Atlanta: BGR! Hosts Self Defense Training with Divas In Defense

November 17, 2014



The days are getting shorter and the holidays are just around the corner. Runner assaults and street harassment are on the rise. 

What would you do if a stranger approached you from behind and grabbed you?

How would you defend yourself if you don't carry mace?

Would you be able to get away?

We're partnering with Divas in Defense to educate and empower you to stay safe! Divas in Defense empowers women of all ages with the training and tools imperative to their personal safety and the safety of their families. Through fun, instinctive learning, women gain the knowledge to protect and arm themselves while gaining to be Fierce & Fabulous. 

We want to empower Black Girls RUN! members to stay safe on and off the pavement!

Our special Black Girls RUN! Divas of Defense course will teach you the following:

- Tips on runner safety (more than just running against traffic, running in groups, etc.)

- Proper defensive stances

-  Defensive hand strikes, leg strikes, combinations, releases and breaks

- Overview of safety toys

Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Time: 1 pm EST

Location: 228 Powell Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Please plan to arrive by 12:45pm to check in and sign a waiver. This will be an active indoor course, so please wear athletic/running clothing. The course will last 1 hour. 

Due to the limited space of this session, the fee is non-refundable. 

Please use street parking.

Learn more about Divas In Defense at

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