ExpiredWomen’s Self Defence

Ages 16+

Self-Defence is first and foremost about standing up for and defending your right to personal safety (emotional and physical). In this 4 part series with Martial Arts Instructor Emma Hamilton, we discuss tuning into your instincts, assessing various threat levels and your response to them; we provide easy to execute, practical and effective methods of escape. We will cover establishing and maintaining base, distance management philosophy, basic escapes from wrist and body grabs, and ground defence. We will provide a supportive environment where you will learn how to safely escape many different situations and scenarios, and will include verbal de-escalation tactics. This is a hands-on workshop with partners and there will be a lot of close quarters contact.

Saturdays, January 14, 21, 28 & February 4  10am – 12pm
Fee: $65 
Ages 16+

*** Limited enrollment at this time. Registration opens November 25 at 9am.

  • Saturday January 14, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday January 21, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday January 28, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Saturday February 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm



680 North Road, Gabriola, British Columbia, Canada, V0R 1X3

The Gabriola Recreation Society's office is located at north east end of the Gabriola Elementary School.

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