A FREE women’s self-defence course highlighting the importance of stopping violence against women will be held by the Perth Wing Chun Academy on Sunday, July 10. Instructor Rachael Bernsousa and senior instructor Daniel King will host the two-hour workshop aimed at teenage girls and women.
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Posted June 28, 2016 16:46:12 In a crowded hill town outside Jakarta, a karate champion exiled by the Taliban helps young refugees battle the soul-destroying boredom of years in limbo. “Ichi, ni, san,” she yells, counting punches in Japanese for a class of children who speak Farsi, Pashto and English – but no Bahasa Indonesia.
The star of one of the recent viral posts on Facebook is 76-year-old Meenakshiamma from Vatakara, Kerala. She teaches the ancient Indian martial art form Kalaripayattu. In the video, she takes on a man half her age, with no signs of slowing down. Using both offensive and defensive tactics, she tackles him brilliantly.
SPRINGFIELD – As the son of an instructor, Roman Rodriguez has studied martial arts for many years. “I don’t teach how to fight, I teach kids how to defend themselves,” said Roman’s father, Ricardo, the founder of a martial arts training program, Holyoke Kenpo and Fitness.