America's Most Wanted Safety Center
Whether you are being physically attacked or financially scammed, this site has videos and tips for how to defend yourself in a variety of situations. Including tips like these.
National Crime Prevention Council
Remember McGruff, the dog who takes a bite out of crime? This is his site. The site offers statistics on crime, as well as tips for preventing different types of crime. My favorite sites are dedicated to personal safety and preventing violence.
Women's Self-Defense Center
This site offers tips on how to deal with everything from rape and stalking to purse-snatching and car-jacking.
Here are two articles that delve into how to handle an attacker.
Self-Defense Tactics at SafetyCentral.
5 Quick Self-Defense Tactics That Can Save Your Life by Ryan J. Macdonald
(View other articles by Mr. Macdonald here.)
Always remember, a weapon you carry is a weapon that can be used against you. This blog neither condones nor condemns the carrying of such items. Just remember...don't carry anything on you that you aren't willing to use.
Articles are great, but taking self-defense or martial arts classes is better. Stay tuned for the next installment, where I will point you to some sites that can help you find the martial arts class for you.