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WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE:
No Time for Nonsense...

*WARNING TO WOMEN: THERE IS A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF BOGUS WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE INFORMATION ON THE WEB THAT WILL LITERALLY GET YOU KILLED. PLEASE SEE "MARTIAL MYTHS."
THE VIDEO BELOW IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT WORKS:
   

HOW TO FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE

10 Best Self-defense Awareness and Fighting Tips
Am I really in danger?  You'd better believe it.
  • 1 out of 4 women is sexually assaulted at some point in her life.
  • Every 15 seconds a woman is beaten by her husband or boyfriend. (FBI Uniform Crime Report, 1991)
  • 78% of sexual assault victims were assaulted by someone they knew.
  • Up to 57% of rapes happened on a date.

    Source: Roger Williams University
Your wake up call: 3 Horror Stories

So what can I do about it?

Many women who are attracted to the superb conditioning promised by Taebo, kickboxing, "boxercise" and the like have the false confidence that they are
also learning realistic self-defense. This is a dangerous assumption that has the potential for greater injury than if the individual knew nothing and relied purely on instinct to survive and ran like hell.

Many women, realizing this, go in for traditional martial arts training, spending many years on kata (forms practice), sparring, and highly choreographed self-defense techniques. This type of training creates it's own share of problems:

Violence is not a game. It doesn't end with a "tap out" or point. There are no rounds, rules or second chances. It ends when you or your attacker are ether dead or disabled. Period. Any training that diverges from that goal is both dangerous and delusional. Violence is best averted by avoiding it in the first place. Always remember that the best self-defense is Awareness and Avoidance with Escape the Number One objective. If you must fight to escape, you need methods that will give you the best chance to survive even if you're not an Olympic athlete.

Forms are precisely executed techniques linked in a dance-like format that reflect the style of martial art they are part of. They provide a physical "dictionary" of specific responses to specific attacks. Unfortunately, real violence never looks like this. Ask any cop or soldier: Real violence is ugly, random and chaotic.

Pattern Recognition: Real violence is chaos. What does that mean? If you can't run and you've been programmed by training a specific response to a specific attack, your defense will FAIL if the attack changes by even one inch from the way you've trained. This is why patterned self defense techniques based on "if-you-do-THAT-then-I'll-do-THIS" will get you killed.

Sparring is a controlled sport with rules to prevent serious injury. Boxing restricts you to arm strikes and further restricts these to closed hand forward punches with padded gloves. Close-in fighting (where most real damage occurs) is limited by clinching, which is further restricted if it goes on too long. Kick-boxing adds leg strikes. "Ultimate" style fighting adds grappling. All are trained within a sporting context that has nothing to do with real life and death violence. Remember:

The way you train is the way you fight.

The most efficient method of training self defense would stress:

1. Awareness of your surroundings and avoidance of threatening situations.

2. Familiarity and cultivation of fear-driven, adrenaline-based motion and becoming comfortable with channeling your primitive fight or flight instincts to maximize whatever physical potential you have.

3. Free-form, unchoreographed and spontaneous use of every possible form of hitting, kicking, stomping, ripping, tearing, gouging, and biting that the human body is capable of delivering with every part of the body while simultaneously learning to avoid the same from the opponent and then get away, and to train all this in a safe and sane manner.

You need a simple guide to staying alive:
  
Book cover "How to Fight For Your Life"In 1979, John Perkins created Guided Chaos, an ORIGINAL, advanced system of free-form ADAPTIVE self-defense that takes many years of disciplined training to master. However, not everyone has that kind of time…and violent criminals aren’t going to wait.

As a Grandmaster in Combat Martial Arts under the ICMAF, Perkins has taken key energy principles of Guided Chaos and used them to enhance the authentic and already proven World War II hand-to-hand close quarters combat methods of Col. Rex Applegate and Fairbairn and Sykes, and created Guided Chaos Combatives, a system anyone can master in just weeks with diligent practice.

This is NOT watered down, politically correct nonsense. It also isn’t competitive sport fighting–which has rules, and training methods that follow those rules. It is the real deal, used on the battlefield and in NY streets by active duty law enforcement.

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You'd like a self-defense school with a relaxed,
informal and non-intimidating atmosphere.

John PerkinsEx-cop and former forensic homicide expert John Perkins is a jovial, sensitive, non-conformist and he uses that approach to teach you a deadly serious art that involves training both your nervous system and physical responses...and have fun doing it. Classes are always open for newcomers to watch or participate in.

Guided Chaos was designed to be effective even if you can't bench press 300 pounds or kick above your head. Of course, size and strength DO matter and we're not talking about learning mystical nonsense that will transform you instantly into a Navy SEAL. But by maximizing whatever physical potential you already have, you can give yourself the best possible chance of defending your life or a loved one's in a vicious assault.

Tina Pascal, Senior Instructor
4th Degree Blackbelt Guided Chaos

After experiencing some scary situations in her own life, Tina sought to learn self-defense that would work for women in the real world. She spent two years in China, trained in various martial arts, and kept searching for her answer. She finally found what she was looking for when she was led to Guided Chaos. Today, Tina's passion is to bring this real-world self defense system to women around the world. Also a registered nurse, she is just the second woman to achieve 4th degree blackbelt status since Guided Chaos' inception in 1978.

2017 WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE SEMINAR REVIEW:

"I thoroughly enjoyed the women’s self-defense class even though it was quite a workout. Lol. 
 
The instructors were knowledgeable, funny, patient and attentive, and when necessary, they pushed us out of our comfort zones. The techniques taught in the class were simple yet effective. They were easy to learn because they were in alignment with how we naturally move. 
 
The class helped me to get out of my head and to be more in my body. I also developed a deeper awareness of my body in relation to the surrounding environment. These gains are priceless for the more integrated I am at the mind-body level, the more powerful I can be.
 
Thanks for a great self-defense class!"
--Kim


For lessons and seminars, visit Tina's site at Attackproofselfdefense.org


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Since it is based on balance, body unity, looseness and sensitivity (instead of gross muscular power), it can be argued that women stand to benefit more from the methodologies within Guided Chaos than men. Any large, well muscled male can mount some kind of defense once sheer terror and adrenaline kick in. Women can’t afford to play nice, and can’t rely on “fast-food” self-defense, sport karate, “box-ercise” or any watered down form of Tai Chi.

GUIDED CHAOS SCHOOLS ARE LOCATED IN NEW YORK, OREGON AND LONDON



If you live on the West Coast, we recommend this resource:

I Fight For My Life

  
Spice WilliamsSpice Williams-Crosby is an actress, stuntwoman, and martial artist. She holds a 3rd DAN in Arjukanpo, a 1st DAN in Doce Pares Eskrima, and is Certified Level 1 in Israeli KAPAP. At one time, Spice was a victim, however, she learned to take her power back. By being AWARE and PREPARED, she's learned how to FIGHT FOR HER LIFE! She brings her expertise to women around the world so that they, too, can learn to hold their heads up high, acquire Street Smart Skills, and stop being Victims! Visit her website and watch her show:

I Fight For My Life!
Don't Live in Fear! Share Your Stories

[Spice is not a Guided Chaos Instructor but she is  a highly respected, super-accomplished martial artist located near Los Angeles and a tremendous resource for teaching women how to survive violent attacks on their lives. Go see her!]

Note: "I Fight for My Life" and our Guided Chaos Combatives book "How to Fight for Your Life" are not related.
      


Get Real. You CAN survive!

Make no mistake, size and strength DO matter. After Awareness and Avoidance, running away is your best first response. With some smaller and weaker individuals, hand-to-hand training may be of limited help, although some training is still better than none. For these individuals, personal weapons instruction may be the answer (although everyone should learn weapons to become a complete warrior).

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