She Kicks She Throws Women & Girls in the Martial Arts

How to Choose a Self Defense Program

Self-Defense Philosophy Ideally, a good self-defense program should reflect these philosophical points in its outlook No one asks for, causes, invites, or deserves to be assaulted. People sometimes exercise poor judgment about safety behavior, but that does not make them responsible for...

The First Step

I’ve been planning this for the past month or so.  I have this google doc called She Kicks Blog Plan, full of bulleted lists and action items.  I’m heading out later today to get a PO Box set up ,...

Martial Arts and Self Defense Are Not the Same Thing

(content note: sexual assault) Most folks in the know consider self defense to be things like risk reduction (buddy system, avoiding dangerous places, watching your drink). Others would include things like being confident and boosting self-esteem.  Others even include things...