Self-defence: cops show how to turn tables on muggers

2010-12-07 00:00

RESIDENTS of Port Shepstone gathered at the Civic Centre on Saturday to witness an informative self-defence demonstration.

The demonstration saw men and women actively enthusiastically taking part in the techniques that were shown to them by Warrant Officer Ettienne Grantham and his colleague, Dave Middleton.

Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid, communications officer for the SA Police Force in Port Shepstone, said the demonstration had been important for the participants.

“It helped them a lot because they learnt some valuable techniques that they can use if called upon to defend themselves in an attack,” she said.

“The guys who ran the demonstration were very professional and everybody seemed to enjoy themselves and gain something.”

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