This Intro to Self-Defense class geared towards adult females (ages 16+), with Sifu Wally Jones and Lara Jones of Southwest Portland Martial Arts will lead participants through a variety of light physical drills [centered on vital targets] to better help boost confidence, and discuss the where/why/when/how/and to what degree of the law – behind physical self-defense.
This short, informal class will include very basic low-impact physical exercises, academic content through discussion and resource handouts.
WHY: The reason for offering a class specifically for adult women is to offer a safe place where people who identify as such can feel comfortable sharing and driving content/conversation in a manner that addresses specific issues surrounding personal culture. ALL levels welcome!
FORMAT: First hour = Physical drills and games. Final 1/2 hour = Follow-up Q’s/drills + Q&A/mature discussion.
LOCATION: To be held at Southeast Portland Martial Arts [Capitol Highway Campus] 6315 SW capitol Highway in Hillsdale Town Center.
COST: $15 per person. Fee waivers also available by written request: firstname.lastname@example.org