This Girl Can - Introductory Self Defence Program

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Active Communities, This Girl Can, and Senshi Karate have teamed up for a two-hour beginner self-defence program for the women of Monash, providing a supportive, informative and engaging environment for women to get connected and get involved. 

Sunday 18 September 2022
10am-12pm, followed by refreshments 
Napier Park Scout Hall (998 High Street Road, Glen Waverley)
Bookings essential: via Trybooking. Limited to first 30 registrations. 

This session will be run by Sensei Mark and his team of experienced female karate students from Senshi Karate School. Sensei Mark will teach you the theory and basics behind self-defence techniques to help improve your physical and mental well-being.

If you want to feel confident in your self-defence skills, then this is class for you!

The class is open to all women and teenage girls (16 years and over). Gender diverse, trans women and non-binary people are welcome in this class. Participants are welcome to join us for afternoon tea following the session.

Senshi Karate School has been part of the Glen Waverley community for close to a decade, empowering women, and girls with effective and easy to learn self-defence skills.

In this introductory program you will learn basic self-defence techniques appropriate to all ages, and respectful of lifestyle, gender, and culture. No prior training or minimum fitness is required, and the program is conducted in a non-threatening, enjoyable environment.

What to wear: Comfortable clothing or active wear. Runners, but there may also be barefoot activities.

What to bring: Water bottle.

About This Girl Can

This Girl Can - Victoria is an empowering VicHealth campaign based on Sport England’s highly successful This Girl Can (which helped 3.9 million women in England take fitness back into their own hands). Thanks to VicHealth, Australia is the first country in the world to license this powerful campaign. Advocating all women be they cis, trans, non-binary and gender diverse, This Girl Can Victoria aims to help women get active in a supportive and welcoming environment. 



  • Sunday, 18 September 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Napier Park Scout Hall, 998 High Street Road, Glen Waverley 3150  View Map

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