By Tom Knighton
Once upon a time, it seemed as though women were encouraged to go through self-defense training. These classes were useful to a point, teaching women various kinds of avoidance tactics like not walking across a college campus at night all by their lonesome. But they were probably best known for teaching women how to fight back.
The classes seem to be falling out of favor as some segments of the population think it’s more useful to “teach men not to rape” than to teach women to protect themselves from the dirtbags that haven’t already learned that lesson by the time they’re old enough to understand what the word “rape” means.
They’re not completely gone, however. There’s one that just wrapped up on Sunday in Savannah.
The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire held a back to school self-defense class on Sunday.
The two-hour “Safer U” class was held at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah and taught by a certified and experienced Krav Maga instructor.
Participants learned verbal and physical techniques that can be used by anyone, regardless of your physical condition.
Now, I’m all for women learning how to fight back. We know from numerous examples that women who fight back are …Read the Rest
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