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...