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Halton Hills Women’s Self Defense in the Park

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Join Giselle at Trafalgar Sports Park for a beginner’s Self-Defense class for women!

Join Giselle on July 28th at Trafalgar Sports Park for a 3-hour action packed Self Defense Class! Bring a water bottle and a mat and wear comfortable clothing.

The self-defense workshop will include:

  • Mental Health Facts
  • Cardio and Strength Warm-up testing all abilities
  • Common Striking Areas
  • How to properly strike someone
  • Unpredictable situation escapes, such as; someone grabs your hand, puts their arm around you, or presses you up against a wall
  • Easy to do Submissions
  • Share past experiences and stories
  • Board breaking demonstration if I can teach someone how to hold the board

Meet Giselle

My Karate journey began at the age of. 9. I can remember feeling terrified as I entered a room full of men. The first 4 months I made it a point to hide from my Sensei so I would never be called on for demonstration. Until I realized I was good at it. I became a yellow belt quite quickly, but was halted in my journey for 4 years because I am a woman. I had to work ten times harder than everyone else, had to be stronger, and faster than the men who have been training for years before me. Some longer than I had been alive. I did just that.

I achieved my first Black Belt in 2011. My now late Sensei Burt Konzak was and still is my inspiration and why I continue to carry on his legacy of the delicate teachings of Karate. The passion he had for women in the Dojo, and his passion for the Dojo he had created. I was then given my 2nd Black Belt in 2015 from my current Sensei.

I have competed in multiple competitions and tournaments, bringing home 1st place in the weapons category for two years running!

I currently teach all ages the beautiful art of Karate, and look forward to sharing my knowledge with many more!

It’s not how hard you can hit; it’s how hard you can get hit and keep on going.” Rocky Balboa

Organizer

The Women’s Centre of Halton
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Venue

11494 Trafalgar Rd
11494 Trafalgar Road, Halton Hills, ON L7G 4S4
Halton Hills, L7G 4S4 CA
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