defense or even feel they need it.  In previous blogs I have spoken about apathy and denial and how some people do not think or feel they need to learn self defense because they "live in a safe neighbourhood" with no crime, or they feel their loved ones or even dog will protect them if they do fall prey to violence.  Then those times they do find themselves in a violent encounter the go into denial w...
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