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This Anti-Assault Ring Is Perfect For Women Who Jog Alone
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This Anti-Assault Ring Is Perfect For Women Who Jog Alone

If you’re a woman who likes to jog but you don’t always feel as safe as you’d like to, this clever little anti-assault ring might be just the thing you’re looking for. It’s called Go Guarded and it’s a plastic weapon with a serrated edge that can be worn on any finger. It can’t be easily knocked out of your hand like other anti-assault devices such as mace, pepper spray, and rape alarms, and it might just give you a fighting chance should you find yourself in a dangerous situation.

“There are countless horror stories of runners and joggers assaulted, raped, or murdered across the U.S.,” explains the product’s website. “Go Guarded is a new option for active woman to defend themselves. You will naturally use your hands to fight off an attack. With Go Guarded on your finger, you can increase your effectiveness in escaping an attack and reaching safety.”

More info: Go Guarded (h/t: sobadsogood)

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seaufke
Community Member
5 years ago

with my running and overall skills I'd probably stab myself in the eye

Misha Palanova
Community Member
5 years ago

Why all female products always have to be pink?! I am a woman and I much prefer blue or green. Please help to stop this pink madness.

Tom Wilson
Community Member
5 years ago

If it helps you who the hell cares personal I'd wear this and I wouldn't care

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Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

"There are countless horror stories": no doubt there are, if you try to seel defense products. If you wear a weapon-ish thingy you will not feel safer, but me more anxious, expecting something to happen. And it is very doubtful that a person not training in fighting will have any better cards when wielding such a device, which would require profound techniques to be really effective.. Besides that, I do not have statistics for that, but I am pretty sure that the chance of tripping are several order of magnitudes higher than that of being assaulted...and when tripping this device by design my be harmful in that you could cut yourself. A suggestion: team up in the autumn and winter...particularly when you need to run with a headlight, and in fog, it is a much better feeling to be at least two, and probably bring a dog if you or a friend have one that likes to run. Even more if you run long and get quite remote. And this is not only true for women, but also for men.

reclameshit2015 2016
Community Member
5 years ago

But then you can't sell a product and make money. It's much easier to make a profit by convincing people to buy a object they don't really need than it is to sell helpfull information which makes jogging safer.

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Jonzon
Community Member
5 years ago

This is not a good tool. You need to get way too close to use it. Pepper spray is just as small and handy. Paint it pink if you want.

TigerDRena
Community Member
5 years ago

But you are not jogging with pepper spray in your hand? The use of this is not to get close to your attacker, but to defend yourself when your attacker gets too close to you. In the best case one should always run away, instead of attacking, but at some circumstances attacking might be your only defense.

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Richard Ynez
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks good but not practical...would hurt you more during a punch because the Ring is putting torque on your finger...a well placed Punch/ kick would be more effective.

Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

Yes...if going for self defense, and particular self-defence for women, it probably would be more effective to learn to hit the spot where it really hurts. But it is the same with pepper spray. These products nowadays sell like fresh bread, but hardly anyone is trained how to do it. Chances to end up peppering oneself, particularly when actually assaulted, are probably higher than to save yourself.

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Sylvie P
Community Member
5 years ago

Or teach men not to assault women jogger...

James Robert
Community Member
4 years ago

Sylvie P that's a fantastic idea!! Why has NOBODY ever thought to do that??? Wow! You should be the supreme leader of the world! "Just teach people not to commit crimes.... And they won't commit crimes!" Sounds like a plan! You get started on that right away!

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Golgo 13
Community Member
5 years ago

self defense classes would be better if you got the time and money. It's not guaranteed the lady will know what to do if the situation comes

Cookie
Community Member
5 years ago

A very clever invention!

Monseg
Community Member
5 years ago

For fool

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Sesshoumaru
Community Member
5 years ago

There is already a similar weapon called Kakute. It is a ring with spikes and they are used for scratching or twisted into the attacker and is very painful. You can find some on ebay.

Tom Gamlemoen
Community Member
5 years ago

Well, have a happy murder 👍🏻

Lucas Adams
Community Member
4 years ago

It is literally a lethal weapon.... This is a close to knife on your finger and you can easily pierce open a jugular with it. But brass knuckles are illegal in most states. What? In fact, this product is better for assault than it would be for self-defense...

Lucas Adams
Community Member
4 years ago

This is close to being a knife on your finger*

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Rava Kurth
Community Member
4 years ago

Kay but where do I get one?

Sam Price
Community Member
4 years ago

So say u did get assulted, u used the pink plastic knife, u would properly get arrested for carrying/ using a deadly weapon! And then get sued by the attacker! Our laws protect the criminals.

Sharon Zavala
Community Member
5 years ago

Is this legal? Wouldn't it be consider a white weapon like a knife or a brass knuckle?

Gibberint Dark
Community Member
5 years ago

In Britain it would get you a criminal record for carrying a dangerous weapon...!!

superfish
Community Member
5 years ago

This is bullshit, giving girls a false sense of security... well, down here in Amarillo Texas, we girls use a Glock 9mm against rapists and burglars, and it has worked just fine for the last 25 years (unlike Chicago and Detroit)... yes liberals, eat your hearts out ;)

James Robert
Community Member
4 years ago

I love you!

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Paula Hannon
Community Member
5 years ago

What's going to stop an attacker also buying this?

Slainv Menoko
Community Member
5 years ago

A brain.

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Christopher Walsh
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. I will never get those 2 minutes of my life back, ever.

Wayne Beesley
Community Member
5 years ago

What a wonderful world .....

Joe Smith
Community Member
5 years ago

Use four on each hand and/or carry a gun like police and their wives do when jogging!

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago

damn... looks like a weapon Rambo would use

Phillipe Knippel
Community Member
5 years ago

Why women should buy this, if they already have 10 natural lil daggers on hands?

Brett
Community Member
5 years ago

No one punches like that - you're bound to break some knuckles. I think pepper spray is a much better alternative.

Joseph Ashing
Community Member
5 years ago

How about jogging with a German Shepherd?

Kaypie
Community Member
5 years ago

Recon you would probably damage your fingers really bad when using one of these, rather stick with a decent pepper spray in your hand. Can be used for punching and spraying.

Jonathan Parkin
Community Member
5 years ago

If this thing actually does damage, what's to stop someone from using it in an offensive capacity? Like, just buying one and attacking someone? Or for that matter, why not just carry a combat knife or a hatchet with you when you jog? If it's legal to carry around a sharp blade intended to hurt human bodies who's to say there's a size limit? And if it's not actually that useful (torque on the finger, punching or kicking seems a better option) then why sell it? This device sells based on fear. There are always going to be scumbags in the world; don't let their shadows rule your life.

C. Kevin Donegan
Community Member
5 years ago

Didn't they teach you not to run with Scissors? That's why you don't jog with a knife or hatchet.

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Lilly Pomar
Community Member
5 years ago

Yeah, great, make the assaulter even angrier by poking them with something that can't really hurt.

fluffy_ninja_owl
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm going to start running soon and I'm scared ill get kidnapped so if you could tell me where to buy this would be most useful

Isaac Joe (Joe)
Community Member
5 years ago

This is illegal in the UK...possession of pointed and bladed weapon

Lucas Martins
Community Member
5 years ago

Scorpion Miro likes it!

Tal Malka
Community Member
5 years ago

Should be banned!

Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
5 years ago

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It's pink! That'll scare away attackers for sure.

seaufke
Community Member
5 years ago

with my running and overall skills I'd probably stab myself in the eye

Misha Palanova
Community Member
5 years ago

Why all female products always have to be pink?! I am a woman and I much prefer blue or green. Please help to stop this pink madness.

Tom Wilson
Community Member
5 years ago

If it helps you who the hell cares personal I'd wear this and I wouldn't care

Load More Replies...
Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

"There are countless horror stories": no doubt there are, if you try to seel defense products. If you wear a weapon-ish thingy you will not feel safer, but me more anxious, expecting something to happen. And it is very doubtful that a person not training in fighting will have any better cards when wielding such a device, which would require profound techniques to be really effective.. Besides that, I do not have statistics for that, but I am pretty sure that the chance of tripping are several order of magnitudes higher than that of being assaulted...and when tripping this device by design my be harmful in that you could cut yourself. A suggestion: team up in the autumn and winter...particularly when you need to run with a headlight, and in fog, it is a much better feeling to be at least two, and probably bring a dog if you or a friend have one that likes to run. Even more if you run long and get quite remote. And this is not only true for women, but also for men.

reclameshit2015 2016
Community Member
5 years ago

But then you can't sell a product and make money. It's much easier to make a profit by convincing people to buy a object they don't really need than it is to sell helpfull information which makes jogging safer.

Load More Replies...
Jonzon
Community Member
5 years ago

This is not a good tool. You need to get way too close to use it. Pepper spray is just as small and handy. Paint it pink if you want.

TigerDRena
Community Member
5 years ago

But you are not jogging with pepper spray in your hand? The use of this is not to get close to your attacker, but to defend yourself when your attacker gets too close to you. In the best case one should always run away, instead of attacking, but at some circumstances attacking might be your only defense.

Load More Replies...
Richard Ynez
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks good but not practical...would hurt you more during a punch because the Ring is putting torque on your finger...a well placed Punch/ kick would be more effective.

Hans
Community Member
5 years ago

Yes...if going for self defense, and particular self-defence for women, it probably would be more effective to learn to hit the spot where it really hurts. But it is the same with pepper spray. These products nowadays sell like fresh bread, but hardly anyone is trained how to do it. Chances to end up peppering oneself, particularly when actually assaulted, are probably higher than to save yourself.

Load More Replies...
Sylvie P
Community Member
5 years ago

Or teach men not to assault women jogger...

James Robert
Community Member
4 years ago

Sylvie P that's a fantastic idea!! Why has NOBODY ever thought to do that??? Wow! You should be the supreme leader of the world! "Just teach people not to commit crimes.... And they won't commit crimes!" Sounds like a plan! You get started on that right away!

Load More Replies...
Golgo 13
Community Member
5 years ago

self defense classes would be better if you got the time and money. It's not guaranteed the lady will know what to do if the situation comes

Cookie
Community Member
5 years ago

A very clever invention!

Monseg
Community Member
5 years ago

For fool

Load More Replies...
Sesshoumaru
Community Member
5 years ago

There is already a similar weapon called Kakute. It is a ring with spikes and they are used for scratching or twisted into the attacker and is very painful. You can find some on ebay.

Tom Gamlemoen
Community Member
5 years ago

Well, have a happy murder 👍🏻

Lucas Adams
Community Member
4 years ago

It is literally a lethal weapon.... This is a close to knife on your finger and you can easily pierce open a jugular with it. But brass knuckles are illegal in most states. What? In fact, this product is better for assault than it would be for self-defense...

Lucas Adams
Community Member
4 years ago

This is close to being a knife on your finger*

Load More Replies...
Rava Kurth
Community Member
4 years ago

Kay but where do I get one?

Sam Price
Community Member
4 years ago

So say u did get assulted, u used the pink plastic knife, u would properly get arrested for carrying/ using a deadly weapon! And then get sued by the attacker! Our laws protect the criminals.

Sharon Zavala
Community Member
5 years ago

Is this legal? Wouldn't it be consider a white weapon like a knife or a brass knuckle?

Gibberint Dark
Community Member
5 years ago

In Britain it would get you a criminal record for carrying a dangerous weapon...!!

superfish
Community Member
5 years ago

This is bullshit, giving girls a false sense of security... well, down here in Amarillo Texas, we girls use a Glock 9mm against rapists and burglars, and it has worked just fine for the last 25 years (unlike Chicago and Detroit)... yes liberals, eat your hearts out ;)

James Robert
Community Member
4 years ago

I love you!

Load More Replies...
Paula Hannon
Community Member
5 years ago

What's going to stop an attacker also buying this?

Slainv Menoko
Community Member
5 years ago

A brain.

Load More Replies...
Christopher Walsh
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. I will never get those 2 minutes of my life back, ever.

Wayne Beesley
Community Member
5 years ago

What a wonderful world .....

Joe Smith
Community Member
5 years ago

Use four on each hand and/or carry a gun like police and their wives do when jogging!

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago

damn... looks like a weapon Rambo would use

Phillipe Knippel
Community Member
5 years ago

Why women should buy this, if they already have 10 natural lil daggers on hands?

Brett
Community Member
5 years ago

No one punches like that - you're bound to break some knuckles. I think pepper spray is a much better alternative.

Joseph Ashing
Community Member
5 years ago

How about jogging with a German Shepherd?

Kaypie
Community Member
5 years ago

Recon you would probably damage your fingers really bad when using one of these, rather stick with a decent pepper spray in your hand. Can be used for punching and spraying.

Jonathan Parkin
Community Member
5 years ago

If this thing actually does damage, what's to stop someone from using it in an offensive capacity? Like, just buying one and attacking someone? Or for that matter, why not just carry a combat knife or a hatchet with you when you jog? If it's legal to carry around a sharp blade intended to hurt human bodies who's to say there's a size limit? And if it's not actually that useful (torque on the finger, punching or kicking seems a better option) then why sell it? This device sells based on fear. There are always going to be scumbags in the world; don't let their shadows rule your life.

C. Kevin Donegan
Community Member
5 years ago

Didn't they teach you not to run with Scissors? That's why you don't jog with a knife or hatchet.

Load More Replies...
Lilly Pomar
Community Member
5 years ago

Yeah, great, make the assaulter even angrier by poking them with something that can't really hurt.

fluffy_ninja_owl
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm going to start running soon and I'm scared ill get kidnapped so if you could tell me where to buy this would be most useful

Isaac Joe (Joe)
Community Member
5 years ago

This is illegal in the UK...possession of pointed and bladed weapon

Lucas Martins
Community Member
5 years ago

Scorpion Miro likes it!

Tal Malka
Community Member
5 years ago

Should be banned!

Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
5 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

It's pink! That'll scare away attackers for sure.

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