• ****
  • Senior Petal
  • 1901 5
    • View Profile
On guard: More Singaporean women taking up self-defence classes
« on: December 04, 2017, 03:26:54 pm »
SINGAPORE — Three knife-wielding men once broke into Ms Jowie Ching's home in the United States to demand for money. Though the 41-year-old managed to reach for her gun and chased the intruders out, she suffered multiple bruises as a result of putting up a fight.

Haunted by her ordeal, Ms Ching decided to take up self-defence classes upon returning to Singapore about three years ago so she could better protect herself.

"Women are usually physically weaker than men. When a guy attacks you, if you put up a fight and you do not know (self-defence tactics), it's almost impossible to beat him," said the account manager, who travels frequently for work.

Ms Ching is among an increasing number of women here taking self-defence classes, a trend that corresponds with more of them travelling overseas or studying abroad on their own.

More at http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/guard-more-singaporean-women-take-self-defence-classes



  • *****
  • Global Moderator
  • 9607 19
  • Road to Perdition
    • View Profile
Re: On guard: More Singaporean women taking up self-defence classes
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 04:46:56 pm »
I tried to buy a retractable baton or a T-bar for my wife, sister and mother but they cannot be imported under Singapore laws .... :-[

maybe I need to get a licensed firearm for them .... like a Glock or S&W 38 ....
"A man who has depths in his shame meets his destiny and his delicate decisions upon paths which few ever reach."

Sick trend of women posing naked at public places in S'pore continues

Started by beaverjuiceBoard Chit Chat Corner

Replies: 10
Views: 2624
Last post March 04, 2016, 10:49:54 pm
by beaverjuice
Girls beware! Elderly man caught peeping up women's skirts repeatedly at Bugis+

Started by beaverjuiceBoard Chit Chat Corner

Replies: 5
Views: 1451
Last post July 15, 2016, 01:45:23 pm
by beaverjuice
Online dating scams: More women in Asia falling prey to swindlers

Started by beaverjuiceBoard All About Love

Replies: 23
Views: 5017
Last post June 01, 2017, 06:55:47 am
by Jaime