Serampore Girls' College

13, T.C. Goswami Street, Serampore, Hooghly - 712201, West Bengal, India

Established in 1981, Affiliated to the University of Calcutta

AISHE Code - C11984


Self Defense Training

Importance of Self Defense for Girl Students

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.



Title of the activity: 10-day workshop on Self Defence

Trainer: Mr. Bimal Pal, Bengal Kyokushin Karate Organization

The objectives of the activity:

  • Self Defence for Women
  • Physical fitness and mental health improvement.

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


  • Students learned the basics of self-defence and Kyokushin Karate
  • Gained self-confidence and mental peace.
  • Developed interest in such self-defence programs.


Flyer of Workshop on Self Defence



Training the Students


Body Breaking



Fighting Skills

Distribution of Certificates





Title of the activity: 10 day workshop on Self Defence

Objective of the activity:

  • Self Defence for Women
  • Physical fitness and mental health improvement.


  • Outcome:
  • Students learned basics of  self defence and Kyokushin Karate
  • Gained self confidence and mental peace.
  • Developed interest in such self defence programs.


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. )


About Course

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.


Students' STrength

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 :

  • Improve physical and mental health
  • Build self-esteem and strengthen self-confidence
  • Improve your academic performance by raising your level of energy, focus and concentration
  • Learn and master self-defense techniques


Students' Achievements

  1. Belt Grades Achieved :
    • From October 2016 upto December 2019, students have achieved the following Belt Grades :
    • Brown Belt : 4 students
    • Yellow Belt : 12 students
    • Orange Belt : 24 students
    • Green Belt : 37 students


  1. Participation in Competitions:
    • Students have been participating in various District, State and National level TANG SOO DO KARATE competitions. Following are the achievements by the students.

      2017 - 2nd Hooghly District TANG SOO DO KARATE Championship :
    • Gold Medal : 2 Students
    • Silver Medal : 2 Students
    • Bronze Medal : 1 Student

    • 2018 - 6th National TANG SOO DO KARATE Championship :
    • Gold Medal : 1 Students

    • 2019 - 3rd TANG SOO DO KARATE State championship :
    • Gold Medal : 1 Students
    • Silver Medal : 3 Students
    • Bronze Medal : 6 Student

    • 2020 - Hooghly District Kick Boxing Championship:
    • Gold Medal : 1 Students
    • Silver Medal : 1 Students

  2. In Hooghly District Kick Boxing championship Serampore Girls’ College was adjudged the Best College In Martial Arts in the district.