Your Story Matters, You Matter!

Your Story Matters, You Matter!

I have recently begun a new project with SAFE International. I do not even like to call it a project; it is far too important to be called that but need to call it something. I have sat here staring at my computer for the last 30 minutes just thinking about what I...

My Top 6 “DISARM DAILY CONFLICT” UK Book Reviews

My Top 6 “DISARM DAILY CONFLICT” UK Book Reviews

With the release of my new book, "DISARM DAILY CONFLICT - Your Life Depends On It," I thought I would post my Top 6 Amazon Reviews from the UK. I have an affection for the UK and its people. My father was born and grew up there till he moved to Canada in the 1960's....

Human Trafficking Abduction Lures

Human Trafficking Abduction Lures

  In this part 2 of Dangerous Abduction Lures, I am looking at "Human Trafficking Abduction Lures." If you have not read part 1, please click here.  According to the International Labor Organization there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking globally, with...

Dangerous Adult & Child Abduction Lures – Part 1

Dangerous Adult & Child Abduction Lures – Part 1

Violence may be physical instantly as in an ambush or setup through a process. The Most Dangerous Abduction Lures will take us through some of the most common approaches used to attract and lure in a victim.  The abductor whether searching for an adult or child wants...

3 Critical Conflict Resolution Strategies

3 Critical Conflict Resolution Strategies

You might be thinking to yourself; conflict resolution strategies must include speaking? Without saying anything, impossible? I am not saying between the beginning and end of the conflict, there will be no words, but in fact, those words are the least critical part of...

Threats by Road Rage Grandma

Threats by Road Rage Grandma

  In this blog, I want to show road rage has no age limits, as you will see with "Threats by Road Rage Grandma." In my upcoming book on conflict resolution titled, "DISARM DAILY CONFLICT - Your Life Depends on It," I dedicate a chapter to the topic of road rage. ...

The DANGERS of Rideshare Services

The DANGERS of Rideshare Services

The Dangers of Rideshare Services. For more than 100 years, taxis have been a valuable mode of transportation, and in more recent years, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have arrived. With many useful services comes a darker side. In this blog, I want to look...

Top 9 Comparisons Violence vs Covid-19

Top 9 Comparisons Violence vs Covid-19

One of my fellow self-defense friends requested me to write a blog, which I have titled, “Top 9 Comparisons Violence vs Covid-19”. Since I am in the business of teaching Violence Prevention and Self-Defense, it made sense when I thought about the comparisons between...

When Your Child Is Being Bullied?

When Your Child Is Being Bullied?

After finding this story I am going to write about in my SAFE 101 Blog, I find myself conflicted regarding the statement, “But, you are an adult, you can’t behave like that”! What do you do,   “When Your Child is Being Bullied” But as I have taught in...

My Number One Conflict Resolution Tip

My Number One Conflict Resolution Tip

One chapter in my upcoming book, DISARM DAILY CONFLICT - “Your Life Depends On It” addresses the power of saying, "I am sorry.” In conflict, often one person is accusing the other of some form of wrongdoing. One of the simplest and most useful ways to handle an...

Domestic Violence During Covid-19

Domestic Violence During Covid-19

During this Covid-19, coronavirus outbreak, there are countless people like us at SAFE International who have zero work for an unforeseen time, but of most concern to me how can we help those who experience Domestic Violence because the occurrences of it are going up?...

Self-Defense if Pinned to the Ground

Self-Defense if Pinned to the Ground

In this self-defense video clip Richard Dimitri with the aid of Chris Roberts, founder of SAFE International discusses and demonstrates how to deal with being Pinned to the Ground.  Richard first points out the most vulnerable targets on the human body.  Self-defense...

Failure of Self-Defence Systems

Failure of Self-Defence Systems

You can find many self-defence systems or styles on the internet these days. Many of these systems are popular, and often people get involved with them for the name to help promote or bring in business.  I have no problem with any of that.  I operate a self-defence...

Is Self-Defense Muscle Memory Training BS?

Is Self-Defense Muscle Memory Training BS?

Violence loves this self-defense myth, but we at SAFE International do not. Self-defense instructors commonly tell their clients that if they practice a self-defense technique thousands of times, they will remember it if attacked. Many self-defense instructors put the...

If Self-Defence Was on Jeopardy!

If Self-Defence Was on Jeopardy!

   So you want to learn self-defence, but are not sure what to ask when you are inquiring with different instructors about their self-defence styles or systems.  I could offer you several questions, but I thought it might be fun to pose them as if you were on a...

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...

Brutal Attack On a Senior

Brutal Attack On a Senior

This "Brutal Attack On a Senior" is painful to watch, but an important one with some lessons we can learn regarding violence prevention and self-defense. First, I am glad it appears this older gentleman is okay. Now, I do not know the dialogue exchange that took place...

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