Self-defense is of paramount importance for undergraduate girl students for several compelling reasons. First and foremost, it provides a practical set of skills that can protect them from physical harm in potentially dangerous situations. Campus safety is a concern, and self-defense techniques can be a critical tool in deterring or escaping from threats, fostering a sense of personal security.
Moreover, self-defense training enhances self-confidence and self-esteem. It empowers young women to stand up for themselves and assert their boundaries, which is especially crucial during their formative years when they're building independence and self-identity.
In addition, self-defense promotes mental resilience and situational awareness. It equips students with the ability to assess risks and make quick, informed decisions, not only in physical altercations but also in everyday life. This heightened awareness can help them avoid potentially dangerous situations and make safer choices.
Furthermore, self-defense education can serve as a deterrent to potential assailants, as confident and prepared individuals are less likely to be targeted. In this way, it contributes to overall campus safety.
Ultimately, self-defense equips undergraduate girl students with invaluable life skills that extend beyond their college years. It fosters independence, self-reliance, and personal growth, allowing them to focus on their education and future with a sense of empowerment and well-being.
REPORT ON SELF DEFENCE WORKSHOP 2022-2023
Title of the activity: 10-day workshop on Self Defence
Trainer: Mr. Bimal Pal, Bengal Kyokushin Karate Organization
The objectives of the activity:
Type of Activity: Karate Workshop
Organizing Department: Women’s Cell
Place of activity: Playground, Old Building, Serampore Girls’ College Campus
Date and time of the activity : May 2023 to 20th May 2023 ( Time: 8 am to 10 am)
Number of attendees: 64
Flyer of Workshop on Self Defence
Training the Students
Distribution of Certificates
Title of the activity: 10 day workshop on Self Defence
Objective of the activity:
Course in KARATE TRAINING
Korean karate (TANG SOO DO) training classes have been started from the year 2016. This self-defence training aims at developing the self-confidence and physical fitness of the students. Interested students may enrol in this training free of cost. However, regular attendance and strict discipline are to be adhered to. While the training is strenuous, its benefits have made it very popular among students.
The Karate Training program is a special initiative of the Women’s Cell of Serampore Girls’ College.
Curriculum, Examination and Certification
The curriculum is as prescribed by TANG SOO DO SPORTS ASSOCIATION OF WEST BENGAL which is affiliated to ITF TANG SOO DO SPORTS FEDERATION OF INDIA. Based on the performance in the examination held, the students’ are awarded appropriate certificates ((Green Belt, Orange Belt, Brown Belt etc. )
This is a certificate course organised by the Women’s Cell of Serampore Girls’ College. The certificate is issued by TANG SOO DO SPORTS ASSOCIATION OF WEST BENGAL which is affiliated to ITF TANG SOO DO SPORTS FEDERATION OF INDIA. The faculty for the training is drawn from the reputed trainers in this field. The students are awarded Belt Grades (Green Belt, Orange Belt, Brown Belt etc.) based on their performance in the Belt Grading Examination.
The student strength during academic session 2019-20 is 37.
Outcome of the Programme
The benefits envisage for the students through the KARATE Training program are as follows :