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Self Defense Knives
TBO TECH
07/20/2021
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With homicides increasing by an unprecedented 33% in big cities across the United States, more people are reclaiming control with an interest in self defense. Knives are one of the best self...
Hidden Weapons
TBO TECH
06/30/2021
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Self-defense is something many of us worry about. Every year, in the United States, there are between 60,000 and 2.5 million defensive uses of firearms. What are Hidden Weapons? There are...
Choosing Stun Guns
TBO TECH
06/18/2021
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Stun guns — they're one of the best self-defense products out there. They're legal in many states and provide an efficient, non-lethal form of protection for anyone walking home at night. But...
Keys as a Weapon
TBO TECH
05/31/2021
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Over a million violent crimes are committed every year, including muggings, sexual assault, and more. It's a statistic no one wants to be a part of, but sometimes bad luck and unfortunate...
Stun Flashlight for Self Defense
TBO TECH
05/28/2021
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Fifteen percent of people in the U.S. are victims of crime. When it comes to walking alone at night, women, in particular, are common targets for crime. It's a sad fact of the world that human...
Pepper Spray vs Mace
TBO TECH
02/03/2021
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Using pepper spray or mace on someone sucks. But sometimes it's necessary—which is probably why you're reading this article. If you're in a dangerous situation, make sure you take necessary...
what to do if someone is following you
TBO TECH
01/08/2021
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We've all had the sneaking feeling that a dark alleyway or an unfamiliar corner might contain someone watching us. That feeling is useful, and it's not always incorrect to think that someone is...
Portable Door Alarms while Traveling
TBO TECH
10/23/2020
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It only takes about 10 seconds for a burglar to get through a basic lock with a credit card. If you are a deep sleeper or have a hotel room full of valuables, this could leave you waking up...
Hand to Hand Combat Tactics
TBO TECH
09/10/2020
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There are some amazing people out there. They've got interesting ideas to share and kindness in abundance. The problem is that they're other types of people too. Of all the crimes reported in...
Choosing Throwing Knives
TBO TECH
08/04/2020
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Did you know that the number of violent crimes in the United States is up to 6 million? To avoid becoming a victim, one of your first lines of protection is using a self-defense weapon like a...
Arizona Gun Laws
TBO TECH
07/20/2020
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Arizona is a wide-open state with various types of land and 6,900,000 registered residents . Many of them enjoy using firearms for recreation and/or protection. Despite this, only 2% of...
Throwing Shurikens
TBO TECH
06/08/2020
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Ninjas are awesome. Pretty much everyone agrees on that. If you look up the word in a dictionary, your odds are pretty good of seeing a picture of a ninja. Okay, not really. But regardless,...
6 Discreet Weapons You Can Comfortably Carry
TBO TECH
02/03/2020
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We live in a world where people are feeling increasingly less safe to walk around in. Luckily, technological advances have made portable self-defense weapons both affordable and easily available....
California Stun Gun Laws
TBO TECH
01/23/2020
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California's violent crime rate is higher than the national average, ranking 16th nationwide. Residents need an effective way to protect themselves from potential attackers. Stun guns are...
Florida Stun Gun Laws
TBO TECH
12/28/2019
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Did you know that almost 2 million people in Florida have concealed weapons permits? Yes, you read that right. The best part about this permit is that it covers weapons like stun guns as well....
Safety Precautions in a Big City
TBO TECH
11/20/2019
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Whether you live in a big city or are just traveling to one, you know how much they have to offer. From museums and theaters to posh restaurants and bars, there are so many things to see and...
Stun Gun Laws
TBO TECH
10/27/2019
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Gun violence across the US is such a loaded topic these days... pun intended. While some argue firearms are essential for self-defense, others insist lethal weapons are unnecessary and not...
Pepper Spray Tips
TBO TECH
10/21/2019
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Pepper spray is a great self-defense tool to keep handy. You never know when you might need it to protect yourself no matter your age or gender. The good thing about pepper spray is that it'll...
Always Carry a Knife
TBO TECH
10/08/2019
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Pocket knives have been around for thousands of years . There are many reasons to always carry a knife that you may not be aware of. There's nothing quite like having one at the ready when you...
What is a Kubotan?
TBO TECH
09/12/2019
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If you've ever felt threatened walking alone down a deserted street or entering your apartment late at night, you've probably considered some form of self defense class. Many people also...
Women's Safety Living Alone
TBO TECH
08/09/2019
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Despite the fact that women seem to be more self-defense savvy than ever, the violence against them continues to be a huge societal problem. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the...
Become More Observant for Personal Safety
TBO TECH
06/05/2019
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Observation has always been an important part of human survival. As living conditions get better for everyone around the world, however, we tend to become less aware of our surroundings....
Security Gear
TBO TECH
05/10/2019
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More security guards are killed on duty than police officers. That’s a shocking fact. But you can see how it might happen. Indeed, they’re often the first line of defense against...
Simple Weapons
TBO TECH
05/07/2019
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It's hard to prepare yourself for an attack all the time, everywhere you go. If you're caught off-guard, you may need to improvise a self-defense weapon from whatever is handy. Fortunately,...
Being Aware of Your Surroundings
TBO TECH
04/29/2019
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It's easy to get distracted when you have an attention span shorter than a goldfish , but that can lead to dangerous and careless mistakes. Being aware of your surroundings can be the...
Personal Security Alarms
TBO TECH
03/08/2019
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Did you ever experience burglary? Do you feel your home is an easy target for burglars? Are you searching for ways to increase your home’s level of security? There are about 2.5 million cases...
Dangerous Situations
TBO TECH
02/25/2019
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Have you ever seen someone walking alone on a street at night? Or, maybe you get frightened when you watch the news. You've wondered to yourself, how would I get out of those kinds of dangerous...
Common Household Objects
TBO TECH
02/15/2019
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Over one million home invasions happen every year. Are you ready to defend yourself and your loved ones against a potentially violent attacker? Even if you don't exactly have an arsenal of...
Self Defense Weapons for Your Purse
TBO TECH
02/11/2019
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35% of women in the world have experienced violence in their lifetime. 16% of women fear for their lives because they believed they would be a victim of violence by a close relative or friend....
Self Defense for Children
TBO TECH
02/05/2019
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When it comes to our children, we as parents are very protective. We want to keep them safe from every danger! The reality is that there are times when they are alone out there and we have to...
How to Stay Safe When Walking Alone at Night
TBO TECH
01/28/2019
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Even the streets we walk every day can feel unfamiliar and scary at night. The shops are closed, the sidewalks are empty, and every shadow feels like a potential threat. As a result, late-night...
Self Defense Tools
TBO TECH
12/17/2018
When you're thrust into a terrifying situation, you need to think quickly. Your life depends on it. When it comes to self-defense tools, nothing beats a gun. But firearms aren't always...
Legal Self Defense Weapons
TBO TECH
12/13/2018
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A huge concern among travelers is the safety of new places. While you can read up on any area, the fact is that we're more vulnerable when we're in a place we've never been to. We could stumble...
How to Use Throwing Knives
TBO TECH
10/16/2018
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Thinking about becoming a street performer? If you aim to entertain and earn a decent profit, you'll have to focus on a talent not many others can provide to the crowd. One amazing trick not a...
Real Throwing Knives
TBO TECH
10/09/2018
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When it comes to self-defense, some people prefer carrying a knife instead of a gun. In general, good self-defense tactics encourage you to keep threats as far away as possible. If an attacker...
Guide to Buying a Door Brace
TBO TECH
10/04/2018
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Brace Yourself: Your Guide to Buying a Security Door Brace Sure, there are dangers out there, but does that mean you won't live your life to the fullest? You don't have to let fear dictate your...
Pepper Spray vs Mace
TBO TECH
08/27/2018
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Have you ever chopped up hot chili pepper and accidentally rubbed your eye after? If so, you're probably shuddering as you remember how bad it stung. Now, imagine being sprayed in the face...
Self Defense Weapons to Keep in Your Vehicle
TBO TECH
08/23/2018
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How much protection do you carry with you in your car? If you're driving alone, you need ways to defend yourself in case of a carjacker or an attacker. This is especially true when driving at...
Self Defense Weapons for Traveling
TBO TECH
08/23/2018
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A vacation is a time for fun and relaxation. But safety should never be too far from your thoughts. Especially if you're going someplace unfamiliar or a little dodgier than you're used to....
How to Charge the Runt Stun Gun
TBO TECH
08/14/2018
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"I own a Runt Stun Gun and am happy with it. The directions tell me how often to recharge it but not how to recharge it. How do I recharge it?" We answer this question here. How to Charge...
Personal Protection Items for Hikers
TBO TECH
08/13/2018
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Curious about which personal protection items to pack? Most hikers fear three things: bears, mountain lions, and other hikers. But other sources of danger can be just as deadly. Did you know...
Muggings
TBO TECH
08/08/2018
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According to the FBI , property crime has been down but violent crimes have been up. Mugging--it's something everyone wants to avoid and some people don't even think it will ever happen to...
Wasp Spray vs. Pepper Spray
TBO TECH
08/06/2018
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Did you know in the U.S. alone there's one aggravated assault every 34 seconds ? Maybe you do know and that's why you're here... Looking for information on wasp spray vs pepper spray. There...
Personal Protection Devices for Women
TBO TECH
08/02/2018
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Deciding which item to carry for self defense can sometimes be quite confusing. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to make a decision as to which of the personal protection...
How to Handle a Stalker
TBO TECH
08/02/2018
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The media often tries to glamorize stalking as romantic and a sign that someone cares about you. But anyone who has dealt with a stalker in real life will tell you that it is the exact opposite of...
What is Pepper Spray Made of?
TBO TECH
07/13/2018
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If you've ever taken a bite of a hot chili pepper, you might be familiar with the sharp, burning sensation that seems to stick around no matter how much water you drink. Now, imagine that...
Defensive Weapons College Students
TBO TECH
07/12/2018
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Life on campus can feel like living in a bubble--and for the most part, it is. Administration and campus security are focused on providing safe transportation and student protection. But this...
Self Protection Weapons
TBO TECH
07/11/2018
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If you live alone, work late nights, or you've just moved to a new area, you can't be too careful. These situations can end poorly if you don't have a self-protection device on-hand. Not to...
Best Self Defense for Women
TBO TECH
07/08/2018
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Self defense for women goes back decades. Women were using their hat pins to stab creepy guys on the trolly in the 1900s. That's why those old hat pins are so sharp. Since then, women have...
Best States for Gun Owners
TBO TECH
06/25/2018
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The right of the people to keep and bear arms is an amendment written into the Constitution at America's founding. Like the pursuit of liberty, this is a right integral to a truly democratic...
College Safety Items
TBO TECH
06/18/2018
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Did you know that overall crime on college campuses in America has dropped 35% since 2005? As a parent with a college-bound teen, that figure must give you some reassurance. But before you...
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