Abduction: to carry off or kidnap (a person) illegally by force or deception
In May 2011, a woman was walking along Lakeshore Avenue in Toronto when two men tried to pull her into their vehicle. Thankfully, she escaped. More recently, in March of 2019, there have been a series of adduction attempts of young teen girls in the Lawrence and Yonge area of Toronto.
Such incidents reinforce the need to teach Krav Maga students various self defense techniques to avoid and escape abduction attempts.
Here are 5 general tips to prevent abduction:
Of course, there are situations where an abduction attempt is not prevented. These situations call for quick and decisive actions and will be the focus of an upcoming blog.
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