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Wen-Do Warrior

Arij Elmi gained the courage to speak up against racist comments after studying self-defense. Now she teaches other women to do the same By Megan Easton for University of Toronto Magazine The sounds of kids playing in Christie Pits Park on…

The Wonder of Wen-Do

Deidre Macpherson, Athletics Director and Senior HPE Teacher, writes about her experience bringing Wen-Do to the Linden School. In December, our middle school students took part in a two-day Wen-Do self-defence course for young girls and women, as part of their…

Keeping Canada Safe | CBC TV

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…