I have taught five women’s self defense clinics this year and each has been a successful turnout, and positive feedback. Women have self confidence and an ability to overcome bigger, stronger assailants.
I note that each clinic I have taught, women are usually a little shy at first, but at the end, I have never taught a clinic where they did not enjoy the armlocks, chokes, reverses and the empowerment it gives them.
William Vandry Women’s self defense clinic Brownsville, Texas
Summer Women’s self defense clinic Austin Texas with student taught the flying armbar by Professor Vandry
Professor Vandry and assistant Black belt Ed Aiken teach fall Women’s self defense clinic Austin Texas
The main benefit after the clinic from the women seems to be about self confidence, and not fearing unknown variables of self defense. This is a very positive aspect, and on youtube a few minutes recorded of women discussing my clinic really captivates what they gained: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54jdo8D3T7c&feature=channel_video_title
The December clinic was a hit. Despite the pouring rain, the women showed up for their training. You women are the toughest and most awesome ones on the planet!
Professor Vandry at the Women’s self defense December clinic with awesome female students!
We look forward to formulating a quarterly self defense clinic for women in 2012. If you are reading this and are interested, please register on our website and send us an email for more information.
Professor William Vandry