Free Self-Defense Class For Everyone Except Fascists (May 21)

A woman repels a mock attacker during self-defense training. (Flickr / Deiter Weinelt, CC NC ND license)

Learn basic self-defense techniques from an experienced martial arts student. These techniques will help you respond to a variety of threats from a variety of angles. This class is perfect for activists or anyone concerned about the increasing threats posed by the fascist far-right.

We will gather at Rosewood Park under the covered pavilion. Please wear light, comfortable clothes and bring sunscreen and water to drink. Class will take place rain or shine.

We strive to make all OS!WN? events a space free of oppression, so please leave your bullshit at home. For more information on our group, our safer spaces policy and our rules, please see our FAQ.

Class details

  • What? A free workshop on self-defense and basic martial arts skills.
  • When? May 21 from 1-3pm
  • Where? Rosewood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave., Austin, TX 78702, under the covered pavilion
  • Why? So you can protect yourself from attacks and violent threats in a variety of situations.
  • Kid/Family-friendly.
  • FREE.
  • Pan-Am Park is wheelchair accessible, and a short walk from multiple bus lines.

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