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John Scuoppo

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Free Seminar In

Self-Defense

Country Club resident Richard Schnell reports that he will be offering a free seminar in self defense at the Traditional Taekwon-Do Center at 3028 E. Tremont Avenue on Sunday, October 16 between 3 and 5 p.m.

The self defense class will cater to the students’ needs and offer combat exercises and boxing techniques that should help add to the students’ stamina and coordination.

I just had enough with people being victimized. That is why I designed these programs to go right to the students needs and to be time efficient, said Schnell.

Schnell reports that he is a martial arts and self-defense expert with 25 years of experience and has created specially designed programs.

Lecture programs are also available.

His formula:

Knowledge is power and it will make one less likely a crime victim.

For further information regarding the October 16 class, call Sensi at (917) 549-6728.

Notable Passing

John Scuoppo, a life-long resident of Throggs Neck, passed away on Sunday, October 2.

John is survived by his wife of 63 years, Theresa, as well as three daughters, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.

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