'Self-defense is not just a set of techniques; it's a state of mind, and it begins with the belief that you are worth defending.'


The Statesville Recreation & Parks Department invites you to join is for our Intro to Self-Defense Program.

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Intro to Self-Defense

Are you ready to take control of your safety and well-being?

Join us for a comprehensive three-month beginner course designed to empower individuals with the skills and confidence to navigate potentially dangerous situations.

Program Details:

  • Dates: April 2 - June 27, 2024
  • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Time: 6:00p - 7:00p
  • Cost: $75 per month or $10 per drop-in class
  • Age: Ages 10+


Under the expert guidance of our seasoned instructor, Salvatore Tranchina, you'll delve into a holistic approach to self-defense. This isn't just about physical techniques; it's about equipping yourself with the tools to recognize threats, assert your boundaries, and effectively de-escalate confrontations.

What You'll Learn:

  • Awareness: Sharpen your senses and learn to recognize potential dangers in your environment.
  • Assertiveness: Develop the confidence to assert your boundaries and communicate effectively in tense situations.
  • Verbal Confrontation Skills: Master the art of defusing conflicts through effective verbal communication.
  • Safety Strategies: Learn practical strategies to stay safe in various settings, from public spaces to private encounters.
  • Physical Techniques: Acquire basic self-defense moves to defend yourself and escape from attackers if necessary.

This course is suitable for beginners with no prior self-defense experience. Whether you're a parent looking to empower your child with essential life skills or an individual seeking to boost your confidence and security, our Intro to Self-Defense Program offers a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all.

Don't miss this opportunity to invest in your safety and well-being. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey towards empowerment and peace of mind!

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