JCCC students plan self-defense class
Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a student criminal justice organization at Johnson County Community College, and Krav Maga and Fitness Center are co-sponsoring a free personal safety seminar for women ages 16 and older from 1 to 5 p.m. July 22 at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel, 10800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park.
The seminar will have a panel discussion with questions and answers, presentation on personal awareness and safety, and a two-hour self-defense class. The panel will consist of professionals from a variety of different backgrounds who can speak about their perspectives on how to deal with the personal, legal, physical and psychological aftermath of a violent attack.
The seminar is free to all participants; a $10 donation to the Kelsey Smith fund is suggested. Space is limited to 100 attendees, so advance registration is required. Participants can register by sending their name and age to firstname.lastname@example.org, an e-mail address established specifically for this event.
Participants are asked to wear warm-up pants or sweats, T-shirt and tennis shoes.
Those under the age of 18 need to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
For more information, call Melody Rayl, JCCC assistant professor, administration of justice/psychology, at (913) 469-8500, ext. 3491, or visit www.KravMagaKC.com.