What is Women's
Women's Self Defense is a
program that teaches self-defense options to women to use if
confronted by an aggressor. Those options, when used
correctly, will allow potential victims to escape their
Hands-on experience helps women test their skills in a crisis
and discover their own special strengths and talents. The
Women's Self Defense program is designed to give women confidence, awareness
and a security plan.
Each session consists of 3 day / 4 hours per day classes of instruction, each
beginning at 6:00 p.m. At least two certified police officers
are on hand at each class to teach
Women's Self Defense.
Who Can Participate?
Females who are 13 years or older can take the Women's Self
Women can also take the course as many times as desired to keep
abreast of the latest self-defense and safety techniques.
What Topics Are
The Women's Self Defense instructors conduct group discussions and
demonstrations on the following topics:
Definitions of types of sexual assaults
Lawful means of self-defense
Risk awareness, recognition, reduction and
Voluntary opportunity to practice
self-defense techniques with a certified instructor
*And MUCH MORE!*
Officer James Virgil of the Community Relations Division at (504)
712-2395 or at
firstname.lastname@example.org with any
additional questions you may have.