Raising Kids Who Can Protect Themselves by Debbie GardnerRaising Kids Who Can Protect Themselves by Debbie Gardner

Raising Kids Who Can Protect Themselves

byDebbie Gardner, Mike Gardner

Paperback | July 15, 2004

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A dynamic program forempowering children toprotect themselves

In Raising Kids Who Can Protect Themselves,Debbie and Mike Gardner share theirdecades of self-defense experience to showparents how to teach their childrencourage—the trait needed to make brave,smart, and safe choices, no matter what theirage, no matter what the situation. RaisingKids Who Can Protect Themselves helpsfamilies foster courage in their children atan early age so that it becomes an inherenttrait, rather than a situational need.The book features:

  • Age-appropriate methods to instillcourage in children without creating fear
  • Courage coaching as a way to createa “family” defense system
  • Lifesaving skills, such as quality eyecontact, voice control, breathing, controlof inappropriate crying, development ofpositive self-talk, and space awareness
  • Ways to reduce children’s vulnerability
  • Site-specific survival strategies, fromparties to the mall to sports practice

    Every time I watch the nightly news, I thank God my wife and children have been trained by Debbie and Mike Gardner. Please, please, please read this book as a family. You will learn how to avoid the most dangerous situations and fight your way out of the rest. We live in a very different world today—arm your family with the power of this book.
    -Cris Collinsworth, Sports Commentator for Fox/HBO Sports

    This book is brave, bold and one of the most important books I’ve read in a long time. A must for parents everywhere.
    -Doug Hall, Author of Jump Start Your Business Brain

Debbie Gardner (Cincinnati, OH) was a deputy sheriff for the Cincinnati Sheriff’s Department for eight years. Mike Gardner (Cincinnati, OH) was a 28-year veteran sergeant of the Cincinnati Police Division. The Gardners are the founders of the Survive Institute, a company that offers courage-based personal protection ...
Title:Raising Kids Who Can Protect ThemselvesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.8 × 6 × 0.06 inPublished:July 15, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071437983

ISBN - 13:9780071437981