Defensive Knife: By Smols for Smols

Virginia City 1

Saturday July 27, 2024 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Not every problem can and should be solved with a blade, but this knife class instructs how to use one to ensure escape and safety when all other options fail. By Smols for Smols is a gender inclusive self defense knife class developed based on real life experiences dealing with domestic abuse and violence. The goal of this class is to learn how to use a blade as an equalizer against an attacker who is bigger, stronger and will fight dirty to get what they want. Defensive Knife participants will learn how to use a knife (any knife), make cuts, move and cover. Practice keeping their attacker from grabbing them, the knife or kicking or striking. Also covered is how to conceal a blade, watch for possible treats in a crowd, maintain your own personal space, threat assessment and when using a weapon is justified.



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