“Criminals only have to get it right
once. You have to get it right every time.” Here are some tips to help stop an attack before
Be aware of your
surroundings. As we go about our daily routines we
often become complacent and set in a rhythm. Getting up, leaving for work, going to lunch, and returning home at the same time everyday.
important to know that some “bad guys” use this to their advantage. It’s their job to learn your routine and strike when you are vulnerable using the element of surprise.
Before entering or
existing your vehicle, take a good look around. Take notice of things that look out of place or may seem suspicious. If things don’t look or feel right, Stop! Just a few moments can make a
cell phones can take your attention away from someone following you or waiting to attack you. Social media is not more important than your safety. Make a point to be more aware of your
Staying in shape can
also help defend an attack before it happens. Increased mental acuity, strength, and faster reaction times are benefits of being healthy. “bad guys” may think twice about attacking a person who
walks with confidence.
Taking a self
defense class and arming yourself with techniques to defend yourself and your family is encouraged. While one class may be beneficial, joining a Martial Arts Academy can help in so many other
Some of the benefits
of consistently training Martial Arts are confidence under pressure, better physical fitness, and a team that can help you reach your goals. Find an Academy near you and give it a try.
In conclusion. Be
aware of your surroundings. Put your phone down. Take a Self Defense class or join an Academy. Be safe out there.
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About the author; Wallace
Bailey is the Owner/Instructor at Gator Family BJJ. A Robson Moura Jiu-Jitsu Association member. Wallace is a Purple belt under Master Robson Moura an 8x World Champion and Jiu-Jitsu Hall of Fame