The self-defense class, designed to educate women in ways to reduce the risk of being physically attacked as well as the utilization of counter techniques in the event an attack or sexual assault should occur, is offered free of charge, based on the P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Personal Response Options and Tactically Effective Counter Techniques) self-defense system. Participants are able to practice the techniques learned in class against instructors equipped in protective Red Man suits, thus enabling participants to gain insight into their own capabilities. The course is taught by state certified trained officers.
Additionally, a class on firearms, taught by state certified firearms and defensive tactics instructors, is available to educate participants on firearms and provide practical hands on applications in firing various caliber hand guns and shotguns.
THE NOVEMBER 2, 2013 CLASS IS FULL - TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST FOR THE SPRING CLASS CONTACT SGT. JAKE SUTTON AT 419-394-2325 or jsutton[at]cityofstmarys[dot]net.