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John Moore

About John Moore

John Moore is a Maine native who overcame congenital physical limitations to achieve a 3rd degree black belt in jujutsu. He holds two master's degrees, and is a nationally certified crime prevention instructor. John teaches martial arts and self defense in the Portland area

Stay safe from crime on vacation

family on vacation

Summertime is here, and many Maine families will be travelling. Vacation time is a time to relax, unwind, and shake off our hard winter. However, with travel, comes certain increased risks of crime. I’ve previously written about keeping your home safe while you’re away. Today, I’ve compiled a few helpful tips to try to keep […]

Study: women trained in self-defense far less likely to be sexually assaulted

Woman fighting a man

There’s a new study out of Canada¬†showing that college students who underwent a 12 hour sexual assault resistance training were far less likely to to be assaulted. More telling, is that they were less likely to be the victims of attempted assault. Self-defense training works This study jives with earlier research by the self-defense instruction […]