Parents and Children Self-Defense Workshop

Description​:​ ​Kids​ ​and​ ​parents​ ​self​ ​defense​ ​workshop.​ ​Learn​ ​self​ ​defense​ ​techniques​ ​that​ ​can be​ ​practiced​ ​together​ ​at​ ​home​ ​and​ ​are​ ​beneficial​ ​to​ ​both​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​kids.​ ​In​ ​addition​ ​there​ ​will be​ ​fun​ ​partner​ ​exercises​ ​to​ ​get​ ​you​ ​on​ ​the​ ​path​ ​of​ ​a​ ​healthy​ ​and​ ​active​ ​lifestyle.

90​ ​Minute​ ​workshop​

10​ ​Minute​ ​Partner​ ​Warm-Up​​ ​(Must​ ​remain​ ​and​ ​complete​ ​the​ ​warm​ ​up​ ​with​ ​their​ ​partner) 1​ ​min.​ ​each​ ​of​ ​:​ ​Slow​ ​jog,​ ​high​ ​knees,​ ​heels​ ​to​ ​the​ ​butt,​ ​inside​ ​shuffle,​ ​outside​ ​shuffle, bear​ ​crawl,​ ​forward​ ​lunges,​ ​crab​ ​walk,​ ​side​ ​lunges,​ ​mountain​ ​climbers.

30​ ​Minutes​ ​of​ ​Defense​ ​Strikes​​ ​(Parents/children​ ​will​ ​partner​ ​up​ ​with​ ​other parents/children.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​so​ ​the​ ​children​ ​can​ ​practice​ ​techniques​ ​on​ ​adults​ ​and​ ​on​ ​other children,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​give​ ​parents​ ​have​ ​an​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​practice​ ​the​ ​same​ ​techniques​ ​on other​ ​adults.)

Curriculum​ ​to​ ​include​ ​-​ ​Good​ ​stance,​ ​hammer​ ​fists,​ ​elbows,​ ​knees -​ ​Attack​ ​points​ ​on​ ​an​ ​opponent​ ​and​ ​which​ ​strikes​ ​to​ ​use -​ ​Escapes​ ​from​ ​wrist​ ​grabs -​ ​Defenses​ ​from​ ​lapel​ ​grabs​ ​and​ ​chokes -​ ​Escapes​ ​and​ ​defenses​ ​against​ ​rear​ ​chokes

30​ ​Minutes​ ​of​ ​Ground​ ​Defenses​ ​​(Parents​ ​and​ ​children​ ​will​ ​partner​ ​up​ ​for​ ​this​ ​too) Curriculum​ ​to​ ​include​ ​-​ ​How​ ​to​ ​fall​ ​down -​ ​How​ ​to​ ​get​ ​up​ ​correctly -​ ​Scissor​ ​kicks -​ ​Escaping​ ​the​ ​guard​ ​through​ ​hip​ ​kicks​ ​and​ ​attacking​ ​the​ ​elbows -​ ​Escaping​ ​the​ ​mount​ ​through​ ​trapping​ ​the​ ​elbow​ ​and​ ​knee

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Hit2Fit MMA 339 W. 18th Street Chicago, IL

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