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5 Surprising Self Defense Tips To Crush Attackers



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Nobody is completely attack-proof, but you sure as hell can try to be by learning some self-defense tips. You may not be a concealed carrier or karate kid, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be knowledgeable about unconventional self-defense.

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Most Unconventional Self-Defense Tips and Items

1. Self Defense Kitty

This may look harmless at first, but its pointy ears will leave a deep wound on the unsuspecting assailant. They’re now made with an ultra-tough plastic material that is very hard to break, which is exactly what you need if you ever have to use this device.

It’s so portable you can keep it in your pocket all the time.

Better, you may want to give another pair to a family member or a special someone since it doesn’t look threatening and is somehow fashionable. While you’re at it, try to give them a short self-defense class using this item.

2. Pen-Knife Combo

Folding knives on a wooden background. | pen knife self defense

Whoever tries to break into your office will never see this one coming. What’s more, you can even put it in your coat or whatever you’re wearing, and the perpetrators will never suspect a thing.

Just be mindful of its nature when you’re carrying it as you don’t want to inflict self-harm. Also, check out the Tactical Pen perfect for defending yourself while keeping your weapon concealed.

3. Let Your Hair Down

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And I don’t mean relax. I mean it literally. Whether you’re a lady or a guy, your ponytail or braid is an easy way for someone to grab you from behind. If you’re able, put your hair down until you arrive at your destination. If you want to take no chances, a nice haircut might be the easiest resolution.

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4. The Gentleman’s Technique

Kapap instructor demonstrates self defense techniques against a gun | gentleman's technique

Up for some self-defense moves? Sure, these may seem like a joke, but these self-defense techniques will surely come in handy. You’ll never know when you’ll find yourself in this kind of situation, so a little bit of self-defense training won’t hurt.

5. The Lady’s Technique

Close up of female legs of worker standing near her office. The woman is wearing formalwear and shoes on high heels. She is holding a handbag. Copy space in left side | lady's technique

Ladies, it’s time to invest in a good pair of heels, but not just any pair of heels. This lethal pair of shoes is perhaps the last an assaulter will suspect and that carelessness will lead to their undoing.

They might be in for a world of pain before they realize it, so use it without having second thoughts. Check out these heels that have both protection and fashion-forward taste. Plus, this may blend well with pepper spray.

Craving for more self-defense tips? Check out this video by 5-Minute Crafts and learn new tricks that may someday save your life:

Remember, no matter who you are or what situation you find yourself in, there’s always an option for self-defense. If there’s a will, there’s a way, and self-defense might be the epitome of that saying. You’ll always find yourself at a disadvantage, so you better not lose any hope and continue to get past the obstacles in front of you. With this helpful equipment and advice listed above at your disposal, you may be able to save others and also your own life.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on June 18, 2014 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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  1. Kacey

    October 20, 2014 at 2:23 PM

    I was really disapointed to see you dont ship to canada that creditcard knife is awesome

    • Courtney

      December 6, 2014 at 8:56 AM

      They cant ship to Canada because of our import laws. Any form of a weapon including stun guns and mace are prohibited.

      • Mary

        December 11, 2017 at 5:39 PM

        Canadians, you had all better learn to make your own. 170 million people are dead because of gun control…. Hitler’s Germany, Cambodia, China, and dozens more; these governments implemented gun control, disarmed their citizens, and then rounded them up and put them in concentration camps and exterminated them. Canada. You’re next. Especially because of Justin Treudeau’s Islamic agenda. Godspeed, and put yourself and your kids in serious martial arts training. Time is running out for you and for us in the U.S.

        • John

          January 9, 2018 at 12:56 PM

          Say Mary, why don’t you crawl back under your rock.

      • Not Me

        December 26, 2017 at 9:42 PM

        Courtenay you’re wrong…..the cc knife IS a concealed weapon, you CAN carry a knife in your pocket or purse. You CAN carry dog spray (aka: pepper spray), and you can use it, too. The whole “we can’t have weapons in Canada” is a farce. Yes we can, and yes we do. Stop buying into the whole media/RCMP’s agenda of misinformation to confuse the Canuck, as a buddy of mine says…..

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  3. Curt Sharp

    January 25, 2015 at 10:26 PM

    There are plenty more ways to defend yourself. Would like to see more. I find this interesting since I’m prior Marine corps

    • John Carton

      November 17, 2017 at 1:53 PM

      Most of the physical techniques shown here are Hapkido. A Korean martial art. Look for a legitimate Hapkido instructor. I have studied it for 43 years.

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  5. gingerale

    May 21, 2015 at 12:45 PM

    Just carry a gun, or two or three.

    • Voodoo

      May 23, 2015 at 1:31 PM

      You need to know some hand to hand combat as well. Guns do have their limits, including but not limited to ammo, range, and speed at which they can be drawn. Imagine if some dude was already beating on you, you won’t be able to draw, aim and fire your weapon.

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  7. JM B

    February 9, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    Definitely have to learn at least some hand to hand combat. People do not realize just how fast things can escalate when confronted by a perpetrator. I’m telling you, it can happen in seconds. A gun will not do you any good if you can’t reach it. Don’t think that it can’t happen to you because it can. You have to consider some kind of training for self defense.
    It is soo important. CY6

  8. Anonymous

    September 2, 2017 at 12:40 PM

    Don’t forget “sing”. Solar plexis, instep, nose, and groin.

    • KurtBox

      November 17, 2017 at 9:54 AM

      Or “STING” – Solar Plexis, Throat, Instep, Nose and Groin.

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  13. rohit aggarwal

    February 11, 2019 at 2:49 AM

    thanks for the information

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