Students Get Self-defense Skills

DSC_0308Just how can you get yourself out of or minimize the damage in a scenario of a security breach or threat? That was the subject of a day-long training held in the University assembly hall last week.

The training, organized by the Jomo Kenyatta University Students Association (JKUSA) through the office of the Deputy President Ms. Maimuna Mohammed, saw Krav Maga instructors visit the University and take students through basic defense mechanisms in times of trouble. If you have no idea what Krav Maga means, like I did, it is a self-defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from aikido, judo, boxing and wrestling, along with realistic fight training. Read the full article

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