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The Indian Express: Post-Guwahati shame, sale of self-defence tools on the rise in Bangalore
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The Indian Express: Post-Guwahati shame, sale of self-defence tools on the rise in Bangalore

Excerpt from Guru Franklin Joseph Experts suggest this might not be the only solution and that people need to stay on guard round-the-clock. "Pepper spray can be a handy tool, but being aware of your surroundings is more important. In the last one week, we've had a large number of single working women and worried parents enrolling their teenage daughters in our Krav Maga self-defence classes," says Franklin Joseph, self-defence instructor, Badass Combat Academy. Further, many are buying telescopic batons and stun guns — though they cost a little more than pepper sprays — which are handy, he added. --- Franklin Joseph Pepper sprays, stun guns, telescopic batons and knives are a few things that Bangaloreans have been getting their hands on in the last one week. The recent G...
Deccan Chronicle Newspaper: Ready for combat
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Deccan Chronicle Newspaper: Ready for combat

Deccan Chronicle Newspaper A few days ago, a 14-years -old boy was attacked in the city by three older boys, but thanks to his martial arts skills, the boy was alert enough to catch one of the attackers. In an other shocking incident, two teenagestabbed a 33-years -old businessman. If you want to survive in the big bad version of Bengaluru, then self defence comes to your rescue. From martial arts to Krav Maga, the number of youngsteopting for self-defence classes has increased. (more…)
Times of India Newspaper: Hit back in times of terror
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Times of India Newspaper: Hit back in times of terror

Times of India, Bangalore Times Newspaper The Israeli army's self-defence tactics for civilians are a fave among IT professionals Did you watch helplessly as goons mugged you and took off with your valuables? Frustrated that you didn't know what to do as you were pinned to the ground? How about learning to fight back? Well, a bunch of city-based professionals have done just that and what's more, they are even equipping themselves with skills required during a terror situation. It is Krav Maga — Hebrew for contact combat — the Israeli military's effective, easy-to-learn system of unarmed self-defence and combat tactics that has caught their fancy. (more…)
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