#Event Solidarity in Action: Intro to Self-Defense with Mollii 5/1/21



Join us Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 2:00 PM for our fourth Solidarity in Action event: Intro to Self-Defense and Safety by Mollii Khangsengsing. Mollii is the first Laotian female black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) with 13 years of training, and the founder of Tuff Love Self Defense and Sweaty Betties BJJ that offers training with specialization in women’s and girls’ self-defense.

INTRO TO SELF-DEFENSE & SAFETY teaches awareness and safety strategies to avoid assaults before they happen. Students also learn effective physical techniques addressing the most common attack situations: being pushed or pulled, cornered, and grabbed by the wrist and hair. Rather than relying on strength, students will learn principles of leverage, timing, and energy efficiency to defend against a stronger assailant. Regardless of age, size, strength, or physical ability, students can learn the techniques of self-defense while gaining an increased sense of personal confidence and empowerment.

What To Expect:

  • Class includes warm-up exercise and discussion of safety principles

  • Instruction in a specific self-defense technique can be practiced solo or with a partner

  • Class ends with drills to build confidence and strengthen reflexes

  • No experience necessary and no equipment required

  • Class opens to all ages 9+

What to Wear:

  • Comfortable yoga clothing. Movements should be done barefoot or in athletic shoes, indoors or outdoors.

How to Safely Practice:

  • To ensure proper safety practices of techniques, we encourage participants to enable their camera during this session so instructor can monitor

We hope to see you there! Learn more here and make sure to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solidarity-in-action-intro-to-self-defense-and-safety-tickets-151329543739

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