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BCALS Self-Defense Workshop

On 17-Jan-2018, Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele and his daughter Livia (both Shodan black belts in karate) ran a self-defense workshop for BCALS at Birkbeck, University of London.

Attendance included a mix of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students, including Academic Staff from the Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication.

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The event was fun and informative with participants learning to deflect punches, kicks and grabs, and to strike back whilst yelling loudly.