self-defense http://kcur.org en Women & Martial Arts http://kcur.org/post/women-martial-arts <p>As a recent Kansas City Star article noted that although crime rates are down, retailers here and across country report greater numbers of women are buying firearms. If you're looking for a non-lethal method of protection, martial arts expert Linda Hanson has some good advice. She's worked with countless people - men and women - in the world of black belt karate.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 21:31:40 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 12162 at http://kcur.org Women & Martial Arts Filipino Martial Arts Help KC Women Learn Self-Defense http://kcur.org/post/filipino-martial-arts-help-kc-women-learn-self-defense <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d75f6d81f82-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d75f6d81f82-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d75f6d81f82-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-946135.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – A former police trainer living in Prairie Village is adapting moves from Filipino martial arts to help women learn self-defense.</p> Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:10:35 +0000 Alex Smith 7472 at http://kcur.org