Security

It’s not a fight: Understanding the four phases of self defense

The oxford dictionary defines self defense as “the defense of one’s person or interest, especially through the use of physical force.”  That’s a good definition- if you like vague definitions.  Self defense is protecting yourself, obviously. But physical force isn’t close to the main element. In fact, self defense begins long before any physical activity …

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Fence marking a boundary line.

Setting boundaries for self defense

You’ve heard a lot about boundaries. I bet you even have some. Things you will or won’t do toward someone else. Not taking another person’s things. Respect for personal space.  Those are all boundaries.  But have you thought about boundaries for self defense? That’s exactly what we’re talking about this month.  In a moment we’ll …

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