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I was reading the Salem Evening News about a local police officer in Danvers, Mass.  was stabbed several times in the arms and neck by an attacker while he was on Duty.  The worrisome fact about knife attacks is they come from nowhere–with little or no warning. The reality of it is that having defense skills against knife attacks could be the difference between a minor encounter or a more grim scenario.  Here are some facts about knife attacks and what you can do if you ever encounter one:

You DO NOT need a permit to carry a knife:  In most states, you need a permit just to carry pepper spray but you don’t need one to carry a knife.  So the chances of an attack with a knife is a lot higher than any other weapon.

If someone is waiving a knife in your face, it’s usually just to scare you into giving them what they want.  If the person is serious about the attack you will not know it is coming and the best way to be able to defend against that is to be aware of the defense techniques that go along with a knife attack.

If there is a way out–RUN.  In fact, the worst thing would be to try to engage in conflict.  If you can’t run, or if there isn’t an escape route– learn the correct defense tactics to protect you or your family.

At Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA; our Filipino Jiu-Jitsu program will show you ways to evade a serious attack.  So that if you were to ever come ina situation where you are being threatened by someone with a knife or if someone comes at you with a knife, you will have the knowledge to survive.

Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

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Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

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