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Columbus Children’s Hospital Offers Kenpo Personal Defense Program

COLUMBUS, OH - 6/12/2007

Columbus Children’s Hospital is offering a self-defense program “Kenpo Personal Defense” for children age 12-years or older. This interactive program teaches the basics of personal protection. Some of the program topics include the basics of self-defense grabs, vacation and travel personal protection, ATM streetwise and personal protection items. Parents are encouraged and welcomed to attend with their child.

Instructor Greg Daniels is a security officer at Children’s Hospital. Daniels is State certified as a defensive tactics instructor, a SIFU Blackbelt-certified Chinese Kenpo instructor and a self-defense instructor for women.

The following program dates remain:
Saturday, June 23 – Dublin
Thursday, July 12 – Dublin
Saturday, August 4 – main campus
Thursday, October 18 – Dublin
Saturday, December 7 – main campus

Saturday workshops are 9 a.m. – noon, and Thursday workshops are 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Children’s Hospital main campus is located at 700 Children’s Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43205, and the Children’s Hospital Dublin Close To HomeSM Health Care Center medical office building is located at 5675 Venture Dr., Dublin, Ohio 43017.

Cost is $20 per person or $25 for two people who sign up together. Fees include educational materials, instruction and certificates of completion. Early registration is recommended as class size is limited. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

For program information and registration, call Children’s Hospital Education at (614) 722-4949 or visit

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