Vernon Hills police will host a women's self-defense class from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the department headquarters, 740 Lakeview Parkway. The class is free and open to women aged 8 and up (children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent). The class instructor is Harriet Johnson, a former police officer and expert in self-defense and director of Hapkido School in Crystal Lake. Topics to be covered are: basic principles of survival and awareness; vulnerable areas of the body; psychology of fear and how to make it work for you; and, the basic principles of self-defense. Call (847) 247-4889 or visit vhpd.com to register or for more information.
updated: 4/15/2014 5:11 PM
Police offer self-defense class:
Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Success - request sent close
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.