While it is all too common for violent cases to involve alcohol and drugs, it is not at all common for the expert to have experience in self defense. Darcy Richardson is a second degree blackbelt in Kenpo-jitsu as well as a first degree black belt in Modern Arnis. With over 12 years experience in martial arts which includes training adults and children in practical self-defense; Darcy approaches self-defense cases with a more comprehensive approach. While many experts may be familiar with the affects of drugs and alcohol on aggression and pain tolerance, few can combine this with a knowledge of the adrenal response in fight or flight situtions, use of force and pre-assault cues.
Darcy Richardson is a member of the five woman Safety Team which regularly provides self defense training for women in a sensitive and practical manner. With 45+ years of martial arts experience and professional experience in fields such as psychology, forensic toxicology, forensic chemistry, education and Law Enforcement, this team is a uniquely qualified group to train women to protect themselves. Check out www.thesafetyteam.org for more information or to arrange your class today!