Self-Defense Class – November 11

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A red female figure engaged in self-defense strategies against a blue male figure

Given recent events in parks around Northeast Ohio, a self-defense class for runners will take place on November 11. Cost of the class is $10 and participants can register at www.crewracing.org/classes 

Crew Racing and Joel Younkins Training is proud to bring you a self-defense class for runners. This class will teach basic self-defense skills for runners and athletes of all levels. The class will be November 11th at 2:00 pm at Joel Younkins Training located at 1330 Seaborn St #3, Mineral Ridge, OH 44425

The class will be taught by Ben Hosler. Ben is a Pittsburgh native who has been involved in the martial arts for over 20 years. He officially started training in Hinode-Ryu karate at the age of 5 at his father’s karate school, where he has worked his way to the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt. As he got older, his interest in different styles of martial arts led him to study arts such as Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Judo, Aikido, and Mixed Martial Arts. Along with teaching regular karate classes at Rising Sun Martial Arts, he enjoys teaching self-defense seminars to those of all ages and abilities. Currently, he resides in Pittsburgh, where he is a practicing chiropractor and part-time martial arts instructor.