Women’s Safety Challenge self-defense course offered
Free self-defense course in February and March
January 23, 2011
Registration is now open to all women in Sublette County for the Women’s Safety Challenge, a six-week course designed to empower women by increasing participants’ awareness about personal safety, teaching physical self-defense techniques, and building self-confidence.
3rd Degree Black Belt Karen Rogers will be teaching the Women’s Safety Challenge, which is open to women of all fitness and experience levels. The course will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm - 7 pm, February 9th- March 16th. Upon completion of the Women’s Safety Challenge, participants will have a chance to win one of several prizes.
The Women’s Safety Challenge is free to participants and is made possible by the Sublette County Sexual Assault/Family Violence (SAFV) Task Force, Pinedale Aquatic Center, and Wind River Kempo Karate. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a maximum of 20 participants. Those interested in signing up can go to the Pinedale Aquatic Center (307-367-2832) or call the SAFV Task Force for more information (307-367-6305).
The Sublette County SAFV Task Force provides confidential services to women, men, and children in Sublette County who are or have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. Together with community partners, the SAFV Task Force works to prevent violence through education and outreach efforts. Victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking can call SAFV’s 24-hour crisis line to speak to an advocate: 1-888-301-4435.