Students Know Best II

8 05 2010

“’Hey, what are you doing?’” the hand reached out, uninvited, and grabbed my wrist. ‘Please take your hand off me,’ I responded firmly peering into the eyes of the person who was grabbing me….

“This scene was part of a role playing exercise that I participated in at a Defend Yourself introduction to self-defense workshop. … Perpetrators of sexual assault both stranger and acquaintance, Lauren Taylor explained in class, will often times use tactics ‘slowly eroding away at your boundaries.'”

Here’s another great perspective on learning self defense from a student’s view. Tiffany Hearsey wrote a detailed, thoughtful, and analytical article about her experiences at a self defense workshop led by Lauren, an NWMAF certified instructor, on




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