Master Downey conducts self-defense seminar

September 2, 2009

On August 24th and August 31st, Master Downey and Mrs. Downey instructed one-day self defense workshops for 29 staff members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Department.  The participants learned about the philosophy of self-defense, avoidance stratagies, de-escalation and diffusion of aggression and practical self-defense techniques.  Master Downey was selected by the organisation due to his extensive martial arts background and his profession as a Psychologist.