Ela Township’s social work department, Community Family Services, will host a women’s self-defense class from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, in the lower level of the Ela Town Hall, located at 1155 E. Route 22, in Lake Zurich.
The class will be led by personal trainer Bill Miller of Bam Fitness, based in Vernon Hills. Miller, a former Marine experienced in close quarter urban combat and Tactix martial arts, will cover the psychology of fight or flight, basic strikes, counters, counters to chokes, escapes, weapons of opportunity and ground escapes with participants.
Cost is $30 per student. Female high school seniors and college-bound females are especially encouraged to register. For more information, contact Community Family Services Director Susan Fackler at (847) 540-8380.