Fall 2017 Women’s Self-Defense Series

First Defense Krav Maga presents a 4 part Women's Self-Defense Seminar Series this Septemeber & October.

"Between 15 and 76 percent of women are targeted for physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime"endvawnow.org

Each seminar in this 4 part series will focus on women specific threats and scenarios.


Week 1- September 17, 1-3pm (Fundamentals & Dealing with Grabs)

This week’s seminar will concentrate on defending against being grabbed. Grabs can be dangerous or non-dangerous, but both types can be used to injure, control or as a precursor for something even worse.

What Will I Learn?

Learn how to defend against these types of attacks and avoid being grabbed or choked by an attacker.

Week 2- October 1, 1-3 pm (Defending with Common Objects)

This week’s seminar will see you use your everyday objects to assist you in defending yourself. Using your purse as a defensive or offensive weapon to turn the tables on an attacker or using the contents of your purse to your advantage is always a valuable skill.

What Will I Learn?

Learn how to defend yourself with common objects against an attacker.

Week 3- October 15, 1-3 pm  (Ground Tactics)

This week’s seminar will focus on dealing with a predatory attacker who tries to take the attack to the ground and pin you down. This week will also see you work in clothing that you commonly wear out on the town, such as skirts or jeans.

(Please wear Yoga pants under skirts, and wear clothing that you do not mind getting dirty and/or possibly damaged)

What Will I Learn?

Learn how to stop someone pinning you to the ground, sitting on you and trying to punch or choke you, and how to use your everyday clothes to your advantage.

Week 4- October 29 1-3 pm (3rd Party / Family Protection)

This week’s seminar will focus on what to do when the attack is focused on other people, for example, your family members or friends. You will also see how you will need adapt techniques to protect a 3rd party, such as a child.

What Will I Learn?

Learn techniques of how to deal with group situations, whilst protecting others and getting everyone away to safety.