Self Defense for Women Fundamentals 1

Learn to protect yourself with simple, effective self-defense techniques and strategies to combat all aspects of an assault in a safe, friendly and cooperative environment with instructor, Joy LaRochelle.  Joy is a certified sensei and a 3rd degree black belt with additional training in escrima sticks, kukri and Bo.

Registration Information    

  • Early Reg:         $90 (through April14th)
  • Standard Reg:  $110 April 15th-29th)
  • Age:                   Appropriate for ages 16+
  • Min Size:           8 Min / 12 Max

Workshop Information

  • Day:          Saturdays
  • Dates:       April 29th-June 10th (No class May 27th)
  • Time:         8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Duration:   6 Weeks
  • Location:   Mars Room (formerly Coronado Room)


or at the Gilruth Information Desk
You Will Learn:
  • Risk mitigation and engagement strategies
  • Basic techniques: Strikes and Defensive Blocks
  • Key Targets
  • How to escape typical grabs and choke holds.
  • Ground Defense techniques as time allows.