Self-Defense Blog for Women

Angie M. Tarighi is the CEO & Founder of Women's Self-Defense Institute and has been teaching women's self-defense programs for over 20 years. She is a tireless advocate of self-reliance and responsibility, encouraging women to actively protect life through awareness and education.

With the help of WSDI, women replace fear with skills, knowledge and confidence.

For more information and to learn more about our upcoming Self-Defense Seminars and Training courses please click here.

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Jun 28, 2021



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Mar 08, 2021

International Women's Day

Today marks the 100th plus anniversary of International Women's Day. The "theme" for this year is women and men united to end violence against women and girls.

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Feb 10, 2021

Ultimate Self-Defense Weapon

What would you give to have a weapon you can always rely upon? What would it be worth to have a weapon that will disable or annihilate your attacker immediately?

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Feb 01, 2021

February is Teen-Dating-Violence-Awareness-Month

Teen-Dating-Violence-Awareness-Month provides an opportunity for prevention and healing for teen victims of violent relationships.

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Jan 29, 2021

Decide to Survive

Knowing that the most important thing in an attack is survival prepares you mentally for what you need to do next.

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Jan 26, 2021

Denial Ain't Just a River in Egypt

One of the challenges in discussing self-defense training with women and girls is the denial factor.And as they say, DeNial ain't just a river in Egypt.

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Jan 21, 2021


10-Mistakes-You-Cannot-Make-When-Confronted-with-Violence is about recognizing potentially violent & dangerous situations; knowing how to employ verbal de-escalation and boundary skills.

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Jan 12, 2021

5 Reasons for Women to Take a Self Defense Course

As a group, we continue to deny the need for our own self-protection, relying instead on arguments that someone should be protecting us. Here are 5 reasons for women to take a self defense course.

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Jan 07, 2021

When They Come For You, What Will You Do?

How will you defend yourself when they decide to come for you?

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Dec 04, 2017

10 Security Flaws Thieves Prey On

We are going to share the top 10 security flaws that most people overlook or take for granted. These are sure indicators for a criminal that says, "come on in, the house is yours."

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