If you haven’t yet, or it has been awhile, self defense classes might be a good idea to revisit/visit. With the right instructor, these classes can help you with self esteem, and confidence. Many classes have teach techniques that will help you deal with stress and help you master sudden fears and regain control of a moment.
To find a class near you, think about what type of instruction you are interested in. Many places offer free generic defense courses, like churches. If you are interested in more detailed instructions, you can go to your local police station. They should have a list of qualified instructors. They also sometimes offer classes.
Check with your local YMCA or health clubs to see what is being offered there. And don’t forget to utilize the internet and your hone books.
Talk to any of your friends that might be taking self defense classes. They can tell you if they are enjoying that class or not. This is important, you need to feel comfortable with the instructor, and the class should be fun, not a chore.
Many times you can audit a class. Watch the people learning as well as the instructors attitude.You want to be comfortable with all involved. Ask the students about the class, and talk to the instructor about what he is teaching.
If anything seems off to you about the class, don’t join. Find someone or something that is comfortable for you.
And self defense courses shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg. watch out for fraudulent instructors.