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gettysburg, pa 17325

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Women’s Self Defense

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere as you learn the most basic aspects of self-defense. This class will focus on mental preparation such as situational awareness and positive mental attitude, and will include instruction on basic personal self-defense techniques such as arm bars, punching, kicking, and throwing. The instructor, Rachel McVey, spent eight years with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office and is currently working as an Animal Control Officer, and has been teaching women’s self-defense since 2003, including four semesters at Frederick Community College.

When asked about their favorite aspect of the class, past participants said:

  • Repetition of movements and corrections
  • Getting to learn howto protect myself
  • The instructor was able to instill a strong sense of self confidence
  • Building more confidence. Being aware of different situations.

Registration is required.

Rec Free Basic $10 Non $20