When you are in a panicking situation, it can be tough to act quickly. Every woman should know self defense. When is comes to self defense, there is no fighting fair. It is all about fighting for your safety. The more help you have, the better it will be for you to make it through the traumatic experience. Below is a list of self defense items that are cheap and can fit your handbag. They are light weight and easy to carry around. These items are to be used for self defense only and with caution. It is important to research which items are legal to carry in regards to whichever state, city, and country you live in.
1. Car Keys
When you are walking back to your car and it is late at night, have your keys in your hand. This can be used to poke somebody's eyes out. This is a very quick defense item to use if you feel threatened. You can just grip the ring of your car keys with your finger and hold it out straight so that the key is sticking out. You could practice the position and technique in a mirror or on a punching bag.
2. Pepper Spray
Pepper spray can fit in your purse and on your key chain. It is a great investment that will keep harmful attackers away and give you enough time to run some where safe and call for help. Pepper spray contains an open side and a lock side. Make sure you know when it is open and when it is locked. Even just the smell of a little pepper spray will make one cough viciously. This is a very powerful tool, so it of course should only be used for self defense. This item can be found on Amazon for as low as $19.99-$24.99
3. Personal Alarm
This provides extra alertness of others around you. If you are in a threatening situation, you want people to hear you. Just in case your scream is not loud enough, or you freeze up and you can't scream, (this happens when people panic) the alarm will help you in the emergency. This item can be found at anywhere like Target, Walmart, Amazon for around $10.
4. Self Defense Cat Keychain
This self defense key chain is in the shape of a cat. The ears of the cat are sharp and pointy. This is another small item that can fit in your purse and in other small hiding areas. Very quick and easy to use. You just stick your fingers in the eyes and make a fist with the pointy ears sticking out. You don't have to be a pro boxer in order to use this weapon, the weapon itself is sharp enough to get the job done in case of harm. Another item you can find for $9.99 on www.florencescoveljewelry.com
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