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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you need any prior experience to attend this class? Do I need to be in top physical shape to participate?  
A: No. This program is designed for the average woman with no previous experience or background in physical skills training.  

Q: How much does it cost?  
A: Students: Free*; Faculty/Staff: $25 material fee; Community: $25 material fee  
*Failure to attend after confirmation receipt will result in a $25 charge added to the student’s account 

Q: How long is the program?
A: The Basic Physical Defense program is a minimum of 9-hours total and takes place over the course of three days.  

Q: Can I bring my friend/family member?
A: Yes. You may bring any female guest who is 13 years old or older. It is very common for mothers and daughters to attend this program together and provides a great bonding experience.  

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