In the latest — and also controversial — mobile craze, phones are being used as stun guns or pepper spray dispensers for self defense.
Krav Maga is a noncompetitive martial art, also known as the Israeli self defense system. It was designed by the Israeli military.
While supporters of mixed martial arts continue to wrangle with legal channels to get New York State to overturn its current ban on the professional sport, those who are interested in MMA and traditional martial arts may find programs throughout the city to learn and train safely. As attitudes about MMA — particularly its merits as fitness and self-defense training — change, more programs will no doubt become available to New Yorkers. Few could compete with these, the best of the best, right in New York.
Statistics show that a woman is assaulted every 29 seconds, but a class in New York City is teaching women how to protect themselves – using whatever is in their purse.