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Short Self Defence Courses (2hrs)

  • Investment: $59 per person
  • Ideal for: Any individual wanting to learn with other beginners
  • Length: 2 hours
  • Location: Victoria, Australia
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This 2hr workshop is the perfect introduction to self-defence for women who want to learn with other beginners in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

Upcoming course

Coburg North (10km north of Melbourne, CBD)
When: Friday 17th of May 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Laverton Community Hub (17.5km West of Melbourne, CBD)
When: Friday 24th of May 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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We believe the best results come from empowering the individual. So during this short course, you will learn various essential self-defence techniques as well as relevant skills that directly relate to your lifestyle and circumstances.

This self defence workshop covers:

  • Dealing with an escalating situation
  • Wrist grab escape
  • Defence from holds against the wall
  • Weapon avoidance
  • Body language & communication
  • Basic grab defence and strikes

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4 week self defence course group

We all happily completed the self defence workshop with more confidence in our ability to handle difficult situations. This workshop is very empowering for young women like myself and I'm grateful I got to learn new skills knowledge from the one and only Andre, so thank you !!

- Gabrielle Grant, 4 Week Self Defence Course

mothers day self defence course

My daughter and I enrolled in a four week course run by the Self Defence Hub. Our instructor, Andre was a wonderful teacher who provided clear and useful instructions whilst creating a friendly, cooperative environment with the other students; it was both an enjoyable and empowering experience.
I would highly recommend this course for all women interested in self defence.

- Penny, 4 Week Self Defence Course

What to expect from this 2hr Short Self Defence Workshop -

  • We teach you basic self-defence moves that you can put into practice right away.
  • You will train with a small beginner’s group for a more personalised and thorough experience.
  • We focus on relevant and realistic street-smart self-defence.
  • Freedom to ask questions as we go so you get the answers you need and don’t get lost in the group.

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Is there any contact in this class?

There is precision striking on training pads and bags. During this workshop we wil be testing self defence moves so there is some contact with others in the program. There will also be light contact if we go through basic knife defence but there is no point in the class that you will be hurt.

I have never had martial arts lessons before, is this right class for me?

We run through skills for women wanting to learn street smart self defence skills in a supportive environment. If you would like to gain some new skills with a great group of people then this is the program for you.

This workshops suits all fitness levels and little to no level of previous experience.

What should I wear to class?

Participants should wear comfortable and loose fitting work out clothes. We ask that you take your shoes off on the training mats.

How long is this workshop?

Each workshop runs for 2 hours and are usually on Fridays at 6:30pm. Dates are listed below.

Where do you run this program?

Classes are held at Laverton Hub, Laverton or Dans Martial Arts Academy in Coburg North. We will send through a confirmation email upon booking. Please note that we require a minimum of 4 people to run the course. In the event we have less than 4 people we will reschedule you to the next suitable date. 

To book this 2hr self defence workshop please fill in the form below with your preferred date.


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