Women’s Self Defense

Equip yourself against threats and violence

Every woman should know how to protect herself

The Chinese Martial Arts School is offering a hands-on weekend seminar in women’s self-defense. You will learn quick and effective skills to handle unwelcome situations against you or your loved ones.

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Learn How To:

  • Strike with force
  • Use anything as a weapon
  • Disable your offender with basic kicks
  • Recognize potential dangers in your surroundings
  • Make your punches and kicks more powerful
  • Apply joint locks for offenders attempting to grab or throw you to the ground
  • Execute simple throwing techniques in case of a surprise attack from behind

All women of every walk of life and fitness level welcome

Class Information:

  • Saturday, June 25th, 1 – 4pm
  • Sunday, June 26th, 1 – 4pm
  • Cost: $190* (Early Registration by June 1st: $170, loyalty members: $115)
    * Returning students who have previously participated in this course can attend at a discounted rate of $80

Max capacity for this class will be held to 10 to ensure that you get individual attention.

March 21 - March 22, 2015, Women's Self-Defense

About the Instructor

Sifu Yamel Torres is a teacher of traditional Chinese martial arts with over 22 years of instructional experience. He has trained multiple regional and national medalists in sparring and forms competitions. He earned his Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine Degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where he is also a faculty member. Sifu Yamel is a Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist currently in private practice in Chicago, focusing his efforts on lasting holistic wellness.



3717 N Ravenswood Avenue, #216, Chicago, Illinois, 60713, United States

  • Day 1
    June 25, 2016
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2
    June 26, 2016
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm