You’re better at self defense than you thinkIllustration by Jason Lee
“If you look at police videos, street fights, or even ultimate fighting, you won’t see anyone doing technical martial arts,” says personal-safety trainer Tony Blauer. He pooh-poohs the notion that you need a black belt to defend yourself. “It’s just some kung fu guy selling you a bill of goods.” Skeptical? Consider these natural self defense moves you already know. Here are more ways you can be your own bodyguard.
The stair-climb groin kickIllustration by Jason Lee
Lift a leg to climb the stairs and you’re doing what it takes to knee a foe in the groin. These are signs you’re an easy target for a predator.