Today’s world can be dangerous. We frequently read and hear about violent crime but never expect it to happen to us. What would you do if you were facing a violent assault? Would you fight back or become another victim? What actions would you take to protect yourself, a loved one, or friend?

In three, two-hour classes, you will be given an introduction to modern self-defense techniques taught by an expert in self-defense karate and jujitsu, Sensei Gary Mikasa. Sensei Mikasa will discuss self-defense topics as well as demonstrate and lead practice of common self-defense techniques. The class is designed for women of all ages and physical abilities and will highlight the following subjects:

  • Recognizing danger
  • Avoiding dangerous situationsKokondo Martial Arts Assoc. Logo
  • Trusting your instincts
  • What to do if confronted
  • Psychology of an attack
  • How to respond
  • Don’t be a victim
  • Using your body as a weapon
  • Other weapons you normally carry
  • Vulnerable targets for self-defense

Come in comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and be prepared for a fun and informative learning experience.

Kent Lutheran Church – Fellowship Hall, August 3, 10, & 24; 2:00 – 4:00 pm