A Breakfall Can Save LivesBreak falls can save your life. I have said before in my article "Break falls - How to fall and not get hurt". But I think that it is always worthwhile to tell more stories just to get the point across.
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He was 8 Years old. We were at a park and the boys had drifted off into the distance to play. They were off a little too far for comfort but I was also looking after an elderly lady who needed attention just at that moment so I had to attend to her before I chased them.
Just as I was heading off to call the boys back I was approached by a lady with this to say: "Now sir I don't want you to panic, he is alright, but your son has been hit by a car".
As I ran as fast as I could with my heart pounding and in a state of what I can only describe as controlled panic, I heard the lady reiterate "it's alright you don't need to panic". Afterwards, it occurred to me, it was probably a good thing but never-the-less futile to say.