Teaching children to protect themselves from an attacker

Teaching children how to protect themselves from an attacker.

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Helping children learn how to protect themselves, thatâ??s the focus of a free self-defense class being held Saturday November 9.

K.O.R.E Wellness hosting E.S.C.A.P.E (Educating Students and Children on Anti Abduction and Protection Essentials) program under the direction of Sensei Lance Adams.

The class teaches children how to spot a potential attacker and fundamental self defense techniques.

Adams says this class is especially important during the holiday season where crime and assaults typically increase.

The class will take place Saturday November 9 at K.O.R.E Wellness located at 1311 Rosewood Drive in Columbia from 11 am - 2pm.