I was reading this story, about a guy with a knife attacking a woman walking though a park. I’ve heard too much chatter lately how women cannot really defend themselves against men as they are the kinder gentler gender.
Well let me tell you that I have always thought fighting was a state of mind (at least in part) because if you are a fighter and someone attacks you – you generally react!
Well in this case the woman hauled off and slugged her attacker (since pointing the knife at her was an attack) and kept slugging! Well let me tell you that this would not have been surprising from a guy but it was quite refreshing to see a woman so confident in her abilities to turn the tables on the attacker.
One thing to realize – woman and men have the same tools but women can be faster (not as much muscle mass and more limber) than men. So if they are also confident they can go toe to toe initially with most men and then cut out.
When I was 155 pounds I learned how to fight against 220 pound black belts (they were the Thursday night animals that the karate school), I had to do plenty of blitz attacks and then get out of dodge on a different angle (so they could not follow so easily). That is how a woman can blitz a man especially since most men believe that women cannot fight.
Anyway in this case, Leah Peisner came out ok and her attacker ran off!