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Girls' Self-Defence (7-12 years)

Girls' Self-Defence (7-12 years)

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When:

  • Fri 24 Mar ’17, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Sat 25 Mar ’17, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

Auckland Women’s Centre, 4 Warnock St , Grey Lynn Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Girl: $50.00
  • Two Sisters: $90.00
  • Three Sisters: $130.00

Tutor - Morgan Libeau

Give your daughter the opportunity to learn: to identify unsafe/safe people and situations, ways to resist unwanted/uncomfortable touch, how to use verbal and physical ways to deal with assault/abuse, how to say No! in unsafe situations, remain calm, and tell a trusted adult.

A serious subject dealt with in a fun way for girls aged 7-12.

Comments from previous participants about what they liked:

"I loved the feeling that I used to be someone small and shy, but now I feel clever and strong and brave! It was fun and I won't forget it! That's a promise." - D aged 12.

"I liked how we learned about a stranger approaches you...you know what to do and I liked how we did the punches and kicks. Self Defence Rocks." - J aged 12.

"The class was great. I learnt to punch and kick properly. I learnt it's my body. I learnt shouts, yells and blocks." - H aged 9.

Comments from parents/caregivers:
"Boosted self and other awareness. Improved self-confidence. Thanks."

"Confidence in her ability to deal with 'difficult situations' and more awareness that these exist! Enjoyed seeing her strong and powerful."

"(name) has experienced an increase in confidence subsequent to her first self-defence course. In addition, she takes more pleasure, satisfaction and interest in her own physical strength and prowess.

A bit about Morgan Libeau:
Morgan is a qualified Self Defence Tutor who has been teaching for many years. Initially, she taught women and girls Self Defence but for some years has now concentrated only on the children's class.

Morgan has written a number of books for children and young people on issues of sexual abuse, therapy and court preparation for child witness'. She believes that if information is given to children appropriately it will make them feel safe instead of scared, enabling higher self-esteem and confidence.

Parents and caregivers are invited to be present and participate from 3pm-4pm on Saturday.

If you would like to enrol your daughter but can't manage the full cost of the workshop please contact us about a reduced rate.

To enrol: Go to our website, Email - info@womenz.org.nz or call 09 376 3227 xtn 0.

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