Interested in all these things but also some basic skills if attacked despite all preventive measures. Is this part of the course?
Thanks for the question! Yes – in this course we teach what we call “environmental awareness,” meaning participants will learn how to NOT get themselves into a bad situation. If you are attacked in spite of this awareness, however, then you must know how to defend yourself…and this course also includes such techniques. You will learn verbal defenses, and learn how to use simple techniques to handle an actual physical attack. Hope this answers your question!
Are you mostly oriented toward teaching women and children? I’m interested in possibly learning some basic self-defense. I’m 56, male. Do you have courses for older men?
Good question! Most of the EZ Defense courses we teach are geared towards women and children, although we do offer some for men and co-ed workshops. This course is a one-day, four-hour course. You might be interested in our regularly scheduled Cardio Combat course offered weekly at the dojo. It’s a fun but beneficial class that meets every Tues/Thurs from 5:30-6:30pm; and Mon/Wed from 9:00-10:00am, and it goes over basic, intermediate and then advanced self-defense techniques. (And the instructor is 54 yrs. old!) Please go here for more info: http://wayoftheopendoor.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99&Itemid=72
I talked to you by phone earlier today. My mom and I will be taking your class on Sat. @ Ridgedale.
Awesome – we look forward to seeing you there!
Toni- My Mom and I was planning to come to your course today but can’t due to a health issue. I will watch this site for the next offering or call you. Once again, thank you so much for your kindness and consideration when talking with me on the phone on Monday, you are very encouraging. I think you offer a much needed service and I’m grateful that you offer it. I wish I had found out about it before my incident Sunday night and I will be taking it as soon as my body cooperates
The above comment says it was posted at 6:59 pm but I posted it at 10:59 am. I just wanted to you know that I did cancel prior to the class
I am interested in signing up my two boys for self defense class. They are ages 6 & 8 yrs old. Please email me more info regarding your class options. Thank you so much.
Hello, and thank you for your inquiry! The best thing in your situation is to call the Director, to find out when our next “In Control” for Children workshop will be held. Please feel free to call Toni McSorley at 865.310.3317. Thank you, and we hope to see your kids soon!
Could you please email the schedule of available classes for EZ Self Defense for Women in the Knoxville area? It would be for 2 attendees. Thank you.
Hi there, and thanks for your request for additional information! We do not have any workshops scheduled yet for the month of August. When a class is scheduled, however, it will be posted on the Events Calendar here: http://selfdefenseofknoxville.com/calendar/. Please feel free to check it regularly!
Will you be doing any classes in the month of October? I am interested in my 11 (girl) and 13 year old (boy) taking one.
Hi Tammie – thanks for your inquiry! We do not yet have a set date, but there is a good chance we will have a class in October. Please check back on the site within the next 2 weeks, okay? If you’d prefer, you can also call Toni McSorley directly, and she’ll add you to our list of students to call, once a class has been formed! You can reach her at: 865.310.3317. Thank you!
I am interested in EZ defense for women and children defense. Do you have dates set for October?
Hi Denna – thanks for your inquiry! We do not yet have a set date, but there is a good chance we will have a couple of classes in October. Please check back on the site within the next 2 weeks, okay? If you’d prefer, you can also call Toni McSorley directly, and she’ll add you to our list of students to call, once a class has been formed! You can reach her at: 865.310.3317. Thank you!
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