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Women and Non-Binary Students' Self-Defence Classes

Event from SU Campaigns & Communities

Tuesday 20 February 2024, 4.00PM - Tuesday 20 February 2024, 5.00PM

Combat Room - Sports Hub 

About The Self-Defence Classes:

Our self-defence classes for women & non-binary people will equip you with the skills needed for self-defence and boosting confidence, drawing on a range of martial arts and combat sports. 
The classes are completely free to attend; organised by Enaya Nihal, your VP for Welfare & Campaigns, and Emma Birch, your VP for Sports, in collaboration with Warwick SU and Warwick Sport. 

There are a maximum capacity of 40 spaces for each class. Based on a first-come, first-serve basis, you need to book each class through this link BOOK HERE. Search 'Women & NB self defense' to filter the classes. If you have any issues with booking, please contact campaigns@warwicksu.com

For these sessions, we recommend you wear breathable clothing and appropriate footwear (such as trainers) & make sure to bring some bottled water!


What classes are offered?

  • Karate
  • Boxing
  • Thai Boxing
  • MMA/WS Coach
  • Judo & BJJ
  • Karate
  • Boxing
  • Thai Boxing


  • What should I wear?

Breathable, comfortable clothing and shoes is best - think what you'd wear to go to the gym, do yoga, or go to play lazer tag!

  • I've never done Judo/Karate/Taekwondo before?

These sessions are designed for you as a complete novice, to pick up some useful techniques in self defence in a safe and welcoming environment!

  • Do I have to prebook?

Our sessions will be operated on a first come, first serve basis - meaning anyone can come along! For safety reasons, we have a maximum capcity of 40 people, meaning if we go over that number, we'd then need to turn any additional arrivals away! 

Students can book individual sessions up to 8 days in advance. To cancel, Warwick Sport need 2 weeks' notice to remove the booking

  • Where is the Combat Room? What is the Sports and Wellness Hub?

You can find the sports and wellness hub based on the main campus. It's a 7 minute walk from the Warwick University Bus Interchange, heading straight on the footpath near the Radcliffe Conference centre. 

Virtual tour of the Combat Room

VIdeo: How to get from the SU to the Sports and Wellness Hub


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