UTM women learn the Wen-Do way

Female-oriented self-defence workshop taught awareness, avoidance, and action By Assia Messaoudi for The Medium There were flyers around campus and posts on social media saying, “Wen-Do is a program designed for women by women.” I walked into the Faculty Club…

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Spark Your Sass, Kick Some Ass

By Kris G. Hamlyn for Secret East “The Oldest Women’s Self Defence Organization in Canada” is a status that not only speaks to the credibility and effectiveness of Wen-Do as a Women’s Self Defence form, but also to it’s relevancy and importance…

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Embracing My Duality – Wen Do Self-Defense!

From the Canadian Council of Muslim Women Thrilled as any girl would be to attend a self-defense class I was really excited to learn some kick-ass moves through our Wen-Do Self Defense Class on Feb 28th, 2014. Laura, our awesome…

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Wen-Do, an Empowering Space for Women

By Sana Fatani (Centennial College) The Eden of women’s self defence in Toronto is Wen-Do. It’s a curriculum dreamed up in 1972 by Ned and Anne Paige, who had a background in martial arts and wanted to create a custom set…

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Women at Nellie’s attend Wen-Do Workshop

By Nellie’s Last week, the women at Nellie’s attended the first of two Wen-Do Workshops, taught by a certified Wendoka. Wen-Do is a form of Women’s Self-Defence that teaches women how to fight back and how to survive. Wen-Do employs…

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