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Self Defense

Take Charge!
Self Defense for Women

The Tigard Police Department offers an occasional course in self-defense. Take Charge self-defense classes are designed to teach you skills of self-defense to help you defend against sexual assault. The physical techniques taught in the course are designed with a woman's natural strength and ability in mind.

Sponsor: Tigard Police Department
Contact: Shelly Wert, Detective Secretary, 503-718-2562
Target Age: 12 years to 90 (Program geared for ALL levels of physical ability)
Cost: TBD
Class Dates: TBD
Class Location: TBD

Class instruction and demonstrations will allow you to decrease your vulnerability and give you a new sense of confidence and personal power. Class activities and discussions are designed to help women identify their risks, evaluate their strengths and explore their options for dealing with the threat of sexual violence.

Physical self-defense is most effective when vulnerable areas of the body are targeted. Some of the skills taught will include multiple strikes to vulnerable areas, as well as escapes from choke holds, body grabs, wrist grasps, and defense techniques from the ground.

Sponsored by Tigard Police Department.

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City of Tigard, 13125 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
Automated Phone Attendant: 503-639-4171
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