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From: "Brian C. Taylor" <taylob2@***.EDU>
Subject: Re: Defensive Martial arts
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 1994 14:20:22 -0400
Grappling arts(Akido and Judo etc.) are fine if you've got ten years to study
but quick courses don't really work. It takes a lot of time to develop the
skill to use the art against someone much larger then you. I'd suggest a real
nasty self defense course, the kind where they emphesize gouging an atackers
eyes out etc. combined with a quick course in the use of pepper spray so she
can learn how to hold onto the can when the attacker makes a grab for it. But
before she does any of this she has to be willing to really hurt the attacker
otherwise she will just piss him off and get herself hurt.

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