Women’s Basic Self-Defense & Personal Safety Class



 Students of self defense class watch and one student works with instructor on defense tactitcs

Yulee, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is now offering a Women’s Basic Self-Defense & Personal Safety course.

The NCSO will be offering the Women’s Basic Self-defense Class four times a year with a class limit size of 12 participants.  “The course, which is offered at no cost to students, will provide the knowledge and hands-on experience to reduce the chances of becoming victimized during an attack” said Sheriff Bill Leeper.

The sheriff’s office will also provide safety plans while traveling locally and abroad, which includes entering and exiting your home, as well as other frequented places such as parking lots, retail stores, and restaurants.  The Women’s Basic Self-defense & Personal Safety Class is a basic self-defense, and safety awareness program that covers various topics including daily personal safety practices and basic self-defense tactics

To be eligible for participation you must meet the following requirements:

Be a female resident of Nassau County at least 13 years of age (All participants under the age of 18 must have a signed waiver of liability by their parent / guardian)

  • Wear appropriate attire (Workout type clothing, shorts, jogging pants, t-shirts, and tennis shoes. No skirts, dresses, low cut shirts, flip-flops, or heeled type footwear will be allowed)

All participants regardless of age will be required to sign a waiver of liability form to participate. Those participants under the age of 18 must have a signed waiver of liability by their parent or guardian.

All classes will be held at Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Training Room, located at 77151 Citizens Circle in Yulee and each class is two hours long.  For additional information or questions contact NCSO’s Training Division at 904-548-4031.  The next class will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 6PM-8PM.

Flyer describing class dates