Self-Defense Workshop with Mr. Rory Miller, Friday, January 25th

Silicon Valley Karate will again be hosting internationally-acclaimed self-defense expert and author Mr. Rory Miller on Friday, January 25, 6:30-9pm for a special workshop. Various subjects will be discussed and trained.

We will cover at least two subjects. The first is “Context of Violence;  an overview of the seven things that any self defense class must cover. We covered this last time so will be abbreviated for this session:

• Legal and Ethical dimensions of self-defense
•Violence Dynamics
•Avoidance, Escape and De-escalation
•Counter-ambush
•Breaking the freeze
•The Fight itself
•Aftermath

The other subject(s) will be physical.

Physical training to include:

  • working with walls
  • environmental training
  • using momentum
  • weapons

Mr Miller has a vast amount of experience using his skills in his former occupation as a correctional officer and has designed and overseen scenario training for a multitude of military, law enforcement and civilian groups.

Please see here for a selection of books by Mr Miller.

Just $45 for this 2 1/2 hour workshop. (these are normally $80+ elsewhere)

Register for event by clicking here or on the event listing on our calendar

Silicon Valley Karate’s Chief Instructor, Sensei Jon Keeling, has spent much time training with Mr. Miller over the years and conducts monthly self-defense classes here in Palo Alto.