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Fitness Sensation Linda Vu Offers Women's Self Defense Workshop July 27th

Published on Mon, Jun 30, 2014 (9:26 a.m.)

Just back from working with the women in the military, Certified Self Defense Instructor & Fitness Trainer Linda Vu presents a Women's Self Defense Seminar July 27th in Las Vegas, NV

Learn how to protect yourself before it's too late. This two hour interactive workshop will teach you a variety of practical techniques from different martial arts and police training to empower you to protect yourself from several different types of assaults.

When a crime is committed against you, what exactly do you think will protect you? Nobody can protect you better than yourself. Women are targeted more when it comes to crimes because they are considered the easiest and weakest to overpower. "I want you to seriously think about this especially if you're a female. If you were being attacked, how would you defend yourself?" asked Ms. Vu. "Even if you call the police, it could take them 10 minutes or longer to respond. Which in most cases will be too late."

Linda and her team just returned from working with the women in the military for the Department of Defense’s Armed Forces Entertainment teaching them the skills to protect and defend themselves and these are the exact same techniques she'll be teaching in her workshops.

Vu is a Certified Fitness Trainer, Fitness Consultant and international Fitness Model. She just released the Power Abs workout DVD along with her motivational workout CD Energy Hour. She is currently working on her upcoming fitness book. Get The Body You Want.

She is trained and certified in Wing Chun Kung Fu, best known as the late Bruce Lee's martial arts foundation. Linda is also trained in Close Quarters Combat (CQC), which focuses on self-preservation through critical strikes and explosive movements designed to incapacitate multiple assailants in a matter of seconds.

Pro MMA fighter and personal trainer Shawn Fitzsimmons will assist Linda.

Linda's training studio is based in Las Vegas, NV, specializing in Women's Fitness, Women's Self Defense and Empowerment Seminars. Working with experts in the fitness, self-defense and motivational industries, the Linda Vu (LV) Fitness Academy Vu is committed to empowering women to protect themselves with practical techniques that can be applied from the parking lot to the battlefield

Linda and her team travel worldwide setting up interactive workshops teaching the women to protect themselves from different types of physical assaults including Close Quarters Combat and Weapons Disarmament. During the seminars, Linda and her instructors teach the women to use reality-based techniques that will inspire, motivate and empower those in attendance. Each seminar runs approximately 2 hours.

This interactive workshop includes but not limited to:
* Recognize, Avoid & Defend Yourself
* Basic Principles of Self Defense & Taking Control
* Fast, simple and effective steps to take down & disarm an assailant in seconds
* Defend from an Attack From Behind
* Techniques & Strategies to Defend Against Knife and Gun Attacks
* Physical Drills & Scenarios
* Ground Defensive Technique
* Identifying Soft Targets

Cost of the seminar is $25. Participants are asked to wear comfortable shoes and clothes and bring water and a towel.

Linda Vu Fitness Academy is located at 3160 S. Valley View Blvd., Ste. 207, Las Vegas, NV, 89102

Linda recently travelled the world for the Department of Defense (DOD) and Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE), visiting and training with the troops stationed overseas including Saudi Arabia, Djibouti Africa, Bahrain, Qatar, United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and more.

Linda's seminar has been a great addition to the SAPRO training the military provides. The Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) serves as the single point of authority for program accountability and oversight, in order to enable military readiness and reduce -- with a goal to eliminate -- sexual assault from the military.

The LV Fitness Academy offers seminars locally as well as internationally. Linda's goal is to empower women around the world through her fitness and self-defense training.

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