Self-defence techniques and recommended behaviour under the threat of violence is
systematically taught in self-defence classes. Commercial self- defence education
is part of the martial arts industry in the wider sense, and many martial arts instructors
also give self- defence classes. While all martial arts training can be argued to
have some self-defence applications, self-defence courses are marketed explicitly
as being oriented towards effectiveness and optimised towards situations as they
occur in the real world. It should not be presumed however that sport based systems
are inadequate, as the training methods employed regularly produce well conditioned
fighters experienced in full contact fighting. There are a large number of systems
taught commercially, many tailored to the needs of specific target audiences (e.g.
defence against attempted rape for women). Notable systems taught commercially include:
> civilian versions of modern military combative, such as kapap, Krav Maga and System.
> Self-defence oriented forms of jujitsu, such as Bartitsu and Kodokan Goshin Jutsu.
> Rape prevention, including Rape Aggression Defence System (RAD), AWARE, IMPACT/Model