Self Defence

Sixth sense in women key self-defence, says Vidyut Jammwal

Sixth sense in women key self-defence, says Vidyut Jammwal

Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who also teaches martial arts to women, says women are blessed with sixth sense which could be a key to their self-defence.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Kohni Maar: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu demonstrate self-defence technique for women

Kohni Maar: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu demonstrate self-defence technique for women

Akki posted an interesting video on the social media. In the short clip, the 29-year-old actress can be seen explaining a method called 'Kohni Maar' which can be used to teach a lesson to the molester.

Mar 06, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Akshay Kumar’s daughter Nitara’s martial arts video is the cutest thing you will WATCH today

Akshay Kumar’s daughter Nitara’s martial arts video is the cutest thing you will WATCH today

On Tuesday evening, Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to share a video that shows Nitara displaying her martial arts skills.

Feb 15, 2017, 08:22 AM IST
Sonakshi Sinha initiates self defence campaign in Mumbai

Sonakshi Sinha initiates self defence campaign in Mumbai

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who will soon be seen doing action scenes in 'Akira', initiated a self defence training workshop at a college in Mumbai. She says she is thrilled that colleges are taking self defence training seriously.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

DU to extend self defence training programme to distance wing

Delhi University's self defence training programme in association with the Delhi police which was earlier restricted to its regular colleges, will now also be extended to School of Open learning, the varsity's distance education wing.

Oct 05, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

CBSE asks affiliated schools to train girls on 'self defence'

 CBSE has asked all its affiliated schools to train girls on 'self-defence' from class I to X in view of some recent incidents which have accentuated the need to ensure their safety.

Sep 09, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Girls should learn to hit back, exhorts Delhi top cop

Advocating the need of including self defence training for girls at the school level, Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi said that girls and women must be taught self-defence methods if crimes against them are to be controlled. “We have recommended to government for including self defence training of girls in the curriculum from third standard,” he said.

Jul 21, 2015, 13:57 PM IST
Women trained in self-defence can protect themselves: Bassi

Women trained in self-defence can protect themselves: Bassi

Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi has asserted that a woman trained in self-defence can handle a situation and protect herself whenever her safety is threatened.

Jun 06, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Delhi Police chief urges inclusion of self-defence in school curriculum

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday urged relevant authorities to include self-defence as part of the curriculum for girls in schools and colleges, and added that the force is determined to ensure the safety and security of women in the national capital.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Can martial arts be a compulsory subject in school?

Self defense can help prevent a lot of mistreatment towards women.
Can martial arts be a compulsory subject in school?

Oct 24, 2014, 21:47 PM IST
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie learn self defence for film

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie learn self defence for film

Hollywood star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reportedly been practising a form of Israeli self defence called Krav Maga as a part of preparation for their upcoming movie 'By The Sea'.

Sep 09, 2014, 16:59 PM IST
Clint Eastwood advised Harry Styles to learn self-defence?

Clint Eastwood advised Harry Styles to learn self-defence?

 Harry Styles has reportedly taken up training in the self-defence art of Krav Maga after actor Clint Eastwood advised the singer to improve his physique for a film career.

Aug 27, 2014, 18:54 PM IST

Martial arts certificate as important as physics or maths: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar`s dream is to make martial arts a compulsory subject in school for both boys and girls.

Jun 18, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Akshay Kumar starts self-defense classes for women

Bollywood`s action titan Akshay Kumar, who has started a school along with Aditya Thackeray to train women in self-defence, says the initiative is not for personal gain, but to give back to the society.

Jun 08, 2014, 09:08 AM IST

Akshay Kumar bats for martial arts in school curriculum

Urging to make learning of martial arts compulsory at schools, popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today regretted that this form of self defence came last in priority in the country.

Dec 20, 2013, 22:49 PM IST

Practical Tips for Self Defence

West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra (in descending order), top the list of states in India for crimes against women.

Jul 23, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

Make martial arts compulsory in schools: Rani Mukerji

Rani Mukerji is in favour of making martial arts and other self-defense methods compulsory for school children to help them fight for themselves and also stay fit.

Feb 13, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

Haryana asks schools to hold self-defence classes for girls

Haryana government has asked the School Education Department to hold self-defence classes for girl students to check increasing crime against them.

Jan 17, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Now, learn self-defence for free

With crimes against women increasing, the need has been felt for every woman being able to possess the basic knowledge about self-defence -- and to meet this need, sports and fitness consultancy firm Endzone has announced free self-defence camps for women.

Dec 27, 2012, 16:13 PM IST

Thane police chief asks women to carry chilli powder

Against the backdrop of rising attacks on women, Thane Police Commissioner K P Raghuvanshi has asked them to carry chilli powder for self-defence.

Dec 20, 2012, 16:01 PM IST