The Wonder Women League of the United Way of Ellis County is offering a Women’s self-defense training for women and girls age 14 years and older 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 8 in the FHSU Mat Room in Cunningham Hall.

The following self-defense techniques will be presented: situational awareness, verbal de-escalation and grappling.

According to the Criminal Victimization Bulletin, the 2014 statistical analysis by the Bureau of Justice Studies, there were an estimated 5.4 million violent victimizations to those 12 years and older.

Cost is $10 per person and reservations are limited. To reserve your spot, go to, or contact the United Way at 785-628-8281.