Improvised Weapons Tips for your Safety

Important self defense information for your safety

In this article, we share improvised weapons tips for your personal safety. Keep reading because this information could save your life one day.

Let’s face it. Attacks can happen anywhere, anytime. And often, it happens when you least expect it. They catch you off guard and you need to be ready to defend yourself.

So, when you’re in an unexpected situation and need to defend yourself, you need to rely on whatever it is you have near you and use it as an improvised weapon.

Pretty much anything you can get your hands on becomes a weapon.

That’s why we always mention that awareness is the number one rule of self defense. Being caught unexpected is the perfect situation where it’s crucial for you to be aware of your surroundings.

By being alert at all times, you will already have a good idea of what tools and resources you can refer to in the event that you are attacked and need to defend yourself.

Improvised weapons – A powerful tactical advantage for self-defense

When it comes to improvised weapons, anything goes. From car keys, to water bottles, a broom or pretty much anything that you have handy and can cause damage.

If you’re carrying a coffee cup or water bottle, you can even use that as a weapon by throwing it at your attacker. This will most likely distract him long enough for you to strike or get away.

See how to how to use improvised weapons for self-defense.

Static objects such as trees or cars can even be used as an improvised weapon giving you a shield and creating a barrier between you and your attacker.

Here’s an example of using a car as a static improvised weapon.

The most important thing to remember in all situations is to always be alert and aware. If you’ve familiarized yourself with your surroundings and are aware of what objects are near, you can use them as an advantage when it comes to defending yourself.

The goal is to distract your attacker long enough for you to strike him and get away. Make sure to practice different scenarios with your training partner so you can further develop your skills.

Check out our YouTube channel called Code Red Defense, where you can find several videos as well as the video on improvised weapons tips for your personal safety.

You can also watch the clip right here:

I hope you enjoyed this article and found some useful strategies that you can take in if ever you are to be attacked.

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Take care,

Patrick Viana

Code Red Defense