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Isle of Palms Special Events

Self-defense classes at the IOP Rec Center, open to women ages 16 and up.

Self-defense for women

The Isle of Palms Rec Center is sponsoring special classes in self-defense for women based on a law enforcement approach.  You’ll be taught a variety of maneuvers including knee strikes, elbow strikes, and how to escape a grab.

They’ll be offering the class four times in the coming months  -  in November, January, March and April.

Here's the scoop:

  • Instructor is Stile Drewry, 3rd-degree Black Belt and owner of Mount Pleasant Family Martial Arts;
  • Monday evening, November 13, 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Saturday morning, January 6, 8:30am-10:00am
  • Monday evening, March 11, 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Saturday morning, April 13, 8:30am-10:00am
  • Meet in the Hi/Lo Tide Room at the IOP Rec Center;
  • Classes are open to both residents and visitors alike and for all levels;
  • $25 fee for residents, $30 for non-residents;
  • The Rec Center is located at 24 28th Avenue.