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“Fight Like a Girl” Assembly Educates Sophomores on Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Self defense instructor Meg Hinkley (pictured right) demonstrates how to kick the shin of the attacker (AJ Tucker, pictured left) in order to escape the double hand hold.  Stance firm and arm...

Teachers Get Schooled in Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Director of Accounts Payable Lana York and Upper School science teacher Kirsten Lindsay- Hudak mirror instructor Meg Hinkley to learn new self defense techniques. Photo by Karen Lin. With clenched fists and eyes...

Self-Defense Tips and Tricks

– Amanda Kim – Managing Editor

Eyes, Knees and Throat

On Sept. 2, images of former Stanford University student and convicted sex offender Brock Turn- er appeared everywhere from news sites to social media outlets as the Santa Clara County Jail released him to...

Hockahand to Hand Combat

In Upper School, we take subjects that prepare us for our academic lives in college: math, science, English and history. But one of the most important courses we take at Hockaday, one that can...