YWCA to offer Women’s Self Defense Class

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YWCA to offer Women’s Self Defense Class

Time: June 5, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location: Rising Sun Karate
Street: YWCA of Black Hawk County
City/Town: Waterloo, Ont
Website or Map: http://www.ywcabhc.org
Phone: 234-7589
Event Type: women's, self-defense
Organized By: YWCA
Latest Activity: Jun 4, 2015

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YWCA to offer Women’s Self Defense Class
WATERLOO | The YWCA of Black Hawk County is offering a new Women’s Self-Defense Class, beginning June 3, in collaboration with Rising Sun Karate....

Classes will be offered in three phases and all women ages 14 and older are encouraged to attend regardless of experience level.

Classes include:

  • Phase 1, Technique to Target: Teaches target area strikes, kicks, blocks and break-away techniques to specific lethal target area with a hands on practice; classes offered June 3, July 1 and Aug. 5.
  • Phase 2, The Mind Set: Explains the state of mind and teaches skills on how to be a survivor of an attack; learn how to control emotions during a time of stress and hone skills from the previous course while learning to stay in control of mind and body; classes are June 10, July 8 and Aug. 12.
  • Phase 3, What If: Deals with scenarios of an attack, covers areas of safety and awareness while dealing with the progression of different situational confrontations; uses ideas and techniques from the previous courses to aid in escaping many different attack situations; classes are June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19.

Classes will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day for all three phases.

Cost is $25 for members and $40 for nonmembers for three classes; the cost to attend one class is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

For more information, call health and wellness director Nichol Roberts at 234-7589 or go to www.ywcabhc.org.

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