The Rockford Public Library is offering a basic self-defense class, conducted by No Joke Martial Arts President Rich Whitenack, on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Do you know how to break a choke hold? Can you strike quickly to push back an attacker and get away? You will learn to develop the mindset and moves for effective self-defense in this fun and interactive session. The program is designed for ages 13 and older. Participants are strongly encouraged to register with a partner to practice the basic self-defense strategies.
This event, free and open to the public, will be held in the Main Library Auditorium, 215 N. Wyman St. (Enter from Mulberry St.) Registration can be made by calling 815-965-7606, press option 5, or through our events calendar at www.rockfordpubliclibrary.org/events.
About the Library
The Rockford Public Library, founded in 1872 as the second library in Illinois, currently has six facilities, including the Main Library and five Branch Libraries. The Rockford Public Library’s mission is to enhance community life and development by informing, educating, entertaining, and providing cultural enrichment to all people of all ages by collecting information to address the diverse interests of our dynamic community.