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Lawley Community Centre

Women's Self-Defence Classes (Free - 3 Week Course)

Self - defence classes for women and girls. Free 3-week course being held at Lawley Community Centre.

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Women's Self-Defence Classes (Free - 3 Week Course)
Women's Self-Defence Classes (Free - 3 Week Course)

Time & Location

09 Jan 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

Lawley Community Centre, Lawley, Telford TF4 2PR, 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 funded by Lawley Partnership Board.

They will be held at the Lawley Community Centre, Arleston Lane, Telford, TF4 2PR, on the 9th, , & 16th & 23rd January 2022 at 7.00pm - 9.00pm. 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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