My Top 3 Jaw Dropping Self Defence Comments

My Top 3 Jaw Dropping Self Defence Comments

I was reflecting on the last 25 years of teaching self-defence about some remarks that not only had me shaking my head but also dropping my jaw.  You can agree, disagree, or not care about anything I teach. I thought it might entertain to provide those in my SAFE 101...

Don’t Be Blind To The Eyes Self-Defence

Don’t Be Blind To The Eyes Self-Defence

A fundamental part of SAFE 101 Violence Prevention courses is the capability to interpret body language. Seeing a threat from a distance is a critical skill for recognizing and avoiding violence.   If one faces violence, that ability to foretell how, when, and what...

Control, Clear, & Counter Knife Defence

Control, Clear, & Counter Knife Defence

Warning: This video contains graphic language. This short clip was from a SAFE International Violence Prevention & Self Defence certification in which Richard Dimitri is covering the theory in regards to knife attacks where the knife is placed close to the body. As...

The Power of Asking “How Can I Help You?”

The Power of Asking “How Can I Help You?”

The most common question we hear when it comes to customer service is "How Can I Help You?" but where it is even more valuable is in the area of conflict resolution. In this SAFE 101 Violence Prevention blog, I would like to offer you a couple brief reasons why this...

The Hazards of Cellphones in Road Rage

The Hazards of Cellphones in Road Rage

 In this SAFE 101 blog, I want to share my thoughts on something I see with more and more frequency. I see this trend increasing. That trend is the use of cellphones in road rage scenarios. In fact, in my upcoming book on conflict resolution in our daily lives, I am...

“Pervert Park” Good Idea or Bad Idea?

“Pervert Park” Good Idea or Bad Idea?

I came across a video from 60 Minutes Australia that stopped me in my tracks.  It is about a trailer park in St. Petersburg, Florida, which has 120 convicted pedophiles and convicted sex offenders living in it.  I had never heard of this community or anything like...

Are You a Road Rage Maniac?

Are You a Road Rage Maniac?

The topic of road rage is one that most have experienced, whether on the receiving end of it or the giving end. Some people are not even aware of their road rage, which can end up disastrously. We will explore that a bit further in this blog. If I asked you how many...

Warning: Never Say These 3 Things in Any Conflict

Warning: Never Say These 3 Things in Any Conflict

Most people engage in some form of conflict every day.  I don't mean a conflict that will result in Violence necessarily, but anywhere from a disagreement with a loved one, to someone at work, to the worst case of a scenario of possible Violence.  Now sadly, the...

Can You Learn Self Defence in 4 Hours

Can You Learn Self Defence in 4 Hours

Hell, yeah!!!! Now, this might spark a little controversy, but you can learn something in 30 seconds that can save your life!  So, can you learn self-defence in 4 hours?  That is a loaded question that I can argue in more than one way.  If you asked me, can you learn...

Why I Quit Teaching Self-Defence

Why I Quit Teaching Self-Defence

So, to launch the new SAFE 101 Violence Prevention website, my first blog post is titled, "Why I Quit Teaching Self Defence!".  So, either this new website will have a very short launch, and I am closing it down now, or there is another reason why I titled it that. ...

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