Personal Safety And Risk Reduction
Personal Safety And Risk Reduction Staying Safe In An Unsafe World
There are no guarantees with anything. No one can say that physical defense is always the absolute right option in every situation. There is also no fighting style or technique that is completely UN-defeat able.
Be Aware Of Your Surroundings
By having a heightened sense of awareness and using sound defensive strategies, you will be greatly reducing your odds of being a victim. The best way not to become a victim is by practicing “risk reduction” strategies and “avoidance techniques”.
Self Defense Training
Proper training, such as a self defense class or a RAD program will better prepare you to decide whether physical defense is the option you will choose.The option to fight is yours and should be based on a candid assessment of the situation and your skills.
Some Basic Personal Safety And Risk Reduction Rules
- Never believe or try to reason with your attacker. He has a completely different value system.
- Never go anywhere with an attacker. He is probably trying to take you to a more remote location with little/no opportunity for help or escape.
- Never get into a stranger’s vehicle. Dangers are the same as above and your fighting ability is greatly reduced.
- Next “safety tip’ will address easy lifestyle changes you can make you less likely to become victim. I call these changes “Target Hardening.”