ALL - Unarmed Self-Defense

  Dates & times
  • Wed, 03/06/2024 - 2:00pm
  Age Groups Adult Lifelong Learning


ALL - Adult Lifelong Learning

*** Program registration and payment required ***

Fall 2023 ALL

Unarmed Self-Defense 
Wednesday, March 6 & 13 at 2:00 pm
(class size limited to 30)

Please join the Marion Victim Assistance Program and Marion City Police Department’s MPACT Program (Marion Police and Community Together) to learn about situational awareness, equipment for protecting yourself, and basic self-defense techniques. The goal of this class is to provide you with knowledge and methods for protecting yourself in the community.

Session One: Situational awareness and equipment for protecting yourself.

Session Two: An interactive class of Basic Self-Defense

Session Two takes place at:
Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 100 
Executive Drive, 2nd floor Harding Room

Each 1.5hr course is led by:
Lt. Mark Elliot, of the Marion Police Department, is a 2001 graduate of Tiffin University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Peace Officer Basic Training Academy in 2002. Mark has served the Marion Police Department as a patrol officer and supervisor, as well as a member of the Special Response Team and as a K9 officer. Mark is a certified instructor in firearms, subject control, use-of-force, TASER, OC spray, and domestic violence for both in-service agency training and the MTC basic training academy. Mark has assisted with the Marion Victim Assistance Self-Defense class for several years.

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