Self-Defense Tips and Tactics for the Finance Professional

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Early Bird pricing (before May 1st):           Members: $30            Non-Members: $35
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About the event


The Career Management Committee presents a workshop that ALL finance professionals can benefit from. Do you work late and walk alone at night? Travel alone? In this workshop a professional self-defense instructor will teach tactics and techniques that can help you for situations when you may feel in danger. From random wrist grabs, to an unwanted hold or knife assault at the bank machine….this KravMaga self defense workshop is geared to the executive life. No experience necessary, only a willingness to participate and get real hands on experience with techniques that work. For more KravMaga and the IKMF Federation see these links: and

Bring your running shoes and comfortable clothing, however these techniques will work no matter what your attire.

REGISTER EARLY!  Space is limited to allow for meaningful results.

Level:  General

Committee:  Career Management

Topics Include

  • Prevention Techniques
  • Escaping Holds/Grabs
  • Surviving a Knife Threat

Speaker Bio

Christopher Gagne
Lead Instructor
International Krav Maga Federation(IKMF), Toronto

Christopher Gagné has been studying Krav Maga for more than 8 years, receiving instruction from the world's foremost experts from the International Krav Maga Federation(IKMF) including Avi Moyal, Haim Sasson and Amnon Darsa. Christopher is certified to teach Civilian and Law Enforcement Krav Maga. 

Christopher's martial arts background includes Karate, Kuk Sool Wan, and boxing. Teaching is a passion for Christopher who has also taught history, writing groups, and various employment workshops. His self defense classes are interactive and focus on providing you with the skills to survive real life violent assaults.

Who Should Attend
This event is available for all people. 

When & Where
May 15
15th May 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Toronto, Ontario
2017-05-15 12:00 PM 2017-05-15 01:00 PM America/New_York Self-Defense Tips and Tactics for the Finance Professional 120 Adelaide Street W., Suite 2205A Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1T1

CFA Society Toronto

CFA Society Toronto - Training Room 120 Adelaide Street West, Suite 2205A Toronto, ON M5H 1T1