Self Defense for Women

  Woman striking with her palm Copyright: HSZ Walter

The focus of the self defense training is on correct self-protection, striking and loosening techniques, as well as freeing oneself from holds while standing and on the floor. In this course participants learn fundamental techniques for assertiveness and self defense.


Dates, Prices and Booking



Oliver Kleine






Svenja Bollmann

Sportwissenschaftlerin M.Sc.



Target Group and Prerequisites

This course is intended for women who want to learn the fundamental techniques of self assertion and defense. Previous experience is not required. There are no special prerequisites.

Content and Objectives

As part of self assertion training, participants will learn voice training, how to improve body language and presence, as well as about statistics and studies, in order to better gauge critical situations. The focus of the self defense training is on correct self protection, striking and grip loosening techniques, and freeing oneself from holds from a standing and laying position. During the course participants are to internalize simple, universally applicable defense techniques and concepts in order to successful apply them in realistic exercises.


Because course content is taught successively, joining the course after the third session is only possible in exceptional circumstances.

From Level 2, participation is only possible after prior consultation with the trainers. Registration is password protected. The contact information can be requested from the University Sports Center or the representative for the sport.

Sports Facilities

Gymnastikraum Ahornstraße


Please wear comfortable, tear-proof clothing and clean gym shoes.

Course Cancellations and Facility Closures

If you would like to be informed of last minute course cancellations and facility closures affecting this class, please join the corresponding mailing list.