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Fit and fearless – self defence at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Fit and fearless – self defence at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

About the Course

If you are interested in defending yourself using the basics of self-defence, then this is the course for you. You might have had some self-defence training before or this may be the first time you have thought about trying, everyone is welcome. Learn how to make your body work for you, and spot possible dangers all in the safe hands of a three-time karate world champion.

Who is this course for
This exercise aims to boost self-confidence and empower the participant.The course is open to everyone that would be interested to learn basic self-defence techniques. Prior experience is not mandatory, but it would help. Good body coordination is also a bonus.

What does this course cover
The course aims to raise awareness of potential dangerous situations and in the unfortunate event of an attack, give the participant the right mechanisms to protect him/herself to the best of their ability.
By the end of the sessions, the participants should be able to appropriately defend themselves against a series of attacks.
The course will contain:
- Exercises to raise awareness of dangerous situations and how to prevent them
- Defending mechanisms when the victim is grabbed
- Defending mechanisms when the victim is attacked with punches/swings
- Defending mechanisms when the victim is attacked with kicks.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

Please get in touch via the links above for more details or to book your place.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.


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