Class on self-defense for women Feb. 16

Western Carolina University is offering a self-defense class for women Thursday, Feb. 16.

The class, sponsored by WCU’s Division of Educational Outreach, will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 143 of the Cordelia Camp Building.

The class will focus on helping women learn basic skills and techniques to help thwart an assault. Topics will include violence awareness; unarmed self-defense techniques; and the most common weapons used for self-defense.

Instructor David Bradley has more than 20 years of experience teaching training and survival skills to civilian and military groups.

Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable active wear. Techniques are appropriate for most ages and levels of physical ability.

The cost of the class is $25, and registration is required.

828.227.7397 or www.learn.wcu.edu.

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