F105 | Practical Self Defense | Laycolaion Freeman


Fridays -
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Four Sessions -
8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23
In-person at Zion Lutheran Church, Pittsfield
Limit: 12

This course will teach active older adults of all abilities basic self-defense, situational awareness and personal safety tips in a safe and supportive environment. The techniques and exercises are adjusted accordingly to ensure safety and effectiveness.  

What sets Laycolaion apart is his incorporation of the healing arts such as QiGong and his ability to adapt his teaching style to cater to active older adults. This is a testament to his versatility as an instructor and his dedication to making practical self-defense methods accessible to individuals of all ages and fitness levels. By simplifying and tailoring his teaching methods, Laycolaion ensures that martial arts can be learned and practiced by a wide range of people, promoting physical fitness and self-defense skills for everyone.  

Laycolaion’s extensive experience and holistic approach to martial arts instruction make him a valuable resource for those looking to not only learn self-defense but also improve their overall well-being through martial arts and related practices.

Laycolaion Freeman is a resident of Pittsfield. His background and experience in martial arts and boxing span over 40 years and make him a highly accomplished and knowledgeable instructor. His achievements, such as competing in the Junior Olympics at a young age and winning the Massachusetts Golden Gloves at 15, as a member of the renowned West End Gym in Lowell, MA. demonstrate his exceptional skills and dedication to the sport. Earning a second-degree black belt in Kempo further showcases his commitment to martial arts.



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