The martial art of Capoeira was originally created over 400 years ago in Brazil by the African slaves. This martial art is unlike any of the other martial arts there anywhere in the world, and possesses a blend of power, beauty, mental balance, physical power, music, and an overwhelming sense of art and finesse. Upon it’s creation, Capoeira proved to the world that it can be practiced by anyone, regardless of size, weight, or age. The style is more than a martial art, but also a social event that is rich in tradition and history. Capoeira is a truly powerful martial art, resembling a collaboration of music, dance, and exotic movements - and even a game. Over the last couple of decades, the art has grown a lot. In 1974, the art of Capoeira became the national sport of Brazil, prov
The hard truth is that we live in a world where danger can pop up when we’re least expecting it. If you looked at the latest crime statistics in the US alone, you’d notice that there has been a rise in crimes against women over the past few years. Now more than ever before, it’s crucial for women to know how to defend themselves. Ideally, every woman should carry a weapon such as a stun gun or a pepper spray to give them an edge during a physical confrontation with an assailant who in the majority of cases will be a man. In the event that you don’t have a weapon, you’ll need to rely on your own hands to ward off any attacks. The goal of self-defense is to give you an edge to knock your opponent down for a few seconds while you run off. Self-defense is not about getting into a sparri
You’d surprised to learn that there are many women out there who’ve been attacked in their car when they were least expecting it. There are several measures that you can take to protect yourself in your ride. This article will give you 5 tips to keep you safe in your vehicle. Adhere to them and you will not be caught by surprise. 1. Park and Leave Your Vehicle This tip is especially important if it’s late in the night. If you’re attending a party or going to a club or even the mall, do NOT sit in your parked car and look at your phone or touch up your makeup or smoke and have a break. In the event, that someone is lurking around waiting for a victim, you’ll be trapped in the car. If the doors are unlocked and the car is not in gear, they could just jump in and pin you down or choke
What You Need to Know before Signing Up for Self-Defense Classes The ability to defend yourself will come in extremely handy when you’re in a situation where you’re about to be assaulted or worse. While having situational awareness and verbal skills to help avoid or diffuse a dangerous situation is helpful, in some cases, you have no choice but to resort to violence. Knowing how to defend yourself is especially important to women who are usually much more easily overpowered because their assailants are bigger and stronger. Good self-defense techniques will level the playing field here and give you a massive advantage over bigger, stronger opponents. If someone is trying to rob or steal from you, all you need to do is toss your belongings on the ground and run off for help. Do not st
Fight back, because we are sheep no more! This personal safety and security book comes armed to the teeth with empowering techniques so you can be your own expert at protecting your life. Weekly, there are major threats, mass killings, terrorist attacks and even weather-related disasters—the list goes on. And this increasingly dangerous world includes more violent and deadly threats that are specifically targeting everyday civilians. You. This is the definitive “safety bible” that links the leading expert on personal safety with civilians. For the first time, you can make educated predictions using the new key questions of “Who, Why, Where, When, and How” from the attacker’s point of view. No one really expects violent situations to occur—but they do, and usually without advance
Burn Calories and Sculpt Your Body with Cardio Kickboxing Training The new trend in fitness is the ancient art form of martial arts. Kickboxing, especially, is getting rave reviews for being able to burn tons of calories while giving your body an overall workout. Actually, kickboxing is incorporated into a number of martial arts and combat sports such as Muay Thai and Krav Maga. Freestyle and full contact kickboxing requires that each person participating wear boxing gloves and foot protection. The emphasis is usually on fast punches and kicks. Muay Thai is one of the most popular types of kickboxing and can provide a great overall body workout and burn many calories in the process. According to the health resource site, Nutristrategy, as much as 200 calories can be burned in a t...