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Our Youth
This series has been created, developed and designed for female adolescence, specifically for girls mature years of age 12 and older.

Self Defense Disclaimer: Be advised anyone who engages in any of the self defense recommendations in this guide do so at his or her own risk. It is advised to consult with your primary care physician and consult with a self defense expert.