New York makes a case for defense

November 8, 2012 by  

Beginning today, November 8, Modern Warrior will be providing a two-day instructional course on expandable baton defense training directed at those who wish to become instructors in the combat style.

Modern Warrior is an organization that was formed by a retired New York City police officer named Phil Messina in 1981. It teaches self-defense courses for realistic settings. The style, Bo Fung Du, is based on a Kung Fu style called Wing Chun, but it has been adapted for self-defense against multiple assailants. The organization teaches a variety of classes ranging from single-evening seminars to more long-term classes. It also teaches specialized courses to certain groups.

The first class runs this morning from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. The follow-up class tomorrow runs from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. The early registration specials for this event have ended, but walk-ins can still take the course for $300.

The classes are being held in Lindenhurst, New York, and it is likely that Modern Warrior will want to see a good turnout so that it can have many potential instructors to train. As such, it may choose to turn to print companies to create flyers and other promotional items to alert those who are interested in Lindenhurst and other nearby areas of Long Island, such as Babylon, Massapequa, and Amityville.

Given the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the following nor’easter, those who are interested are advised to call ahead to make sure that the classes are still taking place.