The free daily newspaper Heute wrote an article about SAMIs pepper spray workshops. SAMI offers these courses for over ten years now, the demand is increasing. The two hour workshops cost € 35,- and gives insight in theory (jurisdiction, effect of the spray, commensurabilty for the use), how to use and carry the spray and the right technique.
In training you will learn how to act in a real life situation, acted out with an attacker to improve your reaction time.
The police recommends pepper spray carriers to train regularly and do workshops for right handling.
Read the whole article (german) here.
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