Teacher Blames Girls For Sexual Assault

Teacher Blames Girls For Sexual Assault

GREAT! So let's not discuss maybe the "male teachers" could control themselves enough to do their job and just blame the girls! I mean, how can you expect the adults to behave like adults? Over 28 years of teaching self-defence in high schools, I can say that well...

Bad Self Defence Advice

Bad Self Defence Advice

https://www.tiktok.com/@billsmafia990/video/7012660064813124870 Ok, I'm going to suggest a child kidnapping will warrant a high physical reaction. What the hell is this? SMASH the guy in the face mainly since his one arm is occupied and focused on the child!Proof that...

The Superman Punch is Not Super in Self Defence

The Superman Punch is Not Super in Self Defence

If your demo of self defence against a punch begins with the energy coming from 5 feet away and ends with you executing a "Superman Punch," you might want to use capes as part of your marketing campaign. SAFE International Self Defence & Violence...

Self Defence Drills at Full Speed & Power?

Self Defence Drills at Full Speed & Power?

Some self-defense instructors say the drills must be full speed, full power, no mercy, balls to the wall, and 100% intention to be practical. Some instructors lean towards easy, with virtually no intent, speed, or power, practicing a memorized technique 1000s of...

Self Defence is So Much More

Self Defence is So Much More

Daniel Guddat I wanted to share a story of inspiration when it appears your life could be over, and you have few people to turn to, and those you are supposed to trust, like the doctors, also let you down. Some of it is my words, and some from Daniel himself. This is...

She Still Won’t Take Accountability

She Still Won’t Take Accountability

Read carefully how a manipulator words things after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in human trafficking with Jeffrey Epstein. Ghislaine Maxwell says she is sorry, NOT for what she did, but her partner did. "I am sorry for the pain that you...

15 Second SAFE Tip – Bank Machines

15 Second SAFE Tip – Bank Machines

15 Second SAFE Tip - Drive-Thru Bank Machines. - scan area as approaching. - park as close as possible to bank machine to prevent access between you and the car. - keep passenger door locked. DELIVERED IN 15.8 seconds so FAILED! www.safeinternational.biz

Tigers Endorse Conflict Resolution Training

Tigers Endorse Conflict Resolution Training

Tigers Endorse Rich & Roberts Conflict Resolution Training! NOT! But I bet if they had the ability, they might find it valuable since their conflicts usually begin at the worst possible stage...the Violent One! But you don't have to. Sadly, the area of violence...

Bad Guy Wealth Creation Plan

Bad Guy Wealth Creation Plan

"The Bad Guy's Guide to Wealth Creation!" If I were a "bad guy" in quick need of money, I would head to the local grocery or box store. Unfortunately, every time I go, I will see grocery carts with purses left open screaming at me to come over, look at its content,...

Do You Teach Your Kids To Never Answer The Door?

Do You Teach Your Kids To Never Answer The Door?

Never Answer The Door? But...   Having taught so many families violence prevention & self-defence, one topic that often comes up is whether a child or pre-teen should answer the door if they are alone at home. In my experience, about 95% of parents tell me...

Communication Should Be Respectful

Communication Should Be Respectful

n any conflict, intimidation is an often-used strategy. For example, the conflict between strangers, whether personal or work-related, intimidation through body language and words may be an immediate reaction one uses, and, if successful, it might be their go-to method in most conflicts. The validity of using this method of conflict resolution is up for discussion.

Sticks & Stones May Hurt My Bones!

Sticks & Stones May Hurt My Bones!

I grew up in the era where I commonly heard, "Sticks & Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!" It makes sense on the surface and offers some excellent advice if the one saying it has the confidence to brush off words of insult or attempts to hurt...

What did one student attending The University of British Columbia say when he faced mounting accusations of harassment and sexual assault by at least six students? With the first woman who accused him, he said, "When somebody asks you to their room after a party, they...

Action Is Faster Than Your Reaction

Years ago, I was working with a private client who was quite confident that if they opened the door to a "bad guy," she could shut it quicker than the criminal could force their way in! Despite my attempts to convince her, I changed my direction. I said, "let's try it...

Prevent Danger Before It Happens

Prevent Danger Before It Happens

  You might look at this list and think it is far too simplistic, yet the most straightforward ideas offer the most life-saving advice with violence. So let's add a quick thought to each of these. Avoid Dangerous People & Places - you likely read this and think,...

Have We Prepared Our Children to Stay SAFE!

Have We Prepared Our Children to Stay SAFE!

As a man who is already proficient at teaching self-defence, he still has some lingering questions about his kids being prepared for life after high school. Has he trained them enough in safety skills? Have they listened to him over the years? Is there more he could...

Man Attempts Abduction

Man Attempts Abduction

The following story is from the mother & retired teacher who used to offer our SAFE International high school violence prevention and self-defence program to her students. When she and her daughter heard of our upcoming release of "The Parental SAFEGUARD Plan...To...

Violent Attack Survivor Wants To Help Others

Violent Attack Survivor Wants To Help Others

As we are preparing to launch our new online violence prevention course, "THE PARENTAL SAFEGUARD PLAN...To Achieving Peace of Mind!, I asked one of our SAFE International certified instructors to share her personal story in which she experienced and survived a...

How Could Social Etiquette Overrule Survival?

How Could Social Etiquette Overrule Survival?

In this SAFE International Blog, I am thrilled to introduce you to our latest SAFE 360 Certified Instructor, Sebin George, who resides in India. He has a passion for making people safer, particularly those deemed vulnerable and those who face additional challenges...

The Consequences of Revenge

The Consequences of Revenge

Want to see the emotion instantly rise in someone? Ask them the question, "What would you do if someone harmed one of your loved ones?" The answer I receive about 95% of the time is something like, "I would kill the person!" And often, they will ask me, "Wouldn't...

SAFE Reaction To Woman Surviving Terrifying Attack

SAFE Reaction To Woman Surviving Terrifying Attack

I thought it might be valuable to look at some original acts of violence each week and offer my reaction to educate people on how they might identify, avoid, or react to them if they are ever in a similar situation. Foremost I must point out that every situation is...

The Conflicts Covid Creates

The Conflicts Covid Creates

Stabbings, assaults, hot cups of coffee thrown at people, plus many other forms of violence are some rarely discussed side effects of the COVID-19 virus. People on both sides of the mask-wearing issue, who rarely experience or start a conflict, are confronting and...

6 Indicators of Parental Abuse

6 Indicators of Parental Abuse

SAFE International teaches approximately 8,000 high school teens self-defense and violence prevention each year. By the time children have reached their teenage years, many may have been abused for years. I thought it might be useful to share a few methods abusive...

Beautiful Knee Strikes in Self-Defense

Beautiful Knee Strikes in Self-Defense

SAFE International has taught self-defense and violence prevention to more than 200,000 high school students since 1994. We would love to have 20 hours to teach them, but the reality is we get four to five hours to impart the knowledge we feel most important. We cover...

How “Cappers” Attack Online

How “Cappers” Attack Online

I have never been very computer savvy, often struggling with technology. Still, over the years, I have worked on educating myself more, particularly in the area of online safety and how it applies to the most significant target market that SAFE International teaches,...

When a Knife Attack is Unstoppable

When a Knife Attack is Unstoppable

I wanted to offer up a video on one of the most important topics we cover during our Knife Defense Workshops. In our ongoing campaign to be completely honest about knife defense "techniques" that do not work, Richard Dimitri and yours truly show the range at which...

My Exclusive Interview With Violence

My Exclusive Interview With Violence

I am thrilled, but a bit nervous to announce I had the opportunity to interview an extraordinary guest, a once in a lifetime interview. This guest affects our daily lives. This guest can be your friend when your life is in danger or your worst enemy if this person has...

My Top 10 Self-Defense Observations

My Top 10 Self-Defense Observations

Last year, I ran a contest where I posted a picture of a confrontation between two men. I asked for people's thoughts on the positives and negatives of both parties in the image regarding self-defense. Meaning I wanted people to offer what each person was doing well...

The Rage We Feel For the Pedophile, But…

The Rage We Feel For the Pedophile, But…

Few topics bring forth more rage and anger than "Pedophilia."  Just say the word, and we all immediately want to, at a minimum, throw them in jail and let the other inmates have at them!  I just shared a video on Facebook of a father who confronts a convicted sex...

Do Some Criminals Want To Get Caught?

Do Some Criminals Want To Get Caught?

"Do Some Criminals Want to Get Caught?" I was researching criminals and whether or not on some level they want to get caught in their criminal career. At SAFE International, we teach that attackers generally do not want to get caught, so part of one's self-defense...

Legal Loophole That Gives Rapists Parental Rights

Legal Loophole That Gives Rapists Parental Rights

In August of 2020, I never imagined reading the headline, "Archaic law that grants rapists custody of children born from their crimes." I thought I was misreading it since it was late at night, and I was scrolling through YouTube clips of the show 60 Minutes...

High School Teacher Self-Defense Certification

High School Teacher Self-Defense Certification

SAFE International™ has taught more than 200,000 students since 1994. One of the self-defense programs we off is our "Self-Defense School Teacher Certification," which allows school teachers to become certified in our life-saving content to their students on an...

The Grooming Tactics of a Child Abuser

The Grooming Tactics of a Child Abuser

SAFE International is a mobile self-defense company that teaches thousands of high school students how to recognize, avoid, or deal with violence every year. Sadly, and far too often, students will seek one of our instructors out after class and share stories of abuse...

Big Mouth Angry Guy Conflict Analysis

Big Mouth Angry Guy Conflict Analysis

In this Instagram video, you see a confrontation with a Big Mouth Angry Guy. He goes against virtually every verbal de-escalation rule that we teach but does go to show that anything, as unstrategic as it is, does have a chance of working depending on your goals. Most...

What is the Number 1 Reason Bullying Programs Fail?

What is the Number 1 Reason Bullying Programs Fail?

Bullying Prevention, Anti-Bullying, or Stop Bullying! Whatever you call it, there are programs everywhere online and in the media these days! However, it seems to be getting worse rather than better. Why? What is the Number 1 Reason Bullying Programs Fail in the...

Beautiful Conflict

Beautiful Conflict

WOW! No One Lost Their Mind. Impressed With Both People Sadly, I do not recall ever seeing a video like this where, as I discuss in my book "Disarm Daily Conflict - Your Life Depends On It," both people are empathetic to each other in what 9.9 times out of 10 would...