with Julia Forrester
We all have the ability to defend ourselves.
You don’t need to be large, nor do you need
to be in great physical condition.
is a senior Brown Belt, student, and instructor in the art of Ryo-shindo at the Tao-Zen Martial Arts Academy in Poulsbo.
She has taught martial arts to men and women of all ages for 6 years.
The techniques Julia teaches are simple, natural, immediate, and effective for anyone seeking a realistic command of basic introductory self defense. They are practical and easy-to-understand, and use as little energy as possible.
Confidence in your ability to defend yourself can even help you defuse a situation before it escalates.
The class is open to women of all ages, including girls over 8.
No previous martial arts experience is needed. We go slowly, in a safe environment.
You can take only the Introduction, all of Part I (including the Introduction), or the complete class.
Awareness, safety, avoidance
|Aug. 29:||Eleven weapons you were born with, and the art of falling|
|Sept. 12:||Basic blocks, captures, grabs|
|Sept. 19:||Stances and drops|
|Sept. 26:||Ground-work defense|
|Oct. 3:||One-hand punch-strike defenses / trips|
|Oct. 10:||Preemptive defense and attitude deception|
|Oct. 17:||Simple escape-technique judos|
Aug. 22 to Oct. 17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
|Cost:||Introduction only: $25
Part I: $80
Parts I and II: $160
Discount for early registration.
|Where:||Suquamish UCC Church
18732 Division Ave NE
Suquamish, WA 98392
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