Basic Self-Defense 1
MARSHALLTOWN – Iowa Valley Continuing Education has partnered with Adaptive Combat Training to offer Basic Self-Defense 1. 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 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 and it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and supportive tennis shoes.
If you have attended Basic Self-Defense 1 before you will want to attend again to learn new and different skills. The curriculum for Basic Self Defense 1 is constantly being updated and the content is modified, adapted, and improved upon to meet the needs of the students. If there is an increase in a certain type of attack, we will change our curriculum to address it. One of the goals in the class is to give you a self-defense knowledge foundation from which to build a solid structure upon. When you attend Basic Self-Defense 1 class you will be learning new skills every time you attend. 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 Basic Self-Defense 1 class will meet on Tuesday April 22 and continue on Thursday April 24 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 HEW 3301.(2). Iowa Valley Continuing Education is sponsoring Basic Self-Defense 1 and you can register now online at www.iowavalley.com. The registration deadline is April 21.