Self Defense for Women
In this self-defense seminar for women you'll learn the most important lesson: that you have choices. In a single session you'll learn about real risks, assailant tricks, crucial targets and how to create an impact, and releases from the most common grabs. You will learn about how to recognize when someone is looking at you like a victim, and how to prevent attack -- but, if attacked, how to fight back and escape.
Joanne Factor has been teaching safety and self-defense for over 19 years. As owner and instructor at Strategic Living Personal Safety and Self-Defense Training, she's taught ages 5 to 75, students and sorority sisters, homeless women and business executives, and everyone in between. She is also a volunteer advocate for DAWN, an agency in South King County providing services to domestic violence survivors. Joanne's expertise has been featured on KIRO Channel 7 TV, Q13's Washington's Most Wanted, KUOW 94.9 FM, and The Seattle Times Magazine.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Joanne holds a BA from Cornell University, a black belt in karate, and was named Seattle's Best Feminist Butt-Kicker in 2007 by the Seattle Weekly. She is author of the forthcoming book Self-Defense 101: What Every Woman Absolutely, Positively Needs to Know for Her Own Safety.
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Strategic Living @ Feminist Karate Union (View)
920 S Holgate St
Seattle, WA 98134
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|