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Self-Defense Tips Every Girl Should Know

If you are wondering what to do in such a situation, here are some ways to protect yourself from perpetrators.

Learn about the most effective body parts to hit

Learn about the most effective body parts to hit
Learn about the most effective body parts to hit
In a physical confrontation that calls for self-defense, it’s hurt or be hurt. You need to aim for the parts of the body where you can do the most damage easily for example your eyes, nose, ears, neck, groin, knee, and legs. Learn some ways how you can maximize the damage.

Learn Martial Arts and self-defense tactics

Learn Martial Arts and self-defense tactics
Learn Martial Arts and self-defense tactics
Enroll yourself to a good course to learn all techniques and tactics of self-defense. In order to learn some effective tactics, women should look at empty-handed or unarmed fighting techniques, some of which are designed especially for women.

Stun guns and tasers

Stun guns and tasers
Stun guns and tasers
If you are interested in purchasing these devices, you need to consult a lawyer, local police or research the legal issues surrounding stun guns and tasers in order to know if they can use them where they live.

Aerosol sprays

Aerosol sprays
Aerosol sprays
When you talk about aerosol sprays, you basically talk about pepper sprays which are effective as it does not depend solely on the infliction of pain to immobilize an assailant. It causes momentarily blindness and a lot of coughing. You should buy pepper sprays that feature Scoville Heat Units of between one and two million as they are effective spray for self defense.

Train your dogs

Train your dogs
Train your dogs
You can use dogs as a self-defense tool, but you need to first understand that they need to be trained first. There is no doubt that dogs can scare off your perpetrators. In fact, those who bark a lot can even aware others about the incident.

Firearms

Firearms
Firearms
You need training before you operate firearms. Learning involves training in both basic firearm usage as well as specialized courses that teach women about using them for self defense.

Other tools

Other tools
Other tools
Apart from firearms, pepper sprays and guns, you can also use kubotan, which is a six-inch long cylinder that is used for hitting or just pressure-point manipulation. Knives are yet another alternative.

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