"Not with me!" - Violence prevention project


The "not with me!" - Violence prevention project is nationwide initiated by the German Ju-Jutsu Association. The project is focused on prevention, self-assertion and self-defense. Protecting oneself from violence is an important basic need of every human being. Our course should help children to avoid dangers, to recognize dangerous situations and to be able to defend themselves in an emergency. With our violence prevention project, we want to help children and adolescents grow into self-confident strong personalities.

The violence prevention project is based on three basic elements:

  • The prevention
  • The self-assertion
  • The self-defense

to illustrate this and to clarify the different stages, we use the so-called "traffic light principle". We are often asked in courses or at parents evenings how to prepare for a dangerous situation or threat that you do not even know, or whether there is ultimately a technique that can be used to get out of all situations. Unfortunately, there is no magic recipe. There is not one technique that solves all problems and situations. There is no self-defense technique that finishes an attack painlessly and casually incapacitates the attacker. Therefore, we offer a modular system that offers different options for different situations. These are the three steps according to the "traffic light principle" or rather, the "reverse traffic light principle".

  • Danger awareness - prevention
    Recognizing and avoiding threatening situations
  • Assertiveness
    Escape or help
  • Physical defense - self-defense
    defense techniques

The three colors represent the stages or action alternatives that are to be learned and later to be variably available. Green includes the area of ​​prevention, yellow the area of ​​self-assertion, and red the area of ​​self-defense, which defines the last resort. Ideally, this area should never have to be entered.

Trained, licensed and competent course instructors with appropriate experience convey the concept to the course participants in an age- and target-group-oriented manner. The course system is aimed at children and adolescents. A course usually includes six course units (two lesson units of 45 minutes each).

Here you can download the course material of "not-with-me!":






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