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Mastering self-defence with selfie sticks

A Moscow-based school is teaching students how to protect themselves by using a selfie stick for self-defence.

New Delhi |
Updated: November 26, 2015 2:31:40 pm
selfie ninja_759 Using the innocuous selfie stick for self-defence is a great way for women to protect themselves.

What do you use your selfie stick for? Well, don’t go ‘duh’, because they’re actually useful for a lot more than just taking selfies.

At a martial arts school in Moscow, Russia, students are taught to use these monopods to protect themselves from thieves and assailants by learning to use the selfie stick as a weapon.

“Actually fighting techniques using sticks, normal sticks, has been around for over a 1,000 years now. We’ve just adapted it to a contemporary stick, selfie sticks,” says Moscow-based martial arts trainer. The ‘new’ technique is already a trend, and is supposedly called ‘MPD fight’, or monopod fight.

Watch this video to know more.

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