Self-defense training, like fitness training, must be individualized. Each person has unique abilities, capabilities, strengths, weaknesses, physical attributes, experiences, mental/emotional abilities and capabilities, etc. Each factor plays a role in how a person should be trained in self-defense.
Personal trainers are experienced in designing individual workout routines, based on observations and information about clients. Self defense training requires the same skills because it is not a “one plan fits all” deal, either – just like fitness. The training must be tailored to the individual.
Article #4 of this series will provide an in-depth explanation for the 5th and final bullet point (reference Article #1).
Remember, “ONE BODY, ONE LIFE, ONE CHOICE – BE ‘SAFE & STRONG!’