Teaching skills for life

The group cheer at the end of their training.

By Brendan Rees

Self-defence classes are empowering Casey’s vulnerable women and disabled children to feel confident.

Damien Chauremootoo and Emma Carr from Emma K Health have been training women, men, youth and disabled children through their EmPower Program for over a year at Casey Stadium.

Mr Chauremootoo said student numbers had grown and the program was helping shaping the lives of all of students.

“The disability program has nurtured individuals varying degrees of health and fitness needs with many students showing great improvements in mental and physical health, gait, core strength and team working skills,” he said.

Strongly supported by director Chris Pallot and programs coordinator Matthew DePoilly, Mr Chauremootoo said the EmPower program also supported community integration and team building.

“EmPower is perfectly placed and has a clear vision for growth and expansion into the future with intention to spread kindness, awareness, empowerment and health education to all Australians.

Wednesday sessions are free. Anyone is welcome to attend. To join call: 0413 074 976. 

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