Originally Posted by hoodedmonk
Ok I hope I don't piss alot of people off here, but I would disregard all of the previous advice with the exception of 76Highboy. First off the best self defense is without a doubt a gun! that being said, Boxing is an effective martial art! add a ground/grappling art to your game such as Judo or in my opinion even better Brazillion Jiu jitsu and you will gain practicle self defense as well as an improved level of fitness. Avoid styles that do not sparr and do not practice alive training methods.
The only caveate to that is you better jerk that bitch and go to work before I get inside of 20 feet otherwise if you don't have a means to protect yourself with your hands I am going to change your life with mine...