Self-Defense for Women - Prevent the Situation
Prevent. Prevent the Situation.
Safety. It is best not to walk alone. Having a friend walk with you decreases the likelihood of an attack and increases your chances for survival.
Stand properly. In order to protect yourself, your stance is important. You should have your feet as wide as your shoulders, with both feet at a slight angle. It should feel natural. Turn your feet in the direction of where you want to run. Your elbows and knees should be slightly bent (for proper circulation and better mobility). Stay in a monk's position, or in a shielded position. Our eyes must make eye contact. until you decide to run.
Invest in safety. Locks, alarms, and safety deposit boxes are good. The biggest investment you will need to make is your time. Take time to go over these ideas on keeping safe - it is best to explore these ideas with a friend or family member.