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Child Abduction Prevention Course | Wyndham Garden Jacksonville

C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense Child Abduction Prevention Course (Ages 6- 12)

Our program comes from many years of study and training — along with a dose or two of common sense — to create the ultimate in child safety & self-defense.

In just a few hours, your child will learn:

Who can be a threat

How to respond to a threat

What not to do and why

Physical techniques against an adult attacker

How to verbalize in a threatening situation

Abduction prevention techniques

Vehicle abduction prevention


911 scenario drills

An exciting and empowering way for children to learn life-saving skills!

***Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign a standard liability waiver***

Call 904-608-1776 with any questions or concerns.


When Life Hands You Lemons: Prime of Your Life Women’s Health Series

Gladys Velarde, MD, medical director of the UF Health Women’s Cardiovascular Program, invites you to join UF Health medical experts for the Prime of Your Life educational event, “When Life Hands You Lemons,” on Monday, January 7, to learn about mental health. Phyliss Taylor, MD, medical director of outpatient services for UF Health Psychiatry – Jacksonville, will discuss advice and tools for navigating life’s challenges personally and as caregivers.

A light meal will be provided.
Seating for the event is limited.
RSVP at UFHealthJax.org/POYL or by calling 244.2060.


Morning Routine Madness: Fostering Independence in Your Child

Helping our children develop independence as the school year starts sounds beautiful. I can see the flawless Instagram-worthy image in my head. All the children packing their own lunches, double-checking homework, perfectly combing their own hair, matching their outfits and neatly filing into the car. Here is the problem. That image is a lie. It’s […]