Posts tagged Women's Self-Defense
The Truth About Freezing

Fear of freezing in danger and the memory of freezing in the past are two of the biggest hurdles for self-defense students. How important is it to focus on defeating the dreaded freeze response? How does one undo the freeze response in training? And are we doing more harm than good by prioritizing it in self-defense and safety classes?

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Fearless Is a Dangerous Trend

The truth? The state of being fearless is a hoax. You cannot outrun, outwork or out-will fear. Fear is here to stay. And it's a good thing that it is, because it helps to keep us safe, questioning circumstances and prepared to make changes if necessary. So should we just give in to our fears? How do we keep fear from turning into paranoia or anxiety?

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