I’m Looking for an Uke!
I need an uke/assistant instructor/”mugger” to assist me in a self-defense class for the 7th Graders at Immanuel Lutheran School, in St. Charles.
Class dates are February 20th, 24th, and 27th , from 9-11 am.
Individual should be able to take some judo falls, not be afraid of getting joint-locked, and be able to work with and help 12- and 13-year olds.
Sense of humor required!
I’ve been teaching this class for Immanuel Lutheran for about 16 years. For most of those years, Sean Kiely (grandson of our much-missed Sensei Kiely) and/or my oldest son have helped me. However, both are now gainfully employed, and not free for these classes.
It is not necessary to attend all three; if you can only help at one…that’s appreciated, too! (The final class on the 27th is the one when you and
I will be taking falls from all the kids in the final exercise! And if I don’t find an uke, I’ll be taking *ALL* the falls!)
Pay will be much gratitude, lots of smiles from the kids, and a bottle of water! If you wish, afterwards I will write a letter of appreciation to your Sensei.
If interested and available, contact me at cfcoffin “at” mindspring -dot- com or at 3one4 9seven3 0six5six.
6th Dan, Jujitsu
4th Dan, Judo
Member, Rakkasans Martial Arts Hall of Fame