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DIRECTOR’S THOUGHTS: WEN-DO SELF-DEFENCE FOR MUSLIM WOMEN When I took on this story about Muslim women taking a self-defence class, I wasn’t sure I had ever seen Muslim women threatened in our city (Toronto). I was curious about how often…

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Wen-Do: My Absolute Favourite Event

By Linh for Life @ U of T Last year, I organized a Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence workshop, and it was the most empowering experience of my life. Self defence is so much more than martial art moves, and I…

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Watch Karen Suzuki’s Warrior Women

Women can fight. They can learn how to take a punch and give one right back, to not back down. Step inside gyms across the GTA where women become warriors and learn about the various martial arts they choose to…

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Safer on the streets of St. John’s

After a St. John’s woman reported being assaulted on a downtown street this week, CBC reporter Carolyn Stokes decided to go out and get some tips from a local self-defence instructor. In the video clip, Wen-Do instructor Renee Sharpe shows some…

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Lessons in Self Defence from The Tower #HamOnt

One tactic that all women have on their side against an attacker is surprise. The surprise that women and girls can stand up for themselves, they can be loud and assertive, and they can successfully fight back. This is one…

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