Basic Self-Defense 1 class offered in Marshalltown
MARSHALLTOWN - Are you prepared to defend yourself and your loved ones from a physical attack? Iowa Valley Continuing Education has partnered with Adaptive Combat Training to offer Basic Self Defense 1 class. This introductory hands-on class will teach you the necessary skills to survive stressful, dangerous, and violent situations regardless of your age, size or previous experience. The expert instructors use a practical hands-on approach to real-life situations. You will be instructed in effective and easy to learn methods to deter an attacker. You will practice many techniques during the class. This course is designed for women, men, and responsible teenagers.
There are two instructors for Basic Self-Defense 1 and together they have 37 years combined Martial Arts Study, 31 combined years in law enforcement, 15 years combined S.W.A.T. Team experience plus additional training and teaching experience in specialty law enforcement areas. Their expertise and real life experience will make this a very valuable class for everyone attending. Students from the last class said, “I learned so much and the hands on practice was very helpful,” and “the instructors are awesome, and really helped us with the skills.”
The National Institute of Justice states that 5 out of 6 people in the United States will become victims of attempted or completed violent crimes during their lifetime. About half will be victimized twice. Basic Self Defense 1 is a way to educate yourself and practice hands–on skills that will be one of the tools you can utilize to deter an attacker.
The Basic Self-Defense 1 class will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and continue on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Marshalltown at Iowa Valley Continuing Education, 3702 South Center St, room 808. Cost of the course is $39 and the course number is PSD 3100-004. Registrations are now being taken by calling IVCE at 752-4645. The registration deadline is February 12.
Photo Caption: Students in the Basic Self Defense Class offered last fall practiced several different hands on defense techniques.