AN all new women’s self-defence course is starting next Saturday.

Leigh and Westhoughton Ju Jitsu Clubs is hosting a five-week course in self-defence, specially designed for women, taught by women.

The course aims to boost confidence and teach defence techniques, covering the most common and dangerous attacks for women.

No prior knowledge is needed to sign up for the class. The course will be held at St George’s Primary School in Westhoughton on Saturdays from 9.30am to 11am. The course costs £35 for all five sessions.

For more information and to reserve your place go to, or message Leigh and Westhoughton Ju Jitsu Clubs on Facebook.