May 13, 2019

State Fair Community College’s The LearningForce is offering a free Women’s Self-Defense one-day training session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 29 in Thompson Conference Center in Heckart Science and Allied Health Center on the Sedalia campus.

Participants will learn how to replace fear with skills, knowledge and confidence. This training covers mental comprehension as well as functional physical applications. Topics include environmental awareness, predator target selection, common attacks, fight/survivor mind set, sexual assault counter attacks, weapons disarming, self-defense weapons, and fight/protection techniques.

Billy Matheny is the instructor. He holds a Black Belt in Shingitai, Jujitsu, Judo, Bushi Satori Ryu Jujitsu, and Ko Ryu Bujitsu, and more than 20 law enforcement/military instructor certifications.

Participants must be at least 15 years of age and should wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes. There is no cost, but advance registration is required. McCarthy Toyota of Sedalia and American Family Insurance, A. Wilt Agency are sponsoring the class.   

For more information and to register online, go to, call (660) 530-5822 or email  

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