Learning self defense with the iPhone

in Education (F)

[prMac.com] Madrid, Spain - The International Federation of Yawara-Jitsu introduces Self Defense for All 1.1, it's first self defense application for the iPhone. In this interactive self-defense course, a basic self-defense protocol will be taught. It explains, among other things, how to keep a distance, protect oneself against a blow or a grip and what to do when attacked from behind and on the floor.

The application's design is innovative. The explanatory texts of each technique are accompanied by a 3D animation from multiple viewing angles, so the user can follow every movement very precisely.

The application has a lite version "Defend yourself" and a full version "Self defense" and is available in English, Spanish and Dutch. Some examples of the animations of the app can be seen on YouTube.

Enrique Perez-Carrillo, Technical Director of the International Federation of Yawara-Jitsu, states that knowing how to defend one self is a necessity: "having notions of self defense is like knowing how to swim: having some basic knowledge allows a person to keep afloat and not to sink; in self-defense happens the same thing. You need to know how to react in a dangerous situation. "Knowing how to defend oneself, can save one's life", he says in the introductory video.

The International Federation of Yawara-Jitsu, has developed different self defense learning projects, like gender abuse prevention and ant-bullying programs.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 80.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Self Defense for All 1.1 is $5.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Based in Madrid, Spain. The International Federation of Yawara-Jitsu, has developed different self defense learning projects, like gender abuse prevention and ant-bullying programs. Copyright (C) 2011 Union Yawara-Jitsu All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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