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From Manassas To Awareness

Deadly Is As Deadly Does

In Manassas, Virginia, a recent knife attack has starkly highlighted the swift and lethal nature of such incidents, drawing urgent attention to the broader dangers of knife violence. This tragic event serves as a grim reminder that the speed at which a knife attack can unfold often leaves little time for victims or bystanders to react, making them especially dangerous. Despite the common misconception

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One Wrong Turn Led To Another

Exploring the Monahan Shooting in a Virginia context

In a tragic incident on the night of April 15, 2023, a New York man was found guilty of fatally shooting a 20-year-old woman who was a passenger in a friend’s car. The events unfolded in rural Hebron, New York when Kaylin Gillis and her companions inadvertently turned into the driveway of 65-year-old Kevin Monahan while searching for a friend’s house.

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Preparing for the Unexpected

The Power of Scenario Training in Self-Defense

Scenario training, a vital yet often overlooked aspect of self-defense training, involves simulated exercises designed to imitate real-life emergencies. It prepares individuals for the unexpected, enabling them to respond effectively to high-stress situations. While the benefits of scenario training span various aspects,

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