Self-Defense Pepper Sprays

Pepper spray is a popular self-defense spray that is quite popular in assisting its user out of potentially harmful or dangerous situations, though it has been observed in some cases that owning a can of it and using it in an improper manner can lead to more problems than solutions. The following article provides tips on how to use it for self-defense purposes.

Regardless of the type of mace spray you buy or own, it is important to remember to always be aware of your surrounding before putting it to use. Another important element to keep in mind is that it should always be kept in easily accessible areas. This self-defense product is quite useless is its left at the bottom of your purse or of your car. There are many different useful tips on pepper spray and its use, however when buying this product from an online store it is recommended that you look around and make the purchase from an online store that specializes specifically on this self-defense spray and nothing else. 

Knowledgeable suppliers or sellers are better placed to answer any questions that you may have on the product and make appropriate recommendations on which spray is best likely to suit your needs.

Most pepper spray brands available on the market have a shelf life period of 2 to 4 years. However, as a conservative measure it is generally recommended that pepper spray owners replace their can once every year. This allows you to use your expired one as a training device. You can practice on how to use this self-defense product by finding a target picture online, printing it and mounting it up on a head high tree or fence. It is important to make sure you stand up wind of the target, aim for the eyes and try one to two second bursts at a time to ensure that you omit blow back effect and aim it at a location its most likely to be effective.

Pepper spray users should keep from holding their hands out in front of them. Though this may seem like the first obvious way to scare an attacker, it also allows the attacker a chance to knock your arm away, grab the can and use it on you. It is typically recommended that one take a step backward allowing for them to gather their wits, grab the strong pepper spray and aim for the assailants face.

Yelling stop! Help! Or police! Normally helps to confuse your attacker and provide that much-needed time to get away. Doing some also alerts people around the vicinity that you are in need of help.

Article Source: William Murtog

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