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Class gives women skills to defend themselves

By Gloucestershire Echo  |  Posted: February 02, 2013

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WOMEN in Cheltenham who are looking to keep themselves safe will now be equipped to do so.

A new self-defence course, designed to help women protect themselves, has been set up by a Taekwando black belt from Cheltenham.

Father-of-two Lee Trunks, 36, is starting the class at Combined Defensive Arts in Lansdown Industrial Estate.

Lee said: "I have got a number of female friends and, although some of them might not be into fitness, they were very interested in learning how to defend themselves.

"We devised a class which wasn't too complicated, but long enough to give them core defensive skills to keep them safe."

Group classes cost £10 per two hours, and will be held on February 23 at their academy in Lansdown.

Interested participants can contact Lee at 07852 288 654.

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  • CBCschmucks  |  February 02 2013, 4:42PM

    Why just woman? Isnt that sexist? Im sure theres blokes out there who would benifit from these classes also.

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  • lordigaga  |  February 02 2013, 1:19PM

    the best way people to stay out of trouble, is to stay away from dangerous places at night on their own, and be aware of your surrounding, that mean NOT listening to music!

  • AndyPrestbury  |  February 02 2013, 11:45AM

    How do I get one of these adverts for my business posted by the Echo?

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  • lordigaga  |  February 02 2013, 9:18AM

    what a load of tosh, good money making scheme though

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