Female Self-Defense Seminar @ Rice University

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On Sat. March 25th, Rice Athletics and the Girl Scouts are hosting a 90min seminar to empower women and girls with the mindset and physical skills necessary to prevent and defend against violent encounters. Admission to the seminar is free with a ticket to the Rice Baseball game!  Open to women and girls of all ages!

Dr. Cesare Wright, Rice University Lecturer and RCEL Leadership Specialist, will speak briefly about the importance of personal security and empowerment as a key aspect of the confidence building that will allow women and girls to excel in education and industry.  Following this introduction, world class Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt instructors will lead participants through a series of self-defense training exercises that focus on the most common bullying and assault scenarios faced by females.

More info on the value of Brazilian jiu-jitsu:

Gracie Women Empowered overview video –

Gracie Bullyproof overview video

US Air Force adopts Gracie Women Empowered program –

Instructors include:

Chad Kight – Black Belt Instructor – Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy – http://chadkight.com/

Drew Lockwood – Black Belt Instructor – Rilion Gracie Academy = http://riliongraciewesthouston.com/

Romolo Reis Pereira – Black Belt Instructor – Rilion Gracie Academy – http://riliongraciehouston.com/

Daniel Cantu – Brown belt instructor under Chad Kight/Royce Gracie

Seminar Info and Tickets www.riceowls.com/empower

Location: Rice University – West Gym @ Tudor Field House

Tickets: Seminar FREE w/ Rice Baseball game ticket purchase – $12 for girls | $10 discounted tickets for family of girls who participate

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 25th | 12:30-2:00PM



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