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Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do Six Week Self-Defense

March 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Instructor: Dennis Dufek 5th Dan Black Belt
Gladstone Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do Hapkido Academy
(906) 359-4126 (home) (906) 241-3452 (cell), dennisdufek@gmail.com
Dates: March 20 – May 1, skips March 27

Student Dress: Workout clothing, shorts, sweat pants, T-shirt etc.
Ages: 12+/ Adult

In todays anxiety inducing world the knowledge of self-defense is critical. Make yourself and your family safer by learning the practical self-defense techniques taught by Black belt in Ji Do Kwan Tae Kwon Do and professional self-defense instructor Dennis Dufek. Students will gain a new sense of confidence in themselves, both mentally and physically in their ability to defend themselves in a critical situation. The techniques taught: breathing, hand and foot strikes, finger gouges, biting techniques, proper falling techniques, throws and nerve and joint manipulation.

Session 1:
A: Instructor Introduction / Why are you here (student introduction)?
B: Mental preparation (lecture and handouts) (Address fears and insecurities)
C: Breathing Control (instruction and practice)
D: Stretching and physical conditioning

Session 2: Students will learn and practice kicking techniques, striking techniques and proper falling techniques in this session.

Session 3: Students will learn and practice nerve and joint manipulation along with vital striking areas on the human body. Students will review and practice all techniques learned in previous sessions

Session 4: Students will review and practice all techniques learned from sessions 1-3

Session 5: Students will be put in a physical attack situation where they will be able to apply the newly learned self-defense skills. (Practical Application)

Session 6: Final Practical Application Testing and Confidence Builder

Note: Sessions will be geared to each student’s physical abilities. Students should know and understand that learning self-defense is mentally and physically demanding, you will be pushed to your limits.

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March 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bonifas Fine Arts Center
700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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