West Ranch Excessive College senior Jasmine Johnson has teamed up with Jiyu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Health in Castaic to host a free, 90-minute self-defense seminar Saturday for anybody .
“I’m half-Asian, and with the anti-Asian hate crimes rising across the nation, I used to be frightened about my family and friends that will not really feel secure in their very own communities,” Johnson mentioned.
Whereas Johnson herself is skilled in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, she needed to unfold the identical self-confidence and permit others to have these self-defense expertise readily available, ought to the necessity come up.
Whereas Saturday’s occasion is really helpful for these 13 and older, if sufficient youngsters have an interest, one other class will probably be provided at a later date, Johnson added.
As a consequence of restricted occupancy per Public Well being pointers, members should RSVP for the occasion prematurely.
Members ought to put on garments they’re snug transferring round in, sneakers/sandals which are straightforward to take away and masks, and are requested to deliver water and signed waivers, that are despatched following RSVP.
The free self-defense seminar is scheduled 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Could 22, at Jiyu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Health, situated at 29487 The Outdated Highway in Castaic. To RSVP, go to forms.gle/65H7mGb7wcqjBcJm6. These with questions can e mail Jiyu immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or Johnson at email@example.com.