A Summerhill man who pushed a woman's head into a benchtop has told a court he wants to undertake family violence offender and parenting programs.
Joshua James Summers, 27, appeared in Launceston Magistrates Court on Thursday where he pleaded guilty to three counts of common assault and seven counts of breaching a family violence order.
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Police prosecutor Mike Bonde told the court a family violence order was made in October last year.
After the order was put in place, Summers repeatedly attacked the woman verbally and physically.
On February 20 this year Summers poured a can of Red Bull over the woman and used a range of obscene insults against her.
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After Summers and the woman had an argument about money on March 2, he grabbed her head from behind and pushed her into a kitchen bench top with such force, she fell on the floor.
On March 7 Summers threw a giraffe ornament at the woman and chased her around a backyard.
Three days later he went to the woman's house, had a shower and then she screamed and begged for someone to call the police to get Summers to leave.
Summer later handed himself into police. The court heard his offending came shortly after he was released having spent 73 days in jail.
Defence lawyer Jessica Stewart told the court Summers used drugs to deal with mental health issues.
Magistrate Sharon Cure said she wanted Summers to do a family violence offender course and he indicated his desire to undertake one.
The case returns to court on April 30.