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John Brotchie
Mania Women's Sportfighting Gym

Introduction to Self Defence

With John Brotchie

Mania Women's Sportfighting Gym
12.00noon on Saturday 22 May in the Church
Mount Eden Village Centre, 449 Mount Eden Road

This is a no-nonsense practical self-defense class taught by qualified instructors. John Brotchie has had over 45 years of teaching unarmed combat and self-defense to women in the UK and New Zealand.

It is all about how to be aware of dangerous situations as well as fast techniques to get rid of attackers and using the most reliable moves that do not involve too much knowledge. It covers ways to repel attacks without always being aggressive as it always better to pour water on the fire, not oil.

The seminar will be an introduction on how to use simple vocal and physical techniques to build confidence and take away the fear of attack. We will cover standing and ground work and will allow all students to practice these moves on each other in a fun, non-threatening atmosphere.

Mania Gym is a Women's Sportfighting Club that welcomes women of all ages and fitness levels looking to improve their skills and fitness, and learning to fight in a friendly, fun environment.


Please bring comfortable clothes; barefoot is best so please wear shoes that are easy to slip off (with non-marking soles).
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