Self Defense

Self-defense with Jiu Jitsu

According to thehotline.org, on average 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States. With these numbers being so high, it’s a good idea to know how to protect…

Self-defense measures

With the growing concern for the safety of girls and young ladies throughout the country as disappearances and kidnappings become more prevalent, the self-defense experts at the Combat Academy in Gulfport are making it their mission to share tips you…

S.T.O.P Program at the American Martial Art Academy

Kids on the Gulf Coast returned to school this week. This means some students could become victims of bullying. Thanks to the American Martial Art Academy in D’Iberville, children can practice self-defense. School can be tough for students who lack…

Senior Matters: Senior Self-Defense

When we think of self-defense we mostly think of women and children, but self-defense for senior citizens can be just as important. Jim Fiore, owner of American Martial Arts Academy in D’Iberville, says self-defense has always been the root of…

Lions Club learns about self-defense

Can you read somebody’s body language or do you know what to do if someone walked up to you and demanded your car? This afternoon, members of the Ocean Springs Lions Club learned how trusting their intuition might just save…

Women's Self Defense Workshop

News 25's Kristen Durand interviews Jim Fiore about the Women's Self Defense Workshop at the American Martial Art Academy on March 24th 10 am - 11:30 am.

Practical Self Defense

One security specialist is helping the St. Martin community learn safety and protective measures for self-defense. Today, security specialist Alfred Rivera met with residents in the St. Martin community who want to learn a couple of moves in case they…

Practical Self-Defense

One security specialist is helping the St. Martin community learn safety and protective measures for self-defense. News 25’s Shelby Myers has more.