GREENSBORO, NC -- Kick start your children's Spring Break by helping them burn off some steam while learning life-saving skills.

Master Ellen Hendrix with Essential Martial Arts joins the Good Morning Show Tuesday to demonstrate four self-defense skills she recommends for all kids six and up: 

  • Awareness of surroundings
  • Establishing space between us and potential "troubled" person
  • Using your best weapon: your voice
  • Stun and run: quick strikes for a quick getaway


For Good Morning Show viewers, Hendrix is offering free self-defense classes for children age six and older on both Tuesday and Wednesday this week. 

To sign up:

  • Watch the Good Morning Show Tuesday
  • Call Essential Martial Arts (Greensboro location): 336-282-3000
  • Tues., April 11: 4:15-5 p.m. (session 1) & 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (session 3)
  • Wed., April 12: 4:45-5:30 p.m. (session 3)
  • 2959 Battleground Ave., Greensboro, 27408
  • 20 children per class (ages 6+)


Interested in adult self-defense classes or child and adult martial arts? Visit the Essential Martial Arts website.