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.

Notes regarding the interim sports hall

We kindly ask for your understanding that due to the extraordinary temporary interim situation, the usual room climate cannot always be guaranteed.


Basic Information

Sports Facility


Dates, Prices and Booking



Elke Bernhard




Target Group and Requirements

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 requirements.

Because the individual course sessions build on each other, joining after the third session is only sensible in exceptional cases.

Content and Objectives

As part of self-assertion training, participants will learn voice training, how to improve body language and presence, as well as be presented with 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.


Required for participation is a separately brought, clean pair of the indoor shoes. Comfortable and tear-proof everyday clothing is sufficient.


Course Cancellations and Facility Closures

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