Stories tagged with: self defense

June 10, 2010 - 5:25pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

A local day camp is teaching young girls the importance of a healthy self image, and today they learned some moves that could even save their lives.

It might just look like arts and crafts time, but beyond the glue and scissors, the lessons that these third through fifth graders are learning go much deeper.

"We just focus on developmental assets a lot of self esteem, making good decisions, and we combine that with a lot of fun, creative things to keep the kids coming and...

October 10, 2009 - 6:51pm
6 years 45 weeks ago

The idea of a child being abducted is every parent's nightmare. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries spent time with the Muskingum County Sheriff today to get tips on moves your children can use to stay safe.

It is physically impossible for a child to over power an adult, but with the right techniques, every child has a chance to get away from a possible abduction safely.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says with children, there is safety in numbers.

"I always think it is...

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