In this day and age, more and more women are being raped and subjected to sexual assault. We know that when you read these reports you would feel like locking yourself in your house. But unfortunately, we cannot spend all our time inside our house. Instead as adults, we need to go out. Although this is something that you cannot avoid you can definitely avoid becoming a victim. In order to make this happen, you need to learn how to safeguard yourself from attacks. We know that while many of you read these guides you never follow them. Well, it is now time to change your past behaviour.
Stay Off Your Phone
When you are walking home at night it is easy to feel scared. Thus, due to this reason, many women tend to call someone they know. That is because they think that they are less likely to be attacked if they are on their phone. But that is not necessarily true. Instead, it tends to leave you more open to being attacked. That is because when you are on your phone you tend to be rather distracted. Therefore you won’t even get the opportunity to use the skills you learned in martial arts classes. Therefore while it is a good idea to inform someone when you are going out you need to stay off your phone. Instead, make sure to pay attention to your surroundings.
Attackers tend to always be on the lookout for women that they know that can overcome easily. These are the women that look timid and vulnerable. Therefore when walking on the road make sure that you look confident. Remember that Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes and show the world that you are prepared to take down anyone who crosses you. This would show to the future attackers that you are not someone they should mess with. We know that this sounds like a silly piece of advice to follow. But it is something that has been shown to help people.
Have Pepper Spray
We have all seen women on television shows use pepper spray when being attacked. Furthermore, this is also something that you can easily purchase. It is even something that you can easily prepare at home. But even then not many women tend to carry pepper spray with them. We believe that this is one of the worst mistakes that you can make. It is time for women to learn how to defend themselves against attackers. Thus, that is why we are stressing the importance of following the tips mentioned in this article.