K-PAL offers boxing, jiu jitsu classes

LIHUE — The Kauai Police Activities League is accepting registrations for boxing and jiu-jitsu classes, including a new all-girls boxing program.

The new all-girls boxing class is offered to youth from kindergarten to 12th grade, and includes self-defense, personal safety awareness and boxing techniques.

Classes are held at the K-PAL Lihue Youth Center and Boxing Gym on Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The juvenile boxing classes for youth from kindergarten to 12th grade are held at the K-PAL Lihue Youth Center and Boxing Gym on Monday through Wednesday, at various times between 5 and 7:45 p.m. Hanapepe classes are held at the Hanapepe Boxing Gym on Monday through Thursday, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Jiu-jitsu classes start on Sept. 8, and are offered to youth grades 8 through 12. Classes will be held at the K-PAL Kapaa Youth Center on Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m.

Registration is ongoing for all K-PAL classes and forms can be obtained online at www.kauai.gov/police or by emailing kpal@kauai.gov. A full schedule of classes with specific dates and times can be viewed at the above website link. The fee to register for classes is $25.

K-PAL is always looking for more volunteer coaches for its youth activity programs. Volunteer forms are available at the above link.

For more information on K-PAL programs, or if an ASL interpreter, materials in an alternate format or other auxiliary aid support are needed, contact Sgt. Lance Okasaki at 241-1647 or kpal@kauai.gov.


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