Friday, February 6, 2015

Self Defence and Safety for Girls - programme and details


Workshop programme:

10.00am - Arrival, registration (hand in consent forms) and welcome
  • Awareness and preventative measures on public transport, social media and dealing with bullies
  • Grounding, using the voice, escalation of attack and appropriate responses
  • Defensive striking with hands, knees, elbows and feet
12.30 - 1.15pm - Lunch (discussion and feedback)
  • Escaping from hand grabs, choke holds, bear hugs and hair grabs
  • Putting it all together
3.00pm - Closing and pick up

What to wear / bring:
Girls should be dressed in tracksuit bottoms, shorts or leggings, a vest or t-shirt and bring something warm to wear between physical activities. Clean, indoor trainers or plimsoles - please ensure they are clean. There will be some topics that require bare feet or socks.

No jewellery that can catch on clothing or be ripped out (eg, necklaces, rings, bracelets or dangly earrings) and no heavy make up. Long hair must be tied up or plaited.

Packed lunch required
Bring a bottle of water to drink throughout the day and a packed lunch. We discourage sweets, energy drinks or fizzy pop in the gym. Drinking water is available at the gym.


Signed consent form
Parents/Guardians please contact kate@box4fitness.co.uk if you haven't received an email with a copy of the consent form for signing.


Please note: We will not allow any of the girls to leave the gym before 3pm unless by prior arrangement with a parent or guardian.



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