Self defense class planned Saturday

The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council, Cumberland Valley Domestic Violence Services and Cumberland River Victim Services are sponsoring Fight Like a Girl/Women’s Self Defense Class from 10 a.m. to noon on March 19 at the Harlan Center.

This class is open to all women and girls in the county and there is absolutely no cost to attend.

Master Dan Howard of Howard Family Karate will instruct the class, in which you will learn strategies and tactics to help you survive a violent encounter.

Self defense and self protection are an important priorities for women. There are several crimes that women are most at risk of: Rape, carjacking, purse snatching, stalking, threats, domestic violence and crimes against children in their protection. The most common crime to happen to a woman is rape.

The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council invites all women and girls to join this very informative class. Tell all your friends, mothers, daughters, sisters, nieces and colleagues about this exciting class that could be the difference in how a violent encounter ends.

Pre-Registration is not required.

For additional information, email [email protected] or contact Sheryl Caudel, domestic violence victim advocate, at 606-392-1129.

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