LSC-Montgomery Hosts Women's Self-Defense Class

The Health and Sport Science Club will host a Women's Self-Defense Course Thursday, December 6, from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Montgomery aerobics room (Commons Building, Bldg. A). The course, normally priced at $65, is freeto all faculty, staff, students and the community.

"This course will help give security and peace of mind in knowing that you can dramatically increase the chances of surviving/avoiding a violent attack," said Tim Mousel, kinesiology instructor at LSC-Montgomery. "The ability to protect yourself, your friends and family from dangerous situations is priceless."

This is the same course that has been taught at institutions such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Coca-Cola Foods, Shell Exploration and Production Company, BMC Software, United States Sports Academy, Memorial Hospital System, and many smaller companies.

The following will be covered:
  • Defense against the most common strikes
  • How to escape the most common grabs and holds
  • Extensive training about survival on the ground
  • Strategies to trick your attacker
  • How to avoid a violent confrontation
  • Imagine a 200 pound attacker pinning you on your back-learn how to escape safely
  • Learn to disable your attacker by utilizing your strengths against the attacker's weaknesses.

This self-defense course has been designed specifically to empower women with the skills, tactics and strategies to survive a violent situation.

Only 30 spots are available and pre-registration is required. Contact Tim Mousel at timothy.j.mousel@lonestar.edu to reserve your spot.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.