KANSAS CITY -- Royals Charities, 99.7 The Point and the Ali Kemp Educational Foundation will host a T.A.K.E. Defense self-defense class for women 12 and older at 10 a.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Kauffman Stadium.
The class will provide safety awareness tips and train participants in self-defense techniques. Royals Charities hosted the first sessions in 2008, and more than 1,400 women participated in last year's classes.
The T.A.K.E. Defense program honors the legacy of Ali Kemp, a teenager murdered in 2002 in Johnson County, Kan. It aims to raise awareness and give women the skills needed to defend themselves against violent crimes.