LOUDOUN COUNTY, (November 3, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the commencement of a Women’s Self-Defense course on December 7, 2023. This course is designed to provide women the building block of skills to defend themselves in the event of an attack as well as proactive safety recommendations to increase awareness.
The Women’s Self-Defense course is free and will consist of four individual class sessions that build upon each other. The course sessions will be held December 7th, 11th, 14th, and 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office Training Center in Leesburg. Participation in all four class sessions is required for graduation.
“We are excited to bring this opportunity to the community to better equip women to defend themselves in the event of an attack,” said Sheriff Mike Chapman. “The men and women of our Defensive Tactics and Crime Prevention sections have been diligently working to provide realistic and useful training to the women of the community.”
For more information about the Women’s Self-Defense course and registration details, please visit sheriff.loudoun.gov/SelfDefenseCourse.
Registration is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.