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Camp Atterbury soldiers are teaching dozens of Johnson County girls self-defense skills to protect themselves if anyone ever tries to harm them.

The training is part of a Girls, Inc., program called Project Bold.

Captain Olivia Cobiskey with the 205th Infantry Brigade wanted to get involved with the program after she read that a Centers for Disease Control Study ranked Indiana the second most sexually violent state for young girls.

At a training class in Franklin, Thursday, the 10 to 13-year-old girls learned basic combative techniques like the post, frame and hook. They also learned take down techniques.

Read more at Fox59

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