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Safety Workshop for Women & Girls in Warrenton, Virginia

  • John Barton Payne Building 2 Courthouse Square Warrenton, VA, 20186 United States (map)

Almost daily the media report stories of attacks on women and girls. Those who fight back are more likely to get away, yet without some form of training, it’s hard to know what to do. Join self-defense instructor Julie Morrill for a 3-hour workshop on personal safety where you will learn how to fight back. The training will include safety tips, scenario discussions, and some empowering self-defense techniques. Bring your sense of humor and sense of adventure.

All under-18 participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Recommended for girls ages 14+.

What will I learn in this course?

- How to respond to violent situations

- Basic tools for fighting back, including:

  • The ideal stance to help maintain your balance and get away

  • Basic moves: punches, kicks, elbows, and knees

- Defending against common attacks, such as:

  • Wrist grabs

  • Bear hugs β€” both arms free and arms trapped

  • Hair pull attacks

  • Being pushed to the ground

FAQs

What should I wear to the event?

Attendees should wear comfortable workout clothing and athletic footwear. 

What's the refund policy?

Refunds available if requested before 24 hours of the event.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Sure! Just let us know! 

About the Instructor

Julie Morrill teaches Krav Maga, a practical hand-to-hand combat system used by the Israeli military. She conducts safety workshops for runners, women, and girls around the world. She is also a consultant in emergency preparedness and security.