Though targeted most at females, a self-defense class can be beneficial for a person of any sex, age, and race. Everyone likes to think they live in a safe world where they are protected from any forms of harm, but reality shows that things do not always work out that way. It is better to be prepared in the chance of a situation arising than to not be prepared if one actually does.
What is self-defense? Literally speaking, self-defense is defending ones self. It also means having awareness at all times and possessing the skills to be able to escape any act of violence or assault. Classes dedicated to self-defense will teach the student different techniques and how to maintain composure if they are caught in an unsafe scenario.
With all the beneficial information these classes offer, they are also inexpensive. They are sometimes also offered for free at local colleges and churches. So using money as an excuse does not work for not taking a class that helps teach you how to save something as important as your life and well-being.
So since we unfortunately do not live in a perfect world, and harm does not discriminate against your social status, age, race, or sex, investing a minimal amount of money and some time into a self-defense class can be one of the best decisions you have ever made.