Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate to host free self-defense class on Courthouse Square in Scranton


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From left, Sam Fell, Meredith Esselman, Debra Yanakis, Jodi Cerminaro, Master Rick Harsche, Arielle Sekula, Beth Wulff, Elise Smith, Carmine Gatto and John Potratz.


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From left, Tim Murphy, Carmine Gatto, Master Rick Harsche, Jodi Cerminaro and Elise Smith at Scranton Iron Furnaces.


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SCRANTON — Master Rick Harsche, owner/instructor of Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate, will host a free community self-defense class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 on Courthouse Square. Registration opens at 6:30 p.m. The program will be held weather permitting.

The session is open to men and women of all ages, and no prior training in martial arts or self-defense is required.

Prior to the community program, Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate students will participate in a martial arts class on the Square at 5:30 p.m. The community is welcome to observe this special outdoor class.

With locations in Hawley, Honesdale and the newly-opened studio in Scranton, Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate is a certified member of the World Tang Soo Do Association (WTSDA). Under the direction of Harsche and his team of professionals, students may advance to the level of black belt or master.

Harsche is the head instructor at Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate. He is a World Tang Soo Do Association (WTSDA) internationally certified 5th Degree Master Instructor and a certified international tournament judge. He has been in training for nearly 30 years.

For more information, contact Jodi Cerminaro, instructor, Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate at 570-840-8401 or jodicerminaro@yahoo.com.

From left, Sam Fell, Meredith Esselman, Debra Yanakis, Jodi Cerminaro, Master Rick Harsche, Arielle Sekula, Beth Wulff, Elise Smith, Carmine Gatto and John Potratz.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Self-Defense-1.jpgFrom left, Sam Fell, Meredith Esselman, Debra Yanakis, Jodi Cerminaro, Master Rick Harsche, Arielle Sekula, Beth Wulff, Elise Smith, Carmine Gatto and John Potratz. Submitted photos

From left, Tim Murphy, Carmine Gatto, Master Rick Harsche, Jodi Cerminaro and Elise Smith at Scranton Iron Furnaces.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Self-Defense-2.jpgFrom left, Tim Murphy, Carmine Gatto, Master Rick Harsche, Jodi Cerminaro and Elise Smith at Scranton Iron Furnaces. Submitted photos

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Information provided by Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate.

Information provided by Elite Martial Arts/Royals Karate.

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