Women’s Self-Defense Seminar Rescheduled

By on January 27, 2014

Self-DefenseA women-only self-defense seminar will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the cafeteria of Verona High School. The seminar is being sponsored by the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona and Project Safe Kids NJ. The cost is $25 and the class is limited to 24 women. Participants should wear comfortable clothes.

This seminar teaches women how to defend against common attacks such as chokes, grabs, bear hugs, and when confronted by a weapon. Realistic scenarios and defenses will be emphasized, including sexual assault, home invasion, robbery, and other violent crimes. The importance of being aware of one’s surroundings; simple, effective, and proven techniques to fend off an attacker with punches, elbows, knees, and kicks.

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The program incorporates training methods on how to respond both mentally and physically in a time of need, minimizing the danger of “freezing” or “shutting down” in confrontations. The seminar will be taught by Eric Basek of Blue Titan Fitness and Self-Defense (bluetitanfitness.com). Eric is a former police sergeant and SWAT officer who teaches Krav Maga self-defense to both civilians and the law enforcement community

Space is limited to 24 women. Women can RSVP and register by calling (203) 872-7577 or e-mailing [email protected]

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