Whether you want to protect yourself or someone else, feel more confident in certain situations, or interested in learning and practicing some no-nonsense, effective self defense techniques, look no further and come join us!  This class is taught four Mondays from 8 to 9 pm starting January 23rd tp Feb. 13, 2023.  Come hit a pad, strike a bag, release from chokes and grabs, and learn practical and effective self- defense techniques from Grand Masters Jan Wood and John Wood. Topics we will cover:

  1. · Where, how, and what to hit
  2. · What are your body’s natural weapons?
  3. · How to react if you find yourself in a dangerous situation
  4. – What are pre-attack indicators from an assailant?
  5. How to manipulate, not out power
  6. How to release from common holds, chokes, grabs, attacks from the ground and weapon attacks
  7. Strategies for active shooter situations

The master and grand master instructors are highly regarded and well known in the martial arts community for their knowledge and effective teaching style. The seminar is conducted in an atmosphere where you will work hard, learn lots, and actually have fun!
JP Wood Martial Arts is conveniently located at 249 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL (in shopping plaza with Ace Hardware). Preregistration is highly recommended to guarantee a spot.  
Seminar is open to females ages 13 and older. No experience needed. Participants should dress in casual exercise clothes. Cost of the four part seminar is $79.00. For questions, or to enroll, call 847 / 705-8714.