A Personal Safety Weapon To Consider: The Self-Defense Keychain

I utilize a nonexclusive term, “Self-Preservation Keychain,” to depict this gadget yet you might have known about it by more famous, business names, for example, “Kubaton” or “Persuader Keychain.” Because, “Kubaton” is the most well known, I’ll utilize that term conversely with the one I use.

The Kubaton is a light-weight metal, plastic or wooden dowel. It’s around five inches long and one half inch in breadth. The shaft of this weapon is generally knurled or furrowed with the goal that it doesn’t sneak through your hand. Toward one side of the Kubaton is a ring or two holding a group of ten to fifteen keys.

As of late, producers have endeavored to upgrade custom keychains the Kubaton with honed closes, extending tubes, spikes, encased canisters of pepper splash and surprisingly covered up blade edges. I will not get into these extra “extravagant accessories” and will restrict my proposal to the essential model comprising of a shaft, key rings and keys.


The self-protection keychain is discrete, unassuming, and advantageous to convey. Whenever utilized appropriately, it can significantly expand the chances of enduring and getting away from a genuine, hazardous attack. I examine the keychain during my self-preservation courses since it stands up pleasantly to the seven assessment questions.

I like to examine and give data about the keychain however wonder whether or not to make glaring proposals about it, or some other gadget or weapon. I trust that the choice with regards to whether to convey an individual wellbeing gadget, and which one you convey, is YOUR choice. I would rather that you assess and examine the “upsides and downsides” for yourself. This article is to help you in that cycle interaction.



If you missed the last issue of the Protective Strategies Self-Defense Newsletter (December 2000) I’ll survey the seven Personal Safety Device Evaluation Questions:

1. Is it legitimate?

2. Will I convey it constantly?

3. Will it be promptly accessible when I want it?

4. Do I have authentic trust in my capacity to utilize it?

5. Is it as powerful as it has been held out to be?

6. Could it be removed and utilized on me?

7. Am I actually, intellectually and sincerely ready to utilize it?