Meet Lina Khalifeh: Founder Of SheFighter, First Women’s Self Defense Studio In Middle East

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“I teach a mix between Taekwondo, boxing, and pure self defense techniques. We also empower women through seminars and workshops like domestic vilence, sexual harrassment, assault and women’s empowerment.” – Lina Khalifeh

In 2010, after one of her friends was abused by her father and brothers, Lina, who has a background in self-defense, founded SheFighter, the first self-defense studio of its kind in the Middle East. In her Jordan-based studio, Lina teaches women to defend themselves while empowering them to have a voice in society. To date, more than 12,000 women have trained at SheFighter.