Following is some of the more obvious personal and professional reasons for a fitness professional to become formally trained as a self defense instructor:
Like getting education in new and innovative physical fitness training methodologies and programs, being formally trained in self defense can potentially:
The nature of an in-home trainer’s job places him or her at a higher risk than a trainer working in a club or private facility. Also, for anyone who interacts with other people in society or does any amount of traveling, there is a certain level risk (depending on many factors) to personal safety. By getting trained in self-defense, a fitness professional enhances his or her own level of personal safety, both on and off the job.
Article #6, the final segment of this series, will provide some final reasons why a fitness professional should consider becoming a self-defense instructor.
Remember, “ONE BODY, ONE LIFE, ONE CHOICE – BE ‘SAFE & STRONG!’
“One Body, One Life, One Choice!”