Stretching & Self Defense Class

Stretching & Self-Defense for Older Adults

This is an 8-week course that will involve practice in stretching, breathing exercises, stances and self-defense moves. It is free of charge and is designed for Locust Grove-area residents of age 50 and up. Younger people can attend, but the program is designed for the abilities of older people.

When:            Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m., June 6-July 27

Where:           Grand Theater Courtyard, downtown stoplight, Locust Grove OK

                        Class may also meet on occasion at Pipe Springs Park or the VFW Hall.

Why:              This course is designed to improve flexibility, strength and balance.

Who:              The course is led by Paul Flaherty, who has many years of experience and teaching practice in various martial arts disciplines.

A signed registration form is required for your participation in the class. Bring this form to the first class or forms will be available for you to sign there.


This class is sponsored by the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry (ROMP) and will involve an out-of-class writing component with a class demonstration and presentation of that writing at the end of the course.