The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office will host a self-defense class at Patriot Oaks Academy this Saturday, May 22.
The class will be from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. Students age 11 and older can sign up to be part of this class, however students 11-13 must have a guardian present to attend.
Registration is limited to 150 people. If you would like to sign up contact Malinda Irwin at 904-209-1553.
Can’t make this class? Here is a list of other options and resources on self-defense for women and teen girls.
- Women against violent encounters (W.A.V.E.) is a free class that happens every few months in St. Johns County. The class is a two-night event that teaches women verbal and physical techniques. Each class is taught by law enforcement officers. Click HERE to see how to sign up for the class.
- Safety first Jacksonville: This self-defense class is for women and teen girls. They will be taught self-defense techniques that can keep them safe in life-threatening situations. SWAT officer will be teaching the class. Cost for participants will be $50. Click HERE if you are interested in signing up and learning more.
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