Learn how to listen to your inner voice to recognize a threat and react automatically before it becomes a full blown attack in Self-Defense: Protect Yourself! at the UW-Eau Claire -- Barron County. The 4-week series runs Wednesdays, March 6 - 27 from 6 to 8 PM in the UWEC-BC gym.
Regardless of size, speed, or athletic skills, participants will learn how to: avoid being a target, assess surroundings, react to a confrontation, conduct yourself in a crisis, anticipate an attacker’s next move, break an attacker’s grasp and, how, when, and where to strike if needed. A mix of classroom instruction and hands-on training builds skills and confidence. This class is designed for adult women and men; youth 14-17 may enroll with an accompanying adult.
Self-Defense: Protect Yourself! is instructed by Master Lloyd Brown, an 8th degree Black Belt in Karate and a 6th degree Black Belt in Okinawan weaponry. With nearly 50 years of experience in the Marital Arts, he was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2009 and 2012.