Violence against women is a terrible problem that affects people from all countries and all walks of life. More and more women are reporting being assaulted, harassed, or generally feeling unsafe in their environments. Fortunately, there IS something you can do about it. Verbal and physical self-defense is effective. Join Kirkland School of Oom Yung Doe, for this women-led seminar. Physically you will learn simple, but effective techniques that work well with a woman’s natural strengths as part of the SHOCK, SCREAM, and RUN self-defense strategy. These techniques can be used against a variety of different attacks from the front. You will also have the opportunity to discuss the mental aspects of self-defense such as body posture, utilizing your voice, and typically being smaller than an attacker. Wear something comfortable to move around in and bring a friend!