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Financial classes help identify options when planning for retirement, long term care and end-of-life decisions

Pellissippi State Community College offers classes for life transitions this summer. Courses are taught by subject matter experts and offer practical financial tips, documents and case studies to help you with your long-term life planning. Course fees range from $29 to $79 to provide an affordable range of options for students. To learn more about each class or to register, call 865.539.7167. 

July 18-22 (Monday - Friday)

  • Self-Defense for Kids (Ages 8-12) Using role-play, you will learn how to self-protect in common scenarios, and learn basic self-defense techniques that are easy and fun to learn. Self-protection strategies will include bully prevention, predator awareness, lures, basic self-defense skills and anti-abduction escape techniques. $59. Hardin Valley Campus.
  • Self-Defense for Tween Girls (Ages 9-14) Learn bully prevention strategies, stranger defense skills, predator awareness, and anti-abduction escape techniques. You will have fun learning basic self-protection skills through the use of thoughtful discussion and role play. $59. Hardin Valley Campus. 
  • Self-Defense for Teen Girls (Ages 15-17) Learn bully prevention strategies, stranger defense skills, predator awareness, and anti-abduction escape techniques. You will have fun learning basic self-protection skills through thoughtful discussion and role-play. Safe dating strategies and assault prevention will also be discussed in an age appropriate way. $79. Hardin Valley Campus.

June 4 (Saturday) - Women's Basic Self-Defense (Ages 13+) Learn basic self-defense techniques geared specifically for women using the Girls on Guard program, a women’s self-defense concept designed by the Women’s Self Defense Institute. Girls on Guard teaches effective responses in common scenarios that women are faced with by using instinctual self-defense techniques that are simple to learn and perform because they use gross body movements rather than fine motor movements that tend to be complicated to learn and perform correctly. Defense against attacks in parking lots, parking garages and other areas where it is imperative that you not be taken to a secondary location are just a few of the scenarios addressed. Information on topics like predator recognition and common lures is also an important part of the course. $40. Hardin Valley Campus.

July 16 (Saturday) - Women's Self-Defense Reduce the Odds: Sexual Assault Prevention (Ages 16 +) Learn how to protect yourself against attacks that can be perpetrated by acquaintances, which constitute 75% of all violence against women. Learn about drug-assisted assault, social networking/Internet safety, stalking, and dating/domestic violence prevention since the best case scenario for women is to not have to defend in the first place. You will learn some of the best sexual assault prevention techniques being taught today based on the Girls on Guard system. Because of the mature nature of the topics covered, participants should be 16 years and older. Students somewhat younger may be able to attend if a female parent/guardian attends with them. $40. Hardin Valley Campus.

July 30 (Saturday) - Women's Basic Self-Defense (Ages 13+) Learn basic self-defense techniques geared specifically for women using the Girls on Guard program, a women’s self-defense concept designed by the Women’s Self Defense Institute. Girls on Guard teaches effective responses in common scenarios that women are faced with by using instinctual self-defense techniques that are simple to learn and perform because they use gross body movements rather than fine motor movements that tend to be complicated to learn and perform correctly. Defense against attacks in parking lots, parking garages and other areas where it is imperative that you not be taken to a secondary location are just a few of the scenarios addressed. Information on topics like predator recognition and common lures is also an important part of the course. $40. Hardin Valley Campus.