Russian Martial Arts School Teaches Correct Use of Selfie Stick for Self-Defense

Russian Woman Learns Self-Defense with Selfie Stick

The “selfie” in selfie stick can also be used to mean self-defense thanks to a Russian martial arts academy that is teaching its students how to use the device to thwart off attackers, which is a pretty good idea considering that true martial artists should be able to use a wide variety of everyday items to defend themselves.

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Video: Martial Arts School Teaches How to Fight with a Selfie Stick

Well, we don’t see how a five-lesson course in selfie stick fighting could ever protect you against a boxer or – worse so – an MMA fighter, but we guess it’s at least a fun pastime. Also, if the mugger happens to be a teen that is trying to steal away that shiny new rose gold iPhone, it might just prove useful.

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