Pretty Deadly Podcast
S6 Episode 97: The Power of Hair
Season 6, Ep. 97
Hair is a powerful expression of femininity. So why do some women dye their hair after taking a self defense course?Got questions you'd like answered? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
S6 Episode 96: Emotional Self Defense
Season 6, Ep. 96
What exactly is emotional self defense and how can we use it instead of or even along with physical self defense? Got questions you'd like answered? Email us at email@example.com
S6 Episode 95: Real Life Self Defense
Season 6, Ep. 95
Real-life instances where we or our students have used pretty deadly self-defense moves.Got a question you'd like answered? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
S6 | Episode 94: Scream Queens & Misogyny
Season 6, Ep. 94
Hollywood and its obsession with horror films where women always get murdered and serial killer biopics where the murderer is glorified. Is it a form of sexism?Got questions you'd like answered? Send us an email to email@example.com!
S6 Episode 93: Is Self Defense Different in Different Cultures?
Season 6, Ep. 93
Does self-defense differ from culture to culture?Susie has taught self defense in multiple countries, Pakistan, Nepal, South Africa, UK, France, Germany, USA . Humay wonders what are some differences and commonalities in people’s attitudes to self defense and the application of self defense?
S6 Episode 92: Will Learning Self Defense Make Me A Bitch?
Season 6, Ep. 92
Addressing a common fear that women have with learning self-defense. Would it perpetually put them in defensive mode and make them unlikeable and difficult?
S6 Episode 91: Meet our Trainer in Pakistan!
Season 6, Ep. 91
We are halfway through Season 6, and we're kicking off episode 91 with a new co-host, our Pretty Deadly Trainer in Pakistan, Humay Waseem. Humay is a personal trainer and nutritionist living in Islamabad, and she shares a glimpse of her life as a female entrepreneur in Pakistan's capital city.
S6 Episode 90: Self Defense At Work
Season 6, Ep. 90
How do you defend yourself from a boss who believes that employment equals ownership? The #metoo movement helped shine a spotlight on workplace sexual harassment, but for so many women across the world, #metoo just isn't possible. When the only thing between you and homelessness is your job, how do you enforce your boundaries without getting fired?
S6 Ep 89: Other People's Boundaries
Season 6, Ep. 89
Someone asked recently: how do you know you're not the creep? Defining and defending our own boundaries is the core of self defense, but the next step after that is learning to recognize the boundaries of others, and respecting them. How do you recognize someone else's boundaries without testing them, and how much are you responsible for?