Gahlot Institute of Pharmacy successfully conducted ‘Self defense training programme ’ for its students on 3rd March 2017 . The training programme was conducted in collaboration with Sports Authority of India recognized ‘Star One Taekwondo Academy’ from Thane. Taekwondo is the Korean art of Self – Defense and Physical Fitness. It is considered the most modern of existing self – defense arts. It is an exact system of symmetrical exercises designed for unarmed self defense and counter- attack.
The president of the academy Mr. Deepak Malusare, personally guided the students on various Martial Arts and techniques for self defense. It was followed by demonstration of the techniques by his team which involve four taekwondo and sports teachers as well as students from taekwondo academy. In later half of the session, students were told to perform the techniques under the supervision of taekwondo teachers. This programme helped the B. Pharm students in learning various simple self defense techniques which they can use effectively for their protection. Acquiring knowledge of these techniques also helped to boost the self confidence of students.