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Recent crimes boost karate class enrollment

By Jesse Fray · July 18, 2008 · Comment on this

More adults are attending karate classes after hearing about crime in the community.

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Kiana Griffin 6 years, 5 months ago

Perhaps, but this school does teach several very effective close-quarters weapons disarmament techniques, including knives and guns.

jonas 6 years, 5 months ago

As a recently minted blackbelt in Taekwondo, let me be the first to say that all that training will not make me able to block or to dodge a bullet.

jonas 6 years, 5 months ago

I'll, personally, stick to not looking for trouble and doing my best to not put myself in dangerous situations. I've found them to be quite effective, and much cheaper than carrying around a small arsenal.

kansascrone 6 years, 5 months ago

madmike - if the power of attraction holds true - i don't want to be at the nice restaurant on the same evening as you and your spouse - although i'm sure you're both very nice people.

Fatty_McButterpants 6 years, 5 months ago

Madmike: Hmm, unarmed attempts to disarm someone, or attempting to draw and fire a weapon when someone already has their pistol aimed at you. I really donÂ't think you fare any better than the one attempting a disarm...

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