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Joel Minton

Joel Minton has been studying the Japanese martial art of Aikido for 18 years under his teacher George T. Charleton Sensei.

The Connecticut Shin Budo Kai Dojo is located in Cornwall Bridge, CT.  Click here for the CTSBK website.

He is a Certified Rape Escape, Girls on Guard and Fight like A Girl Instructor.





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"In a stranger-rape situation, if he allows you to see his face, you get his name, or you can somehow otherwise identify your attacker, and he knows it, it’s all the more important to get away from him, even if he has a knife and you are risking injury. Because unless he’s quite inexperienced, he’s likely to kill you to leave no witnesses."

- John Douglas, legendary FBI profiler