BRPD offers women’s self defense classes
The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering an Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class. The class will be held at the Baton Rouge Police Department Training Academy, located at 9050 Airline Hwy (in the building behind the parking garage). The class times are from 6:00pm until 10:00pm for each session.
The course covers: facts about violence against women, reducing the risk of becoming a victim, defensive striking, common grab defenses, head-lock defenses, bear hug defenses, striking and knife defense and group escapes.
There is no charge to attend the class which is open to women over the age of 13. Participants should wear comfortable clothing suitable for physical activity.
Monday, February 17th or Tuesday, February 18th
Wednesday, February 19th
Monday, February 24th
Wednesday, February 26th
Participants must attend all four sessions to be certified.
Class size is limited so participants should register early by calling the Baton Rouge Police Department Training Academy at 225-389-3886.