On behalf of JCT polytechnic college, women empowerment cell conducted an awareness program for girl students on self-defense through Karate on 9th Jan 2020. The program started from prayer song with Principal, Vice Principal and the chief guest Hanshi Dr. S. Rethinam and Sensei Mr. Alex David. Pushpalatha.V, student of petrochemical engineering welcomed the chief guest for this wonderful occasion and our respected Principal Dr. R. Manoharan gave the presidential address, which was followed by lighting the Kuthuvilakku.

In the Chief guest address, Hanshi. Dr. S. Rethinam discussed about the importance of self-defense activities and the essential of yoga for the women gender. The salient features of his speech are:

Pranayamam : How to control and use the breathing system in effective manner

Relationship between Karate and Yoga

Muthras in Yoga

Importance of exercise for girls’ students

Mental strength

In the demo part, Sensei Mr. Alex David taught the types of punches, methods of tiles and fire breaking and enacted with his students to protect themselves during the time of attack. End of the program, Principal felicitated the Chief guest with memento and bouquet and women empowerment cell coordinator gave vote of thanks. The session ended with national anthem