Learning self-defense or some form of martial arts could one day save your life. Martial Arts, such as Jiu-jitsu, muay thai, boxing, kickboxing, and wrestling, could one day mean the difference between life and death. Don’t wait until after an attack to start looking for Martial Arts training the time to start is now. Check out this story from: Female US Navy Sailor Puts Rapist To Sleep With Triangle Choke In Dubai This happened in Dubai. Looks like the guy messed with the wrong girl. A 28-year-old American Navy sailor, avoided being raped, and possibly getting killed by using the Jiu-Jitsu that she hard learned back in the US. She successfully put her attacker to sleep with a triangle choke and was able escape. DUBAI // A bus driver who tried to rape a passenger at knifepoint chose the wrong victim, a court heard yesterday. The female sailor knocked a knife from her attacker’s grasp, broke it in two, bit his hand, wrestled him to the ground and put him in a stranglehold between her thighs. Having beaten him into submission, she left the bus and reported the incident to her boss. Prosecutors told the Criminal Court the sailor, 28, was on 24-hour shore leave on January 19 this year when the attack happened. After visits to Mall of the Emirates and a supermarket, she decided to head back to Khalid Port and was trying to hail a taxi when the bus stopped beside her. She climbed aboard and sat in the back seat but became suspicious of the route the driver was taking. “I noticed he did not take the main road and when I asked him he told me not to worry,” she said. About 10 minutes later, the driver pulled up in an area where a number of other buses had parked, sat next to her and tried to kiss her, prosecutors say. When she pushed him away he pulled a knife and told her he was going to rape her, and that she must do as he said. Police arrested the driver the next day at his home. There are many self-defense courses that promise to make you an expert in martial arts in a week or some other unrealistic measure of time. The truth is to be proficient in the martial arts it takes time and practice. Yes in a few months you will develop skills to help defend yourself against an un-trained attacker but mastering the martial arts takes years of practice.