Nahid shares the importance of learning Self-Defense techniques as a way to protect herself in any untoward incidents. She feels an inner sense of confidence that is so important.
Shireen was sharing her experience about being teased on her way to school. She feels that learning Self-Defense gives her the ability to answer back against such annoyances.
Sofiya was concerned that her kick did not reach high enough. We informed her about the importance of speed and balance. With greater speed every kick can become powerful.
Shabana is a divorcee and is raising three children. She felt restricted in her movements within the community. She feels that learning Self-Defense is giving her a renewed sense of confidence.
Mehfooz was curious to know how I practiced Self-Defense :) I emphasized the importance of kicking and punching with a strong voice to create greater impact. Repeat 1, 2, 3 with each new punch or kick
Roshini shared her experience of constant verbal harassment from bystanders. She would just pass by quietly ignoring them. Learning Self-Defense is giving her strong ability to answer back
As a group volunteer Yasmeen talked about reinforcing the importance of Self-Defense with parents. With the parents convinced, these days she is witnessing a big change in attitude and a very enthusiastic participation.
Rohit is a group volunteer and he spoke about the situation in the community where girls would not move around alone. By learning Self-Defense the girls are gaining self-assurance each day