Self-Defense Basics

Self-Defense Basics
A practical approach to personal protection
Friday, January 30, 2015 Check­in at 6:45 p.m. Seminar runs from 7:00 p.m. ­ 8:30 p.m. Church’s Martial Arts Studio 165 S. El Camino Real Suite G, Encinitas, 92024 For women, ages 18 and up. 16 and up with parent or guardian. Cost: $25 per person. 100% goes to Ocean Knoll Elementary PTA! The class will include information on safety awareness, practical applications of striking and kicking, situational scenarios ­ how to defend/escape, and strategies of self defense specific to women. Participants should wear comfortable workout or gym attire. Class Format: ● Intermittent lecture on self­defense, personal safety, environmental awareness ● Techniques of how to strike using pads and targets, body parts to strike with and most effective targets to strike ● Practicing with partners (will not be striking each other, working defense techniques with each other under instructor’s supervision) ● Q & A session ● Review and practice time as needed. About John Alexander John Alexander is a 6th degree black belt Master Taekwondo instructor with 32 years of martial arts experience. He has been an American Taekwondo Association certified instructor since 1986 and earned the title of Master instructor in 2011. Master Alexander has been teaching Taekwondo in Encinitas at Church's Martial Arts since 2002. In 2005, he became a certified Haganah (Israeli combat systems) instructor and currently teaches this self defense course twice a week in Church's studio. By day, John is an orthopedic physical therapist and has lived in Encinitas, with his wife Amy, since 2002. They have two daughters that enjoy the beach, soccer and Taekwondo, as well as, attend Ocean Knoll Elementary school. Spots are limited! To sign up and reserve your spot, please complete the bottom of this form and submit cash or check made to Ocean Knoll PTA, and drop it off in the PTA drop box in the office. Questions? E­mail Tina Newhouse at [email protected] Name of participant: _______________________________E­mail: _________________________________ Name of participant: _______________________________E­mail: _________________________________ Name of participant: _______________________________E­mail: __________________________________