Training for Coaches Seeking to Teach Self Defense to the Blind
The creator of 1Touch Self-Defense Course Creator will conduct a training for coaches who want to learn how ot teach blind people to defend themselves and fend off attackers. One of the athletes taking part is visually-impaired.
WHAT: 1Touch self-defense coach’s certification course.
1Touch is a hands-on program of self-defense, designed for people with visual impairments, ranging from poor vision to total blindness, taught by individuals who are sighted or the sightless
WHEN: 2 ½ consecutive days, July 30, July 31, and August 1
WHERE: Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N. Beacon Street, Watertown, MA
WHO: Professor Stephen Nicholls, 1Touch creator and Director
WHY: 1touch is a life-empowering skill for the vision impaired and blind. The ability to react boldly and forcefully to physical aggression provides a foundation of self-confidence that affects every aspect of life, even when the skill is never utilized.