Know how to defend yourself

 

Self-defence is something that every man, woman or child should consider in this country, unfortunately, our streets are not as safe as we would like them to be, according to Anthony Hofer, the founder of The Family Self-defence Academy.

This is a new initiative formed by the need and fact that regular people have to defend themselves when they find themselves in the middle of an unexpected crisis. “I have taken the crime statistics on Crime Stats SA, crime as a whole is on the increase, so we need to up the public’s knowledge about South African law, security information, and their knowledge of self-defence,” said the enthusiastic Hofer.

He said we as a community needed to ask ourselves whether we have the skill and the knowledge that we need, to prevent and overcome crisis situations? Hofer’s self-defence classes will teach not only the physical part of defending oneself but to create situational awareness.

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His programme focuses on actual situations that happen all around us all the time and he will use that to educate his pupils on how to train themselves on a daily basis. “People need to know what to look out for and what to be aware of because sometimes crisis situations can be avoided [like someone grabbing your bag in the parking area],” said the skilled trainer.

A beginner’s, as well as intermediate and advanced courses, will be available for the community’s different needs. Hofer invited the community to try it out and see for themselves. An official opening of the studio will follow soon, as well as a follow-up article, which will give the public more information about the big plans this concerned community man has.

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Details: Antony Hofer at antony@precisionfitness.co.za

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