Women’s Self-Defence Course

 NationalBreastCancerFoundation

myBJJ Team raising funds for breast cancer research

 

myBJJ Team is authorised to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) through the Women’s Self-Defence Essentials Course on Feb 7th.

NBCF is Australia’s leading community-supported organisation dedicated to funding high quality research into the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer.

When NBCF was founded in 1994, 30% of women diagnosed with breast cancer lost their battle with the disease. In 20 years, this figure has halved.

This achievement is primarily due to research – the most effective way to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer – and the support of community fundraisers like myBJJ’s upcoming course.

Ms Carole Renouf, NBCF CEO, encouraged the Inner West community to support women in their community by joining with myBJJ Team on February 7.

“Every dollar raised helps take NBCF one step closer to our goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. We’ve made significant progress since 1994 but, the work is far from over. We’re now striving to accelerate the delivery of research results to reach zero deaths by 2030 and reduce the suffering caused by breast cancer, and we can only achieve this with the help of fundraisers like myBJJ’s Course,” said Ms Renouf.

Course objectives

The self-defence course will focus on self-defence concepts and teach life-saving self-defence techniques. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques will be taught with special focus on situations in which women would need to defend themselves on the ground against larger opponents. You will also be able to put your knowledge in to practice through live training sessions in a safe environment with experienced instructors.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT: Self-Defence Essentials Course for Women

WHEN: Saturday February 7TH, 2015, 2:30pm to 4:30pm

WHERE: myBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu HQ, 26 Cook Rd Marrickville, NSW

COST: $15pp (100% of proceeds directly support the NBCF)

CONTACT: info@mybjj.com.au   –   0406 456 766

DONATIONS: additional donations welcome

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For further information about NBCF please visit www.nbcf.org.au. To arrange an interview with an NBCF spokesperson please contact Lauren Sharkey, lauren.sharkey@nbcf.org.au | 02 8098 4862.

About the National Breast Cancer Foundation:
The National Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer. Since NBCF was established in 1994, over $105 million has been awarded to more than over 370 Australian-based research projects to improve the health and wellbeing of those affected by breast cancer. For more information, visit www.nbcf.org.au