Originally Posted by JohnnySic
I always felt that martial arts/self defense was for women, because women get raped, hassled by creeps, etc. Why does a guy need to know this stuff?
If anything, learn some basic boxing skills, how to thow a punch and avoid one. All you'll ever need.
I'm contemplating a career in the military so I wanted to learn something along those lines. Still self defense teaches discipline, respect and makes you more confident knowing that you can help yourself AND OTHERS.