While most books in this category limit themselves to citing statistical data, describing case histories, or displaying various self-defense techniques, Defend Yourself covers the entire issue in a clear, concise, workbook format. Instead of simply skimming chapters, the reader is encouraged to actively participate in the exercises within each lesson.
The book describes the most up-to-date prevention, empowerment, communication, and self-defense methods. In addition, the physical techniques are complemented by an in-depth analysis of potential attackers including a description of each offender type and the various modus operandi employed. Each lesson concludes with a summary of the main points and a series of questions and exercises that will assist the reader in developing a Personal Safety Strategy.
Fifty percent of profits resulting from the sale of Defend Yourself will be donated to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Learn more about RAINN and the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) here.