The Model Mugging system is more than just “punching and kicking.” The program sensitively addresses the emotions and personal issues related to past abuses and assaults that often surface when addressing the topics of sexual assault, incest, and molestation, intimate partner abuse, and stalking during the course. The martial science system of Model Mugging can assist women to work through prior pain, phobias, fear, and terror of being harmed again. During the course, if a student who experiences a flashback or “breakdown”, she is assisted in refocusing and finding empowerment through her female instructor’s role modeling and coaching in each scenario. Survivors come away from the course feeling victorious and overcoming feelings of victimization.
With millions of licensed drivers on the road in the U.S., it’s critically important that everyone drives safely. One-way commuting times have increased every year, reaching 27.6 minutes in 2019, partly because more people are driving extreme distances. As of 2019, 9.8% of workers indicated they drove more than an hour one way daily. With people on the road longer, there’s always the risk of some type of impaired driving, with the following three types being the most common: