Let Paul get you fit for the new year - win €500 worth of fitness classes

WANT to win €500 worth of fitness classes? Well courtesy of The Dundalk Democrat, you can.

WANT to win €500 worth of fitness classes? Well courtesy of The Dundalk Democrat, you can.

The Dundalk Democrat has teamed up with Krav Maga instructor and personal trainer Paul McGee in order to give one lucky reader a major boost in 2011.

January is normally the time of year when people set goals and New Year's Resolutions, most of which are to lose weight. Sometimes those goals remain unfulfilled, but with Paul's intense course, he guarantees that you will see results by the end.

Not only this, but you will learn one of the most effective forms of self defence - Commando Krav Maga - allowing you to feel confident about yourself.

So what does this awesome prize include?

Five weeks of Body Conditioning classes - Two nights a week.

Six weeks of intense Krav Maga ire Bootcamp classes - Three nights a week

Six weeks of Commando Krav Maga self defence classes - Two nights a week

This once in a life time prize is valued at €500 and courses take place from January to April.

In the Body Conditioning and Krav Maga ire Bootcamp programme, the winning contestant will lose weight, tone up and increase their fitness, all whilst having fun.

They are the ultimate weight loss and body conditioning programmes for people looking to shed the pounds.

Commando Krav Maga is the ultimate form of self defence. Combat in the streets is completely unpredictable. There are no rules. There are no referees to stop a fight. Most important: There is no honor code as anything can happen. If you choose Commando Krav Maga you will attain the knowledge and skills to:

1. Defeat any attackers including attackers armed with guns, knives, clubs, bottles, bats, etc.

2. Control or debilitate your opponent immediately - irrespective of their size or martial arts background.

3. Execute crucial and straightforward moves that can save your life.

4. Become an effective hand-to-hand combat expert!

Paul has been involved in Martial Arts since the beginning of 2000.Paul's dedication to Martial Arts and self defence has seen him travel across Europe to perfect the system of Commando Krav Maga (CKM). He has trained under Emilio Calagero and chief instructor and founder Moni Aizik. Paul currently holds a level three instructors qualification in commando Krav Maga.

More can be found on www.cmkeire.com.

For your chance to enter the competition, answer the simple question and either text/call us with the answer.

QUESTION: What year did Paul get involved in Martial Arts?

Call 1513415803 or text the word DEMOCRAT followed by your answer, name and address to 53307.

T's & C's: All entrants must be 18+. Texts and calls are €.60 per entry incl VAT. Calls from mobile cost more. Network charges vary. Lines close midnight Friday, January 21. Entries made after the close date will not count and you may be charged. By entering this competition you may be contacted by Johnston Press Group regarding future promotions. To opt out text OPTOUT to 51000. SP Phonovation Ltd. PO Box 6, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Helpline 0818217100.'

Instructor Paul McGee