Senior Self Defense Program
Mike Callaghan owner of Right at Home of Kenosha Racine Counties sponsors and is one of the instructors in a Senior Self-Defense program offered to area seniors. Mike and his co-instructor Master Eric Deveau of Equa Do Martial Arts Academy have been presenting this program for several years. The program has been given at many of the independent senior communities, the Kenosha Senior Center, Lake County Senior Advocates, and the Kenosha Silver Sneakers. It is an educational program designed to create elevated awareness at home, in the community, and online.
Topics We Discuss Include:
- Situational Awareness
- Simple Self-defense Techniques
- Day to Day Items That Can Help with Defense
Awareness and How to Avoid Scams
Mike and Eric also discuss scams, scams at home, on the phone, email, and social media.
Common Scams Include:
- Grandson is in jail and needs your help
- You missed jury duty
- IRS scam
- Social Media scams
- "I'm from Microsoft"
Eric and Mike present in an interactive manner, giving examples, asking questions, and demonstrating techniques. There are generally a lot of question and answer throughout the presentation.
If you would like to attend our next presentation, contact us for information.
Senior Self Defense Program Instructors
Master Deveau has been a lifelong practitioner of Martial Arts. He began his career as an MP for the United States Army. He then transitioned into civilian life by becoming a Waukegan. IL police officer for almost 30 years. Master Deveau has run Equa Do Martial Arts School for over 25 years. Master Deveau is an 8th Dan in Tae Kwon Do and a 7th Dan in Combat Hapkido. Master Deveau is also a certified instructor in International Police Defensive Tactics.
Mike Callaghan, owner of Right at Home of Kenosha-Racine Counties has been involved with senior issues for over 15 years and has been Master Deveau’s student for over 8 years. Mike is a 1st Dan in Combat Hapkido.