A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL IS OFFERING SELFIE STICK DEFENSE CLASSES

A Martial Arts School Is Offering Selfie Stick Defense Classes
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A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL IS OFFERING SELFIE STICK DEFENSE CLASSES



Written by Jack Blocker
20 Friday 20th November 2015

My uncle once told me that when he used to drive through Mexico back in the day, he'd carry a big sock full of change with him. Not only could you bribe police with the change, but it doubled up as a weapon. It doesn't really seem smart or factual, but I was reminded of the claim after watching this video of a selfie stick defense class.

A Russian martial arts school is offering the training to tourists and sigthseers, because a selfie stick is usually the only passable those people have on them. Thanks a lot airport security. So when a local mugger tries to snatch a smartphone, the prepared traveller can hit them with any number of stick-related combos.

It's a nice idea. But I doubt it's as effective as swinging a gym sock full of change like a mace.

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