Self Defense Clinic (5 weeks)

Thu August 4 - Thu September 1 Glassboro, NJ 08028 US Directions

Teen Self Defense Clinic (ages 12-17)

5:00PM EDT - 5:50PM EDT
Open to ages 12 - 17.

Co-ed Self Defense clinic (ages 18+)

6:00PM EDT - 6:50PM EDT
Open to ages 18 - 50.

WOMAN ONLY Self Defense clinic (ages 14+)

7:00PM EDT - 7:50PM EDT
Open to ages 14 - 60.
MaxFit & Sports 240 Delsea Dr S.
Glassboro, NJ US 08028

This clinic is set up to build confidence utilizing a Krav Maga style of self defense movement. Students will be put in “mock exercises” designed to mimic real life bullying or aggressive situational experience. The clinic starts off with beginner level understanding of self defense and transitions into a move advanced movement including offensive strikes, counter attacks, with a hint of weapons defense. Loose fitted gym style clothing and sneakers is preferred attire to participate in this activity. 
What to expect each week:
5 Week Self-Defense Program 

Program runs EVERY Thursday for 5weeks.


-Teen Self Defense (ages 12-17) 5-5:50pm

-Co-Ed Self Defense (ages 18+) 6-6:50pm

-WOMANS ONLY (ages 14+) 7-7:50pm


-Thursday August 4th (week 1),

-Thursday August 11th (week 2),

-Thursday August 18th (week 3),

-Thursday August 25th (week 4),

-Thursday September 1st (week 5).


Week 1.  Bracing, Rolling, Falling & Defensive Stance, a.k.a “Going with the Flow”

a.       Forward/backward break falls

b.       Forward/backward combat rolls

c.        Familiarization of stances: neutral, readied, fighting.

d.       Defensive positions, covering & acceleration of reactionary stances

e.       Application of force/pressure of knowledge garnered.

Week 2.  Basic Striking & Mobility 

a.       Jabs/straights

b.       Hooks/Upper Cuts

c.        Elbows/Knees

d.       Basic Kicks

e.       360 Burst Method

f.         Application of striking in motion

g.       Exploitation of vital striking points

h.       Using aggression & intensity


Week 3. Escapes, obstacles & Natural Barriers 

a.       Wrist grabs

b.       Under/Over arm grabs

c.        Various Chokes

           i.      Strangulation vs. wall

           ii.      Basic Head Lock

           iii.      Basic Rear Lock

d.       Reactionary stratagems vs. being cornered

e.       Using aggressors as obstacles & barriers

Week 4  Weapon Defense Applications 

a.       Gun

            i.      Head

            ii.      Chest

            iii.      Back

b.       Knife

            i. Throat

            ii.      Downward Stabs

            iii.      Forward Thrust

            iv.      Multiple Thrusts

c.        Bludgeons

            i.      Overhead swing/chop

            ii.      The Baseball bat swing


Week 5   Putting It All Together!

a.       Application of realism 

           i.      Use of speed, power and angles

           ii.      Performing under pressure

           iii.      Performing during disorientation       

           iv.      Defending vs. multiple opposition

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