Unarmed self-defense is the primary focus of this short course. Topics include: awareness of your surroundings, safe stepping and turning, blocking, striking and target areas, confrontations and attacks, defense situations, and using what is available for protection. Final session contains a short demonstration of how defense techniques are practiced in Uechi Ryu Karate. Limited enrollment.

Steve Vosa is a certified instructor with Uechi Ryu International Karate Association. He began training in 1972 with Masters George Mattson and Robert Campbell. He also worked with Okinawan Masters Kanei Uechi, Ryuko Tomoyose, and Kiyohide Shinjo. Steve holds the rank of 6th degree black belt (Rokudan), a master teaching title (Renshi), and has been teaching for 38 years. He currently owns and operates New Mexico Uechi Ryu Karate Do.