Don’t let fear stop you: self defense classes for seniors in Madrid

Nobody can think that one day walking calmly down the street can be attacked. Faced with that dramatic moment and if there is no one around to help you, one of the methods with which you can escape from your aggressor is learning basic self defense techniques.

Here are the schools and sports establishments in Madrid where the elderly will be able to learn the essential tricks and movements to get out of this situation and not feel fear every time they leave home.

Defensus School

The very name of this sport Center already alludes to that feeling of feeling protected. And for this, those responsible for it rely on the method defensus self defense created in Spain by Juan Romero Pons. Some techniques and movements that even the military receive and that serve as a preventive measure for anyone who wants to protect themselves from a threat or aggression by another person.

A course What older people can do too as no physical strength or flexibility required and age is not a determining factor when it comes to learning. If this is your case and you are interested in taking part in these courses, in Madrid you can do it at its facilities at the Palacio de Hielo Shopping Center (@ icepalace) on Silvano street 77 on Saturdays and Sundays.

self defense classes for seniors in Madrid
Defensus School

Female Self Defense

Manuel Montero Kiesow is the responsible instructor in these centers where it is sought, with these weekly classes, to give continuous training to learn to defend oneself. Although the courses are mixed, they offer some expressly aimed at women; the most vulnerable group in this sense.

Find the space closest to your home and that best suits your needs either in Plaza Padre Rubio 24 (School of Martial Arts and Health. Dojo Zentrum) with morning and afternoon hours from Monday to Thursday or at Calle Ramonet 22 (Shuriken Gym) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Don't let fear stop you: self defense classes for seniors in Madrid
Female Self Defense

Jose Canto Martial Arts School

In the Adolfo Bioy Casares street is this center of martial arts that began its journey as a gym and that little by little has been making a hole, due to the demand, to its self defense classes based on the method Jeet kune do. A technique where not only physical “combat” is worked, but also taught to manage stress in an attack or threat situation.

Thus, they offer classes with small groups so that the instructor is always close to the students and adapts to the characteristics and needs of each one of them.

self defense classes for seniors in Madrid
Jose Canto martial arts school

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