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Self Defense Workshop in Frederick

  • Charm City Run Frederick 467 West Patrick Street Frederick, MD, 21701 United States (map)

As we head into the fall and winter months, safety is our top priority - whether you are out for a run or walking your neighborhood. We are once again offering a self defense clinic to our community. Led by Ron Zwolak, certified black belt instructor and former professional fighter, this 2 hour workshop at Charm City Run Frederick will leave you feeling empowered and give you the practical tools and techniques you to protect yourself.

Topics will include:

  • Awareness

  • Key Striking & Target Areas

  • Preparation

  • Escape & Avoidance Techniques

  • Anxiety Control

  • Diffusing Aggressive Situations

Weather permitting, we will hold the workshop outside so please dress comfortably for the weather. In the event of inclement weather, we will move the workshop to inside the store.


Register for the Workshop

This workshop is limited to 20 spots and we expect it to fill quickly so please register to reserve your spot. The cost of the workshop is $20.


About the Instructor

Ron Zwolak

Ron Zwolak grew up in the DC area but has lived and trained all over the United States. Ron began studying martial arts, boxing and kickboxing when he was 4 years old. He holds a 3rd degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do, a black belt in Arnis (Filipino stick fighting) and a black belt in Harmonic Combative Martial Arts. He fought as an amateur boxer and as a professional kickboxer. Ron is currently a personal trainer at Merritt Athletic Club. In 2014, he was voted in the Top Five "Trainers Of the Year" by the Baltimore Sun. Ron has been teaching Women's Self-Defense and Danger Avoidance Training for over ten years and currently teaches courses at various universities, high schools, offices buildings, apartment complexes and gyms all around Baltimore.