About the Program
This seminar teaches a practical and effective method of street-smart self-defense. We utilize training techniques that are geared towards a real world approach that help the student to gain confidence and the tools they need to survive and escape a realistic encounter. In addition to physical techniques, topics discussed and taught are crime prevention issues as well as situational and environmental awareness. The seminar is taught in an open relaxed environment by expert instructors. The seminar is a condensed version of the Street Smart Self Defense Program which is offered at Montclair State on a weekly basis for students, faculty, and staff during the school semester.
Date: Thursday, February 23
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Dickson Hall, Cohen Lounge (first floor)
About the Instructor
The Chief instructor of the street-smart self-defense seminar is, Captain Boyd Lyons, who has over 24 years of law enforcement experience. Captain Lyons is certified with the New Jersey police training commission as a Senior Defensive Tactics Instructor and Firearms Instructor with the Passaic County Police Academy and has instructed numerous in-service and academy classes. He has 36 years of martial arts experience and is a certified Master level instructor in Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate holding the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt and 5th Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Kobudo (Weaponry) and an Instructor in Iai Jutsu ( Japanese Samurai Swordsmanship) 1st Degree Black Belt. Capt. Lyons has taught many classes and given seminars for public as well as private institutions on street safety and self defense. Assisting with the Seminar are other certified expert Martial Artists and Street Smart Self Defense Instructors as well as Trained Law Enforcement officers.
Registration requested by February 19. You may register online by visiting MONTCLAIRconnect - Montclair State's online community. You can also register via email or by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-655-4141.
It's sure to be a great evening so join us! Refreshments will be served. All visitors are directed to park in the Red Hawk Parking Deck for a nominal fee.