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Women’s Self Defense Class
August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is a class that is designed for you to learn how to protect yourself when faced with uncomfortable situations and how to avoid them in the first place. The class is taught by John Kotch, a black belt instructor in Isshin-Ryu Karate. The instruction will include techniques used in Isshin-Ryu karate (known as a street, self-defense style based upon survival tactics) as well as those utilized by various martial arts styles, military and law enforcement personnel. The following will be covered: improving self-awareness; hand and foot techniques; hold-breaks, ground techniques and basic weapons defense. Participants are encouraged to practice the techniques demonstrated, but are also welcome to simply observe if they prefer.
High School students are permitted to attend, but must sign a waiver if under 18 years of age. Please click here for the waiver form
Registration is required for this class. Please sign up below.
This class is now full. Please contact the library at 978-352-5728 to be put on the waiting list.