July 15, 2009


Self-Defense Strategies & Basic Training Offered This Summer

Northeast Alabama Community College is now offering open enrollment for a continuing education course in self-defense strategies and training. This two-hour noncredit course teaches someone how not to become a victim and what to do if threatened. In this six week, twenty-four hour training course you will learn:
   • Personal Safety
   • Escape Techniques
   • Basic Weapon Defense & Disarms
   • Counter an Attack
   • Joint Locks
   • Receive an Attack and Recovery

Learn to defend yourself and increase your chances of success in handling any threatening situation. Come let 2nd Degree Black Belt Instructor Robert Gibson share some common sense advice for defending yourself and train you in some practical moves that work. You will appreciate these courses whether you are in your teen or twilight years. These classes are geared toward families, groups, or corporate entities, and law enforcement.

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Self-Defense Strategies (2 Options)
Date: Monday, July 27
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, July 28
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost $25
Location will be announced with registration.

Self-Defense Basic Training
Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 4 to September 10
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $229
Location will be announced with registration.

We need a minimum number of participants enrolled by Friday, July 24, 2009. Don’t be disappointed; register today. For more information or to register contact Julie George, Skills Training Division, at phone extension 214 or email at