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Wed, 16 Nov



Free Women's Self-Defence Classes - A 3 Week Course

Self - defence classes for women and girls. Free 3-week course being held at Carpenter Centre, Overdale.

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Free Women's Self-Defence Classes - A 3 Week Course
Free Women's Self-Defence Classes - A 3 Week Course

Time & Location

16 Nov 2022, 18:45 – 20:45

Overdale, The Carpenter Family Centre, Oak Rd, Overdale, Telford TF3 5BT, UK

About the event

Free self-defence classes for women and girls - 3 week Course. The classes are being ran by volunteer Bill Gilmour and the Modern CQC team, working with the council's Safer and Stronger Communities project and Lawley and Overdale Parish Council.

They will be held at the Carpenter Centre, Oak Road, Overdale, TF3 5BT on the 2nd, 9th, & 16th of November at 6.45pm - 8.45pm. On attendance of all 3 classes you will receive a certificate of attendance and a Safer and Stronger personal safety alarm.

Ages from 12yo + (12-15yo must be accompanied by a female adult).

Mr Gilmour will be teaching modern close quarter combative (CQC) method of self-defence, developed by military, police and martial arts practitioners which prepares people for real life encounters. "A lot of it is about building confidence, giving women the power to not be victims, regardless of their age, strength, size or fitness. After just three sessions, we have already noticed a big difference in confidence, awarenss and ability".

The Safer & Stronger Communities project is led by Telford and Wrekin Council with support from the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) John Campion. The joint initiative will see Telford and Wrekin Council contribute £2m and an additional £500k from the PCC invested into areas in Telford over the next few years.

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