Learn basic, easy-to-remember self-defense skills for adults. Jeff Chrisetnsen, owner and chief instructor at Karate America Verona, will teach simple, non-strenuous defense techniques for beginners, and how to plan for when and where to use them. Christensen is a 7th Degree black belt in America Style Karate and has been training in the martial arts for 35 years. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required and class size is limited to 30 participants. This event is free and open to the public. To register, or for more information, visit www.veronapubliclibrary.org, or call 608-845-7180. The Verona Public Library is located at 500 Silent Street.