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3:31 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Women & Martial Arts

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.

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KCUR News
11:10 am
Tue January 18, 2011

Filipino Martial Arts Help KC Women Learn Self-Defense

Kansas City, MO – Action movie fans may have noticed some different fight moves on the big screen in recent years. In the James Bond film Casino Royale and all three of the Bourne Identity movies, the good guys are using Filipino martial arts to bust up the bad guys.

Now, a former police trainer living in Prairie Village is adapting those moves to help women learn self-defense. KCUR's Alex Smith dropped in on a class to find out more.

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