“🌺When it comes to self defense, it is better to have the power and not need it… than to need it and not have it.”
🌺In tune with the theme, Empower..Support and Celebrate..-
On the occasion of Child and Adolescent Health Care Week (CAHCW) and as a part of Daughter’s Day Celebration, IAP Mumbai conducted a Self Defense Awareness Session for 50 underprivileged girls of a slum area of BKC. The event was organised in association with the NGO Red boys Foundation after the huge success of a similiar program organized last year for a different batch of beneficiaries.
🌺The event was conducted on 13th Nov, 2023 in the premises of the IAP Mumbai office. The session was conducted by Taekwondo experts, Esha Shah(1st Dan Blackbelt) and Nidhi Shah ( Red Belt) from the Phoenix Martial Arts Academy. The experts imparted various self defense skills and demonstrated how to protect oneself during various forms of danger. The participants were made to demonstrate all the manouvres shown to them.
🌺It was a very enriching session and participants gathered the much needed knowledge of self defense. The participants interacted with the experts who answered all their queries.
The session ended with a vote of thanks for the experts by IAP Mumbai and the NGO. Two participants also expressed their thoughts on how this session would help them and the need to percolate it to all Adolescent girls as a means of basic self defense.
The experts were felicitated with a certificate and a token of appreciation by IAP Mumbai.The participants were given a handbag as a small token from IAP Mumbai.
🌺The entire event was coordinated by Dr Nehal Shah and Dr Amruta Shirodkar on behalf of IAP Mumbai.
🌺 Team IAP Mumbai 🌺