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July 5, 2012

SPORTS BRIEFS

Free self-protection seminar offered

DERRY — Professional Martial Arts Academy is holding a free self-protection seminar for women Thursday, July 26, from 8 to 8:45 p.m. at 15 E. Broadway.

The seminar will give women the knowledge of basic street protection. Participants will leave ready and able to use the concepts taught.

Topics will include situational awareness, street-wise precautions, the human's physical weak spot, and learning how to escape an attacker.

Space is limited. Call 434-7995 to register now.

Wildcat football camp starts soon

DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire football program's Wildcat Football Camp will run Sunday, July 15, through Thursday, July 19, at the UNH football facilities.

The UNH coaching staff, select area high school coaches and other New England college coaches will provide skills instruction for campers in grades 6 through 12.

The Wildcat Football Camp is a full-contact camp offering specialized and technical instruction to athletes of every group, regardless of skill or position.

Time will be spent teaching each athlete both offensive and defensive skills, as well as flexibility and weight training.

Each camper will receive personal attention from the best college and high school coaches in the area. Each athlete will receive a free camp T-shirt.

Grades 6-9 will practice separately from grades 10-12. There will be one hour devoted to offense and one hour devoted to defense each day, with kicking instruction taking place from 5:15 to 6 p.m. daily. Camp will close with a full-contact scrimmage on Thursday, July 19, at approximately 6:30 p.m. There will be a certified athletic trainer in attendance before, during and after all practice sessions.

Camp tuition is $180, including a $30 nonrefundable administrative fee. Campers must supply their own approved helmet, shoulder pads, pants, football shoes and mouth guard. For more information, contact Bobby Callahan at 862-1852 or bobby.callahan@unh.edu.

Visit the UNH football page at unhwildcats.com and click on "Summer Camps" to register online.

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