MPRD introduces Finding Fight, a self-defense class for women

There’s nothing better than knowing you can take care of yourself mentally, financially, and physically.

For most people, the physical part is just exercise. In today’s world, the importance and relevance has grown. Being able to protect yourself in all situations is a confidence booster as much as it is a reassurance. That reassurance can truly be gained through self-defense classes.

Finding Fight is a 5-week long realistic self-defense and self-protective class for all women.

Participants will learn how to recognize violence before it happens and deal with it if it does. The skills developed in this class are realistic, doable, and will actually work in real-life situations, even under real-life stresses.

Kirk Stevens, a minister at the Champaign Church of Christ, certified instructor for Focus Counter Violence, and a teacher of different martial arts for several years will be partnering with Mahomet Parks and Recreation to provide opportunities locally. There will be both discussion and active, hands-on practice.

“I want to use what I have learned to help people feel confident, empowered, and safe, especially given the state of the world today. After taking these classes, I hope participants leave with a much greater ability to recognize violence before it happens and how to deal with it if it does. I
hope participants have a fun and challenging time too!”

Days/Times: Saturdays, 9AM-10AM 1/20/18 – 2/17/18
Fee: $55 Resident, $65 Non- Resident
Location: Mahomet Parks and Recreation Department office
Registration Deadline: January 16
Register Online @
Or you can choose one of the following options: (registration forms can be download from our website – under “Forms & Documents”) Drop it off at:
1. Parks & Rec. office – open M-F 8:00 – 2:00PM, 218 South Lake of the Woods Road
2. Village of Mahomet Administrative Office – M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm – 503 E. Main, across from fire station
3. Place your registration form w/payment in an envelope, address it Attn: MPRD and then drop it off in the white
drop box just east of the Village office. It is available 24/7

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