How to Use Your High Heels for Self-Defense
December 17, 2015•9 min
Why is it important for women to know self-defense tactics?Even though there have been many scientific reports and studies conducted on the damage high heels can do to your body, many women still want to wear them. Wearing high heels can make you feel sexy, empowered, and even be used as a self-defense tool.According to a United Nations analysis, about 35 percent of women worldwide said they had experienced physical violence, including rape, murder, and sexual harassment.Avital Zeisler, world-renowned hand-to-hand combat expert and Women's Empowerment Coach, was one of those women at the age of 19. Suffering from depression, she traveled to Israel to learn Krav Maga and ultimately began teaching self-defense and empowerment tactics.Listen in as Zeisler shares her personal story on why she decided to help women protect themselves and how you can use your high heels as a self-defense tool.