Dr. Safety / Franklin Joseph is a Senior Civilian Krav Maga Israeli Self Defense Instructor (2003 batch) in Bangalore. He is trained and certified by Grand Master Mr. Avi Moyal, Chief Instructor, International Krav Maga Federation, Israel and has attended various workshops by various Directors and Senior Instructor of IKMF like Sensei Vicky Kapoor, Mr. Shlomi Moyal, Mr. Gabi Noah and Mr. Amnon Darsa plus various others instructors.
Dr. Safety / Franklin Joseph is also a Social Entrepreneur working on Girl Child and Women’s Safety Awareness, Self Defense and Psychological Empowerment against Crime, Violence and Sexual Abuse under his project ‘PowertoWomen.in‘. He has conducted workshops on Women Self Defense with more than 35 corporate in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Jaipur and has also been invited as a guest lecturer in Jain University, Bangalore’s Center for Management Studies to speak on Women Psychological Empowerment against Crime, Violence and Sexual Abuse. He is also working on promoting Corporate Social Responsibility initiative called ‘iTeachiPower‘ where the corporate female staff members or college students would volunteer time to help educate school girl child students about Safety Awareness and Self Defense. Thus the role model are women themselves… Empower the girl child by women power!
In Bangalore, Franklin Joseph created BadAzz Combat Academy after seeing the depleted state of self defense training provided to clients in the name of martial arts. In this organisation, he is upfront with his clients exposing them to the dirt reality of self defense which surviving under the shock, surprise, painful, violent attacks of the street using Israeli Krav Maga deviant, deceptive and brutal tactics. He also started BadAzz Urban Warrior T-shirts to help promote this radical concept and attitude of his institute.
Dr. Safety / Franklin Joseph also promotes Non-Lethal Self Defense Pocket Size Tool for Women like Ninja Kubaton, Collapsible Telescopic Hardened Long Steel Baton and Knife Fighting and Knife Self Defense Street Tactics under his project ‘StopCrimeonWomen.com‘.
Franklin Joseph has also appeared in various newspapers articles in Times of India, Hindustan Times, Bangalore Mirror, DNA, Deccan Herald etc., Magazines like Tehelka, 080 Bangalore, Bengaluru Pages, LiveMint.com, GlobalPost.com, TimeOut Bengaluru, etc., TV shows and News Channels like ZeeTv, CNNIBN, NDTV 24×7, TV9 News, Swarna Channel, Aaj Taj, Headlines Today, Times Now etc. promoting Krav Maga Israeli Self Defense and Women Self Defense.