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Don’t SWEAT! Self-Defense for Solo Travellers

In Singapore, Sponsored by Jaclynn Seah1 Comment

One Saturday afternoon, I spent an entire hour fending off a knife-wielding assailant. That is definitely not something you do every day. I was down at SWEAT!, a little gym studio along Cantonment Road, where I had been kindly invited down to check out their self-defense classes. As a solo traveller, and a female one to boot, one common concern people always express about my solo journeys is the matter of safety. Is it really safe, for lil’ ol’ me, fairly small Chinese girl, to be facing the big bad world on my own where I could get robbed/raped/attacked/etc.? I …